Monthly Archives: May 2016

Keeping healthy amid Zika fears

Keeping Healthy Amid Zika Fears Have you heard of that scary word, Zika? It seems to be everywhere - from the news to the Olympics. But what is it? Should you be worried? The Zika virus is spread generally by the Aedes species of the mosquito. While that may sound fancy, the virus is not.…
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How Starting College Can Mean Starting Fresh

How Starting College Can Mean Starting Fresh: I didn't take high school seriously, and I hung out with what some people might refer to as the "partier crowd". After starting college, I became a straight-laced pre-med student who studied 80+ hours a week. My sister has a similar story. She was kind of a rule-breaker in middle school,…
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SCHOOL HACK: Tricks for Writing Literary Analysis

SCHOOL HACK: Tricks for Writing Literary Analysis   You've got your thesis down, and you're on the road to greatness. You've written your topic sentences, and you've plopped a super awesome quote in your body paragraph. Great. [Long pause]     Now what? Now you need to explain yourself. Tell the reader how your quote proves your…
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5 Misconceptions about College Athletes

5 Misconceptions about College Athletes                     1. They don’t have to study: No, they study as same as other students. In fact, they need to meet GPA requirements to be eligible for the college and the sports division.   2. NCAA is only way: Although the NCAA is…
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