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Use Your College ID for Hometown Holiday Discounts

Use Your College ID for Hometown Holiday Discounts

If you’re in your hometown for the holidays, it can be tempting to stick to your old haunts, or—if you are appropriately college student broke—avoid leaving your house because of lack of funds. However, your city may be a completely different entertainment venue for you now that you have a college ID. In particular, local ...

Watch, Read, Make: That’s All, Folks

Watch, Read, Make: That’s All, Folks

This is going to be the last of the year’s Watch, Read, Makes, as it’s winter break for nearly everyone, and Fridays aren’t so special when you have a month to drink on a Tuesday with limited social censure. So, with that in mind, let’s make it a good one! Watch: To get you in the ...

TweetMemeFace+: TripIt Makes Social Travel a Breeze

TweetMemeFace+: TripIt Makes Social Travel a Breeze

If you’re planning a trip over your winter break (I’m going to Dollywood!), TripIt can help you make the process easier. I’ve written about the site before, but in a nutshell, it’s a hub in which to organize your flights, travel plans during your vacation, and information about the weather. The interface is easy-to-use and ...

Use Winter Break to Make Something Cool

Use Winter Break to Make Something Cool

If the thought of heading back to your hometown for winter break has you bummed out, you’re not alone. Leaving college friends, obeying parental rules if you’re still living with them, and negotiating the family drama that holidays bring out is never fun. If you’re staying on campus, there might not be that many people ...

Watch, Read, Make: Finals are a Gem

Watch, Read, Make: Finals are a Gem

Watch: You know what is transcendent and awesome? Leslie Hall’s career, exemplified by “Hydrate, Gyrate.” (Please don’t watch this at work. I don’t want you to be fired on my account. She started her internet existence with a completely straight-faced satirical blog about gem sweaters. And then started a satirical rap career that is also ...

TweetMemeFace+: Use Social Media to Crowd Source Decisions

TweetMemeFace+: Use Social Media to Crowd Source Decisions

I tend to stress over really trivial decisions, particularly when it comes to hair. I know, objectively, that any haircut I’m considering will probably look fine, but I spend hours comparing my options as a way of procrastinating. Tonight, I found a way to work around that tendency: crowd sourced research via Facebook. If you’re ...

Three Ways to Survive Finals Madness

Three Ways to Survive Finals Madness

Finals season is upon college students like the Plague was on Europe in 1348. Not good. If you’re finding yourself stressed out, twitchy, and about to start crying in the computer lab, don’t. Instead, follow these three tips to make finals a little less “gut-wrenchingly awful” and a little more “unpleasant, but liveable.” Stock your ...

TweetMemeFace+: Use Facebook for Easy Gift Shopping

TweetMemeFace+: Use Facebook for Easy Gift Shopping

Figuring out what to get people for the holidays is never easy. Fortunately, if you’re shopping for internet-savvy peers who are comfortable putting their every last preference online, it’s just gotten a lot easier with social media and Etsy, the online marketplace where geekery is an official category. Their Facebook tie-in gift finder connects with your ...

Five Ways to Painlessly Start Packing for Winter Break

Five Ways to Painlessly Start Packing for Winter Break

Finals season is sneaking up, and with it the dread of having to re-pack all of your life into a few boxes and head back home. If you’re worried about how you’ll possibly fit all of your things into a reasonable number of containers as you head home for winter break, now is the time ...

TweetMemeFace+: Social Media, Used for Good!

TweetMemeFace+: Social Media, Used for Good!

Just in time for Thanksgiving, here’s a heartwarming story: students at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock are helping to promote a local food bank as part of their public relations class. The students are combining the efforts to blog for the food bank and keep up their social media presence on Twitter and ...

Celebrate Thanksgiving with Tact, Grace, and Unwrinkled Clothes

Celebrate Thanksgiving with Tact, Grace, and Unwrinkled Clothes

Thanksgiving is nearly upon us (assuming you’re in the US), and that means a couple of things: possibly seeing your family for the first time in months, packing up for the weekend, and happily ignoring that looming essay on post-structuralist critique of modern art while hanging out with friends in the name of a holiday where you ...

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