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Quick Tip: Bring the Classic Start Button and Menu to Windows 8

Quick Tip: Bring the Classic Start Button and Menu to Windows 8

The latest version of Windows brought a slew of changes to the operating system’s user interface. The biggest of which was the removal of the classic start button and menu. In their place, Microsoft introduced a horizontal scrolling, tablet-friendly desktop, code-named “Metro.” Those of you used to the start button and menu — which have ...

National Stress Awareness Day: Tips for Relaxing

National Stress Awareness Day: Tips for Relaxing

Now that the income tax deadline is finally behind us, it’s time to celebrate an altogether appropriate holiday: National Stress Awareness Day. Since college students are now getting ready for the last few months before summer, it’s also a good time to take a moment to learn how to recognize the causes of stress, and ...

How To Get Rid Of Bugs (The Natural Way)

How To Get Rid Of Bugs (The Natural Way)

All it takes is one bad roommate or a really hot summer or someone leaving a whole sack of potatoes on the Lazy Susan… Sigh. But it happens. Infestation. And you have no idea what you can possibly do to stem the tide of teensy, multi-legged beasties that keep showing up in your pantries. Or ...

8 Steps To Finding An Awesome Landlord

8 Steps To Finding An Awesome Landlord

The difference between an awesome landlord and a bad one? You don’t want to know. Just a hint though, look up bedbugs. Yeah, it’s serious.  If you’re gonna move your entire life off campus then you need to be living under the care of a person or company that gives a damn. Perhaps you take ...

How To Maximize Your “Fun Money”

How To Maximize Your “Fun Money”

In college, you have to handle your budget. Unfortunately for many of us, that can be difficult: you pay for the Internet one week and you find out you have no money for books, or socks, or suddenly you’re ten-thousand dollars deep in gambling debt. It happens to all of us (okay, maybe just me?) ...

How To Have A Better Self-Relationship

How To Have A Better Self-Relationship

This Valentine’s day, you’re in a relationship. No, not with the person you made out with last night in exchange for breadsticks, you breadstick-loving weirdo. You’re in a relationship with yourself. Love it or hate it, you’re stuck with yourself. Even if you wear a cool fake mustache, you’re still the same you. So, knowing ...

How To Avoid Being Tracked Online

How To Avoid Being Tracked Online

When we come to college, oftentimes we buy a new laptop to use for school. This point can come right before you start your college career or in the middle of it, and when it does, it is our duty to ensure our own identity and our computer’s security protection packages are all squared away. ...

When (And How) To Take Breaks

When (And How) To Take Breaks

Doing stuff is an important part of college- whatever it is, class, parties, or work- doing it is how it gets done. That’s obvious.  But taking breaks and strategic rests are equally important to keep you going. To make sure you maximize your doings, it’s important to know when to stop, what to stop, and ...

How To Make Great Memories In College

How To Make Great Memories In College

The spring semester at college can be sluggish: It’s the same people and the same atmosphere as last semester, so it feels safe and comfy. With half the school year finished, all the students have a little more solidarity. The seniors are at peace with their final semester, and the freshmen finally have their first ...

Understanding How to be Successful

Understanding How to be Successful

Part of being in college means everything that you do is a small step towards your future. You’re taking most classes because your major requires them in order to get your degree, which you are hopefully going to apply in any profession that you choose to go into. Sure, some of those classes might seem ...

How to Get Energy without Caffeine

How to Get Energy without Caffeine

Recently, there’s been a lot of talk about the potentially life-threatening effects of drinking energy drinks, particularly after the news of how Monster Energy Drinks have a possible connection to 5 deaths since 2004. But, then again, it is almost finals week, so how else are you going to spend all night cramming? Luckily, there ...

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