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HackCollege Xmas Lists: Kelly

My list this year is half productive, half anti-productive. Video games are the bane of productivity for me, and are honestly the most addictive things for my body. I would never take a chance investing in a game console or games while in school. But I am taking a light course load next semester… Apple ...

This Week: HackCollege Xmas Lists

This looks like a painfully normal Christmas. Photo by flickr user ImNotQuiteJack. As much as we hate to say it sometimes, the finals Christmas season is upon us. We are all racing toward the finish line for this quarter/semester. Christmas trees are going up around campus and I’m already tired of holiday jingles. And we’re ...

How to Refuse Money from Your Parents

Dolla dolla bills. Photo by flickr user borman818. There comes that dark day every so often where a parent may casually ask during the weekly phone check-up, “Do you need money?” Usually it will be from a father. It’s his way of saying, “You’re doing well, son. Let me offer part of my paycheck to ...

This week is Goodie Two-Shoes Week on HackCollege

It’s crunch time. Finals are fast approaching. So is Thanksgiving break. There is so much work to get done before hopping on the plane on Wednesday morning for a day of hellish travel. We are asking ourselves: will I get everything done in time? Will I pass all of my classes? Is it possible for ...

Kelly’s at Notre Dame This Weekend!

Photo used without my brother’s permission. If he complains about rights to his photo, I will beat him up. Hello! Secret: I have a younger brother and he goes to Notre Dame. My family is making a pilgrimage to South Bend this weekend for the Navy game. I will inevitably have some free time to ...

Featured Desk Space: Kelly’s Desk

My desk space is… kind of cluttered and uneventful. Well, I figured it’s about time I put my own desk up here. The world wants to know. My desk may be quite the let-down for anyone expecting some crazy, avant-garde ultraproductive setup. It’s pretty plain without anything special to it. (Maybe the fact that I ...

Just Launched: Discuss Campus!

As of this morning, Discuss Campus is officially online! Given its crowd-sourced nature, it needs participation to be useful. And that’s where you come in. Head on over and create an account. If you know the answers to some of the questions, give them an answer! As time moves forward, we’ll be finding clever ways ...

Launching Tomorrow: Discuss Campus!

It’s with much excitement that we’re announcing a new member of the HackCollege family. Tomorrow morning, a new site we’re calling Discuss Campus will be launching. Discuss Campus will the the go-to place for questions about college. Anything from “What are some good schools for computer science on the West coast?” to the favorite “How ...