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Advice from the Editors
September 4, 2017

Welcome to another semester filled with books, new memories and a life of bleeding purple. Coming to a college campus for the first time can be both a terrifying and exciting experience — sometimes...

Dear Ellie: Setting rules for your roomate

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November 10, 2016

Dear Sam R., In answer to your question, it really depends on the type of people you and your roommate are. Some people can’t take subtle hints and some aren’t good at giving them. When it comes...

Dear Ellie: Drifting apart from a friend

October 19, 2016

Dear Evan M. I’m so sorry to hear that. It’s always sad to see friendships fall apart. One thing that everyone should start to learn is that there are several stages of life and sometimes during...

Dear Ellie: Procrastination Contemplation

October 12, 2016

Procrastination is a problem that, unfortunately, many of us struggle with. I have had many issues putting off what I need to do as much as I can. Here are a few things that have helped me lessen my...

A writer’s advice: how to beat writer’s block

November 17, 2015

Commentary by Jalen Cole Nov. 17, 2015 Don’t you just hate when you’re writing a paper and you get stuck on a sentence? This can be caused by two things: One, you didn’t prepare properly before...

Bad luck expert turns fails into wisdom

September 30, 2015

By Alexandria Zamecnik Editor in Chief I have been a beacon of questionable luck my entire life. There was the time I pooped my pants at Wal-Mart, slipped at graduation, fell down the stairs at...

Ask Alyssa: Implementing eco-friendly practices to the work room

April 22, 2015

April 22, 2015 By Alyssa Kirchen [typography font="Cantarell" size="25" size_format="px"]Q: There’s no emphasis on recycling where I work. How can I bring up being more eco-friendly to my workplace...

Ask Alyssa: Whitewater fun without the drinking

April 15, 2015

April 15, 2015 By Alyssa Kirchen [typography font="Cantarell" size="25" size_format="px"]Q: How can I have fun in Whitewater without heading to the bars? [/typography]   A: Being in college,...

Ask Alyssa: Spring Break or naw?

March 11, 2015

March 11, 2015 By Alyssa Kirchen [typography font="Cantarell" size="25" size_format="px"]Q: I work instead of travel during spring break. People say I’m missing out on the college experience....

Ask Alyssa: Roommate troubles?

February 25, 2015

Feb. 25, 2015 By Alyssa Kirchen [typography font="Cantarell" size="25" size_format="px"] What to do if my roommates are not respectful of my space? I don’t want to lose my friends, but I’m...

Ask Alyssa: Weekends home or on campus?

February 18, 2015

Feb. 18, 2015 By Alyssa Kirchen [typography font="Cantarell" size="25" size_format="px"] I want to have a social life in college, but I love going home on the weekends. Is it possible to have both? [/typography]   A: It’s...

Ask Alyssa: How to handle long distance love

February 4, 2015

Feb. 4, 2015 By Alyssa Kirchen Q: How do I deal with a long distance relationship while in college? A: Long distance relationships are hard in any circumstance. Whether you are a few hours away...

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