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Cutting ties with coffee may be your most difficult breakup

Rayanne Painter // September 26, 2018

If you’re anything like me, an 8 a.m. class is hell on earth.The ritual starts right when you wake up; that first cup of coffee hits your lips within minutes of rolling out of bed and, by the time...

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Too much true crime

Alex Horne // February 19, 2016

Finally comfortable, you close your eyes in your soft warm bed and begin to drift asleep. Then your eyes open. You remember you just finished watching "Dateline."Quickly arising, you check every window...

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Coffee high

Sam Rios // February 18, 2016

Just take a look around campus on any given morning. Lattes, cold brews and iced coffees. Students line up like zombies just to get their morning fix. No matter how they are consumed, these drinks are...

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Rainy weather may make students sad

January 26, 2016

Students avoiding the outdoor world, or feeling unexplained sorrow, may be experiencing seasonal affective disorder, or depression with seasonal patterns. It is more commonly found in northern regions.Northern...

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Attending class: Students’ first priority

Kristina Martinez // September 30, 2015

As the first month back in school comes to an end, it often leads me to do some self-reflecting. How many classes have I missed so far?I can't stand missing class. As much as I would prefer to sleep in...

Better to shut up than one-up.

Alyssa Dunning // September 29, 2014

The trend of one-upping one another is annoying, more annoying than any other trend. It's Tuesday morning and I am exhausted. Although it is my own fault for procrastinating, I had to work on a paper...

The dangers of coffee dependency

Kristina Martinez // February 20, 2014

The way people talk about coffee and their dependance on it is similar to how drug addicts refer to drugs. Coffee is not something needed in order for the human body to function. But it seems that...

Manage time better to sleep more

Kristina Martinez // February 6, 2014

Those last few minutes of sleep after hitting the snooze button is some of the most precious time in a college student’s day. As important as sleep is, it is often one of the last things on our...

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