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Thursday, September 21, 2017
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Selfie revolution: Be a role model, not just a model

Rate this article and enter to winMultiple-choice question: What are selfies for? Selfies promote community awareness. Selfies celebrate who we are. Selfies are for ignorant Instagrammers fishing for compliments.All three answers came from undergraduates...
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What would you do in an active shooting scenario?

 What would you do in an active shooting?Ever think about what you would do if you were caught up in an active shooting scenario? For anyone paying even remote attention to national news, it’s...
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Yes, they will Google you: How to be proactive with your online presence

Rate this article and enter to winWhat if a potential employer, academic supervisor, or date searches for you online (as they certainly will), and finds—right there!—your elegant design portfolio or insightful blog posts, and...
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Fame vs. science: Which drives your health choices?

Rate this article and enter to winHere’s a question I ask myself whenever I sit down to write a news article about recombinant DNA: How would Scott Disick word it? Sure, he’s had some...
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Tune in: 6 podcasts to expand your world

Rate this article and enter to winAre you scrolling helplessly through your playlist? As you’re walking to class, commuting, or wishing you had a kitten to photograph in your coffee cup for Instagram, why...
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Gaming the system

Video games are an increasingly popular workout option, thanks to the motion controls that work with many game consoles. And yes, they can help us get fit, though the intensity matters (and is variable),...
Millennials are poised to claim the midterm elections

Millennials are poised to claim the midterm elections

Ready to feel empowered? Next month could kick-off an era of Millennial political dominance. People born between 1980 and 2000 make up the largest generation in American history, and now that most of us...
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Look up!: Is your smart phone replacing your social life?

Rate this article and enter to winSmartphones are integrated into our lives—almost as much as toothbrushes, textbooks, and cat videos. By 2013, nearly three out of four college students had a smartphone. “Meeting someone...
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Go off the grid: How unplugging can help you unwind

Rate this article and enter to win $1,000In today’s gadget-crazed culture, it’s easy to get lost among a frenzy of text messages, smartphone apps, and social media. According to a recent Student Health 101 survey, 58...
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The body as a canvas: Choosing if body art is right for you

Rate this article and enter to winWhen Kelsey Rogers got the opportunity to become a tattoo artist, she didn’t have any tattoos. But even then, she realized that for many people, the decision to...