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College Life and the Joy of New Beginnings

College Life and the Joy of New Beginnings

I grew up dreading the start of high school and middle school. As I held on to the final weeks of long nights and late mornings, the days of endless homework and 6 a.m. alarms frighteningly crept forward. But, for freshmen arriving on campus for the first time, everyone is[Read More…]

by August 13, 2014 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns

"22 Jump Street" gave a perfect example of how no one knows exactly what to expect when they start living together in college.

Navigating the Delights and Difficulties of a Roommate

Having a roommate is a lot like living with a sibling. You see them at their worst, and they see the same of you. Just as interfamilial relationships can differ immensely, so can roommate relations. Not much can prepare incoming freshmen for what it will be like to live five[Read More…]

by July 30, 2014 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns

Sam and Mikaela (Shia LaBeouf and Megan Fox) in "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen."

The Risks of Going the Distance

Ah, the long-distance relationship. If there’s one thing we can all be certain of, it’s that this is not for the faint of heart. Sadly, many people who choose to make this commitment, don’t’ fully understand how difficult it can be. The typical difficulties of a long distance relationship are[Read More…]

by July 16, 2014 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns

Despite what movies like "Adventureland" promise, not all dull jobs turn into something exciting.

The Downside of Summer

We all dream of summer vacation. And in part, our ideas of what those long, free days will hold are shaped by the countless movies we’ve seen about the adventures that can happen in this wonderfully unpredictable time. From movies like “Adventureland” that promise us that even a dull holiday[Read More…]

by July 2, 2014 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns

The example set by the characters in "Community" may set unrealistic expectations about forming relationships.

The Question of Community

“Community” is not only a great show title, but also perfectly sums up the TV show’s Greendale Community College’s Spanish class study group. The show follows a group of students who hail from a multiplicity of races and age groups as they meet to study for a Spanish class they[Read More…]

by June 18, 2014 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide