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5 Cheap Ideas for Hangouts

5 Cheap Ideas for Hangouts

Sometimes it’s easy to make friends at school. You spend lots of time in the same places: class, student organizations, campus jobs and local hangouts. But other times, like when you move off campus or start graduate school, it can feel like you never see your pals. Try out one of these entertaining ideas to ...

5 Apps for the Best Summer Road Trip

5 Apps for the Best Summer Road Trip

There are plenty of reasons for college students to hop behind the wheel and hit the open road in the summer, from visiting a new campus, to checking out awesome beaches and landmarks. But with gas prices constantly fluctuating and the ever-present possibility of that flat tire or sudden traffic jam, road trips definitely have ...

Make the Most of Pokémon Go on Campus

Make the Most of Pokémon Go on Campus

In the last few weeks, Pokémon Go has absolutely exploded as arguably the most popular smartphone application out there. Reportedly, it has even beat out Candy Crush with the most daily active users, coming in at more than 21 million users on a daily basis, compared to Candy Crush’s 20 million. Apparently, the Pokémon Go ...

Has Pokémon Go Installed Hidden Malware on Your Phone?

Has Pokémon Go Installed Hidden Malware on Your Phone?

With the rapid rise of Pokémon Go, many players may be focused on finding, catching, and socializing—-unaware of what’s happening behind their screens: malware. This latest security issue follows recent concerns that the iOS version of Pokémon Go can grab user data through access to players’ Google accounts. Pokémon Go combines the classic 20-year-old franchise ...

Easy Summer Adventures for Students

Easy Summer Adventures for Students

Summer: lauded as a time of glorious freedom, but for many it instead means a shift from the classroom to temporary employment. But just because most of your time is dedicated to minimum-wage labor, summer classes or family obligations, it doesn’t mean that you can’t have some great adventures. Whether you’re a summer camp cook, ...

How to Save on Summer Travel

How to Save on Summer Travel

Summer is an ideal time to travel as a college student—school is out, and your responsibilities and obligations are far fewer in number. But, you might find that your budget is holding you back from taking that trip you’ve been dreaming about since the start of spring semester. Whether you’re daydreaming about traveling domestically or ...

Why It’s Okay to be Single in College

Why It’s Okay to be Single in College

You know the scene: you take a break from studying and glance over social media, and all of your feeds are flooded with high school friends getting married and having babies. Meanwhile, you still spend your Thursday nights with your dog binge-watching Supernatural on Netflix. I mean, that can’t just be me. Can it? Being ...

30 Strange College Courses Worth Investigating

30 Strange College Courses Worth Investigating

I’m not sure what spurred my obsession with weird college degrees and courses, but I’ve been keeping a journal with a list for years now. Every once in awhile I enjoy sharing the weird things I stumble upon in course catalogs or on the internet, and today is one of those sharing days. After some ...

Hack College Investigates: Student Union

Hack College Investigates: Student Union

This article is a part of a series where Hack College writers investigate different parts of campus life in order to provide readers with  information on how you can use this service better while in college. Stay tuned for other parts of campus. You’ve probably walked through this building to get to your next class. ...

How to Make Friends as an Introvert

How to Make Friends as an Introvert

Many high schoolers can’t wait to get to college. For them, the opportunity to get away from home, pursue academic interests and make new friends is exciting. But some people aren’t as eager to go to college. If you’re the kind of person who struggles to make new friends, you might be worried about the ...

How to Maximize the Impact of Study Abroad

Studying abroad tops many students’ list of the most fun and most life-changing part of college. It’s a chance to be somewhere exciting and different, to live in a new context, and to make friends and have experiences far outside previous opportunities in either hometowns or home college contexts. For most people, the “point” of ...

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