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Day 16 – Time for a relaxing picnic: A first-hand account of studying abroad

By Catherine Carter | July 18, 2019

Good morning everyone! Today was a fairly relaxing day. I did some much needed laundry and enjoyed the nice weather by taking a stroll around town before dinner. For tonight’s meal, the staff did a cookout. We usually eat in a fancy dining hall that...

Surprising Must-Haves for Your Apartment

By Sarah Lalond | November 9, 2018

The difficult decisions are over. The apartment is picked, a roommate is lined up and the lease is finally signed. However, for first-time renters, there are still other factors to consider in apartment living.Hannah Mintz, junior electrical engineering...

Using Facebook in the hiring process is a form of discrimination

Using Facebook in the hiring process is a form of discrimination

By Logan Short | April 18, 2011

A few weeks ago, I wrote about Facebook's ability to increase cultural awareness and, thus, greater understanding and tolerance in our society. This is hindered if users are forced to hide their flaws or "taboo" lifestyles in fear of being judged. For...

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