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Friends before enemies

Kristina Martinez

December 9, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

My friend is having a birthday dinner but she invited a girl I don’t get along with. How do I handle the situation? -Anonymous   Dear Anonymous, There are always going to be situations in life that make you uncomfortable. This will probably be one of them. But your ...

Girls, take dating initiative

Tara Miller

December 4, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

It’s OK for girls to make the first move. As women, taking charge when it comes to asking a guy out is commonly perceived as abnormal. However, the pathetic perception that guys should always be the ones to ask girls out...

WiseCat: Studies before love

Kristina Martinez

December 2, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

How do I tell a boyfriend that he is becoming a distraction from school? -Anonymous Juggling a relationship with the demands of school can be difficult in college. You came here for school, and that should be your first priority h...

Media’s portrayal of women is destructive

Valerie Teegardin

December 1, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Equal rights? Hardly. Land of the free? Guess again. We say that as Americans we are sexually liberated, yet women are still bound to the belief that they have to embody sexual appeal in order to gain status and success. The...

Separating yourself from negative friends

Kristina Martinez

November 10, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

How do you separate yourself from friends that have no future without hurting them? - Kristal Burnett, 24 Dear Kristal, You should always try to better yourself, regardless of the struggles and obstacles life throws at us. I...

Men, try commitment

Men, try commitment

October 29, 2013

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