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Paper books are still better than e-books

Shanel Royal

May 15, 2013

Modern technology has resulted in the creation of e-readers, which can keep library shelves full and allow readers access to any book - e-books - in seconds.While e-books are convenient, many people still prefer traditional books. According to a 2012 Pew Internet Research Center study, 67 percent of America...

Consume news in moderation

Shanel Royal

May 8, 2013

The news keeps you informed on what is happening in the world. It can also help you make important decisions as to who to vote for and whether or not to support a cause. The more information you consume, the more knowledgeable you are. Some people feel the news is irrelevant and avoiding it at all cos...

Dating on a budget can be fun

Dating on a budget can be fun

Shanel Royal

May 1, 2013

The cost of textbooks, tuition and food can drain money from your wallet, making extracurricular activities hard to do. Being in a relationship can especially mean spending more money because you want the best for your partner and your experiences together.This can be avoiding by having a date at ho...

Living together can be revealing

Shanel Royal

May 1, 2013

After dating for awhile, a couple may choose to take their relationship a step further by moving in together.  Many couples might contemplate marriage before cohabitating, but there’s no need to move so fast – living together before tying the knot is a great way to find out if a person is right...

When choosing a major or two, be sure to choose the best for you

Shanel Royal

April 24, 2013

Students go into college picking majors that they want to have a career in or expand their knowledge on. Choosing only one major can leave students feeling like they are serving a life sentence and chained to pursuing a degree they didn’t really want in the first place. Just because a major has careers t...