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Sugaring can be both sweet and sour

Rayanne Painter // September 18, 2018

Money is tight for those of us in college, or for other adults trying to make their business or career goals workout. Wouldn’t it be great to have some help through the struggles?It’s no secret...

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How to cope with long distance relationships

Grant Schmieding // March 26, 2018

Long distance relationships are about as much fun as just about every Ramsay Bolton scene in Game of Thrones. After my own long distance relationship, I would rather go shopping for my own coffin than...

Nick Robinson plays Simon Spier, a closeted teen who searches for the mysterious classmate under the alias Blue.

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‘Love, Simon’ inspires people to be who they are

Julia Maldonado // March 26, 2018

It doesn’t get cheesier than a guy searching for his perfect love story. Simon Spier (Nick Robinson) has a seemingly normal life with a loving family in a picturesque suburban home and a great...

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Letters to: My Valentine

Kendall George // February 15, 2018

Dear Valentine,First off, let me just say that I hate Valentine's Day. In my opinion, this holiday is just a way for big corporations to sell chocolate, roses and sadness to its consumers. I would much...

Soul Mates Playlist

Julia Maldonado // September 11, 2017

1. Hero – Enrique Iglesias – Escape 2. I Don’t Wanna Miss a Thing – Aerosmith – I Don’t Wanna Miss a Thing 3. All of Me – John Legend – Love...

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The O Face: College relationships are bound to fail

Mina Marjanovic // October 21, 2016

It was not until I had moved in with my college boyfriend that I realized I wanted out. Not just out of the house, but out of the relationship. This experience made me realize that most college relationships...

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Selfies promote self-confidence

Lorinda Sasan and David Molina // October 13, 2016

Selfies are described as narcissistic and less appealing when viewed by outsiders while the subjects taking selfies rate their own photos as more appealing, according to an article published in the journal...

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The O Face: Call me daddy

Lorinda Sasan // October 11, 2016

Pet name noun: a name that is used instead of a someone’s usual first name to express fondness or familiarity. Familiar pet names used include baby, sweetheart, honey, angel, sugar, darling and daddy....

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Change our partners, change ourselves

William Rein // April 5, 2016
Despite the advancing wave of stubbornness, sometimes it really is better to let others change us
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Pets are the best therapy

Brittany Mcclintock // February 23, 2016
When in doubt, talk to your cat. That's not crazy cat lady status, but if you don't talk to them, you might go crazy.
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Love is color blind

Brittany Mcclintock // February 16, 2016
Interracial couples are the best kind of couples.
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Loving through long-distance relationships

Brittany Mcclintock // August 25, 2015
Being in a long-distance relationship is one of the toughest things I've done, but he makes it totally worth it.
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