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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

Bearded athletes claim enhanced performance

Nicholas Woodard

October 29, 2013

Filed under Columns, Sports

Novembeard is coming. Please prepare your faces. Yes, it's almost that time of year again. The month where every able-faced fella feels compelled to carry on the sacred tradition of abandoning razor and shaving cream for an...

Six steps to snagging a perfect roomie

Kristina Martinez

October 29, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Deciding where to live can be tricky, but deciding who to live with can be even trickier. Whether you are kicking a roommate out or trying to find new ones, finding a good roommate can very much be like dating someone. Although...

Keep electronic devices off during class

Nick Sestanovich

October 26, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

It’s no secret that lectures can be boring or tedious for students. Even I’ll admit to occasionally zoning out when professors are talking. However, I realize that I’m in class to learn, so I make a concerted ef...

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