R.I.P. Mr. Sandman

September 27, 2013 12:00 pm3 comments
Photo: Christina Yee

The sandman is gone, college has killed him, and insomnia is rapidly rising up to take his place. It could almost be the plot to a horror film, but then it really depends on how you look at it. The night life could be interesting, mysterious, terrible, or even beautiful. […]

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The Consequences of Chalk

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Never have I thought that a quiet night in a library study room could turn into a full-on lecture from a Public Safety officer about vandalism. On September 24th, I was waiting in a study room for the other students I was sharing the room with to return. Current President […]

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Social Media: How Much is Too Much?

September 23, 2013 11:55 am2 comments

We’ve all done it—checked our phones in the middle of class, while sitting in a meeting, or even waiting in line at the Chat. Whether it’s Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook that seizes your attention, social media has become a part of everyday life like never before. I know that I […]

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He’s the Man. She’s the…Slut?

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Ah, the infamous double standard that creates a menacing gap between men and women in the world of sex. For those of you who aren’t aware what the “sexual double standard” actually is, it’s simple: if you have a vagina, you are a slut; if you have a penis, you’re […]

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Perfection is Perception—No Matter What the Media Says

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On a summer night in July, my friends and I were getting ready to go out for a night in Center City. I walked up the stairs of my best friend’s house to see if she was almost ready. She was standing in the bathroom, brushing her teeth in the […]

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Ms. Baseball Know-It-All: The Phillies’ Questionable Off-Season Moves

September 22, 2013 12:00 pm0 comments
Photo: Christina Yee

It’s no secret that the Phillies team, at the end of the 2013 season, was pretty old. Old is a relative term, but for baseball players, the Phillies are old, and when baseball players get old, they don’t produce as much or as well. So, the logical tactic for off-season […]

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Happy News #1

September 15, 2013 12:00 pm5 comments
Photo: Christina Yee

Happy News: I’d like to start off this week’s column with little motivation; motivation not to gain the “freshmen 15”. Last weekend, I learned what doctors do for patients that can’t use standard MRI machines because of their weight. They send them to SeaWorld. Sounds odd, right? They send them […]

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Feminist Friday: #FreeBleeding

September 13, 2013 12:00 pm10 comments
Photo: Christina Yee

Have you ever felt socially oppressed by your tampons?  If so, you may be a proponent of feminism’s newest buzzed-about hashtag: #freebleeding. Before this goes any further I would like to warn anyone reading that this may get a little gross. You may have already heard of it.  This hashtag […]

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Fall Into Autumn with the Right Color

September 10, 2013 12:00 pm0 comments
Photo: Melanie Martin

Fall is right around the corner and it’s time to start shopping for the new season. Autumn is all about getting comfortable and cozy as the temperature drops. And, as the leaves change color, so can you! Fall is a great time to experiment with fashion and perhaps even change […]

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