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The Campus Companion Advice Corner

The Campus Companion Advice Corner

| April 5, 2013 | 18 Comments

Real advice, straight from campus. Got a question? We’ve got an answer.  Tired of hearing about what your college experience might be like? Have some burning questions that you’re embarrassed to ask about? Look no further! The Advice Corner allows you to submit your questions anonymously to college students who have gone through anything and […]

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This Is You On Marijuana

This Is You On Marijuana

| March 26, 2013 | 1 Comment

Marijuana acts on the body a number of ways, altering mood, reflexes, appetite, and memory.

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How to Pass Classes Without Being Addicted to Coffee

How to Pass Classes Without Being Addicted to Coffee

| March 22, 2013 | 6 Comments

Coffee. The word is pretty much synonymous with college. Walking across the green to class, it’s virtually impossible to see anyone without a travel mug. Lining up at Starbucks or Dunkin Donuts is totally worth it over eating in the 30 minutes you have between classes. Before pulling an all-nighter in the library, it’s standard procedure to brew a tar-like blend to sustain you through your academic odyssey. Coffee is your life-force. It makes you who you are in college…strong enough to withstand sleep deprivation and absurdities galore. Yet, given the unnatural amount that most college students consume, your coffee addiction could very well be killing you.

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Sleep Paralysis: The College Curse

Sleep Paralysis: The College Curse

| March 3, 2013 | 32 Comments

At some point the dorm fire alarm sounded, and I knew I had to get up and go outside. With great difficulty I managed to muster open a single eyelid, and I could hear the trampling sounds of several people walking down the stairs near my room. The alarm was still ringing, and as I looked around the room through blurry vision, I realized that I could not physically lift my head. Panic started to settle in as I realized that it was not just my head that I could not move, but my arms and legs were completely limp and all my mental efforts to move were not being executed by my limbs. I was wide awake, but my body was not, and I was trapped inside of it for what felt like hours. After panically reciting a few prayers, thinking I was about to die, I managed to somehow put my mind back to sleep, and the next time I woke up, I could fully move again.

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The Spring Break Conundrum

The Spring Break Conundrum

| February 27, 2013 | 36 Comments

Even though winter seems like a never-ending, snowpocalyptic abyss right now, Spring Break is right around the corner! Is your Spring Break planned out? Okay…me neither. But luckily, college students like us have OPTIONS. From visiting family at home and catching up on Netflix to jetting off Cancun, there’s so much out there for all […]

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The Illness Nobody Wants to Talk About: Depression

The Illness Nobody Wants to Talk About: Depression

| February 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Depression and mood disorders are finally starting to get the attention they deserve on college campuses.

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