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What can you learn from your roommate?

By Cody Laplante | October 22, 2012

The honeymoon phase has come to a close and roommate bickering is at its highest. The CA’s are pulling out roommate agreements and you are about ready to pull your hair out. Yes, I know you have been living with this absolutely unreasonable person since...

Top 10 reasons to volunteer your time

By Erica Wood-Bedi | October 21, 2012

10. Learn about different cultures: You may have come from one of Chicago’s racially segregated neighborhoods where you rarely saw people who didn’t look, act or talk like you. Volunteering in an impoverished community allows you to meet people with...

Sarcasm is a useful tool for those who know their limit

By Anthony Szudarski | October 21, 2012

There is one particular style of spoken word I love most: Sarcasm. If you’ve ever talked to me for any length of time, you know my humor is dry and mainly filled with sarcasm. But come on, who isn’t a little sarcastic every now and then? Now, I could...

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