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Pinky Up: Your Guide to Tea

Pinky Up: Your Guide to Tea

Tea. Just the word inspires images of let’s-pretend parties, classy English afternoons, and cozy evenings with a Jane Austen novel. It’s a drink that has invaded every corner of the globe… in fact, I’m drinking a cup of tea as I’m writing this. Tea is my absolute favorite drink, in fact, and it’s on its...
Why People's Relationships are None of Your Business

Why People’s Relationships are None of Your Business

A friend of mine got married yesterday. Within minutes, I was all over those Facebook pictures like a kid on double-chocolate cake. Last month, when a classmate from high school announced she was engaged, I rapidly clicked through her profile (and his), dying to figure out exactly how old are they, anyway? I have what...
Health 101: Medicine Cabinet Essentials

Health 101: Medicine Cabinet Essentials

You know the feeling all too well. The itchy, watery eyes. The nose rubbed raw from one too many tissues. The aching muscles that refuse to let you get out of bed, let alone go to class. Everyone gets sick, at some point or another. As I laid in bed last week with a 101-degree...
Living With (and Loving) Your RA

Living With (and Loving) Your RA

Most girls in their twenties have lived or are currently living in campus housing. Most likely, you have an RA–also known as a Resident Assistant, Community Advisor, Resident Mentor, Peer Advisor, and so on–who is in charge of your floor, area, or building. I remember moving in on my very first day of college, amazed...