Self-Improvement

What We Don’t Miss About High School

What We Don’t Miss About High School

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Movie culture preaches that high school is about falling in love with a next door neighbor, eating outside on the quad and answering your phone in the middle of a class because your BFF has gossip to spill about your arch enemy. Most likely, high school was never like that for any of us.

Realistic Resolutions

Realistic Resolutions

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The holiday season is upon us, which means extensive amounts of food, visits with relatives and the anticipation of receiving (and giving) the perfect gift. But after all the holiday hype comes the best night of all: New Years.

Digital Deals

Digital Deals

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Black Friday sales have come and gone, but Christmas is quickly approaching and there are still many presents to be bought. As busy college students, we don’t have the time or money to spend on over priced Christmas gifts. Buying gifts can be tedious and very time consuming, and with finals season right around the corner, buying presents needs to be as quick and time efficient as possible.

Give A Gift That Keeps on Giving

Give A Gift That Keeps on Giving

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With the holidays just around the corner, it’s time to think of giving. Surrounded by so many options, it’s hard to pick out an individual, personalized gift that you know your loved one will appreciate. Instead of going with a mainstream gift this year, why not give a gift that gives back?

Defeat Winter Blues

Defeat Winter Blues

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Is it just me, or is the weather in State College getting colder and colder as the days go by?

For those of you who are dreading the chill and grayness of winter, there is hope. Winter doesn’t have to be the most depressing season. Here are some warm, fun and easy ways to defeat those blues.

To Tip, Or Not To Tip: That Should Never Be the Question

To Tip, Or Not To Tip: That Should Never Be the Question

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This past summer I bartended to support myself through an unpaid internship, I came to rely heavily on tips, as my hourly base pay was only $2.83. After this experience, I never tip less than 15 percent at dinner, always tip 20 percent or more if the waitress goes above and beyond, and base my bar tips on how expensive my order is (i.e. $4 bill gets a $2 tip, $8 bill gets a $4 tip, etc.).

The Flu Shot You Won’t Be Afraid Of

The Flu Shot You Won’t Be Afraid Of

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Fall has arrived… and with it the season for flu shots. Per usual, the Student Health Center will offer fall flu clinics every Tuesday and Thursday of this month (check the UHS website for posted dates, hours and locations) – and, even though students are aware of the benefits that come with vaccination, there will always be those who hesitate. To many, needles rank among the scariest of Halloween’s ghouls and goblins. With that we couldn’t agree more, which is why we looked for (and found) a much less frightening option.