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The FoMO phenomenon: Why you may have a fear of missing out

Rate this article and enter to win“Vvvt. Vvvt.” You feel your cell phone vibrate, alerting you to a new status update or text message. No matter that you’re driving; you need to see what...
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Beat the stress before your test

Rate this article and enter to winThere is a famous scene in the movie Summer School where a group of students is about to take a test. One classmate lets out a blood-curdling scream and says,...
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Present yourself on paper: Effective résumés and cover letters

Rate this article and enter to winIn this increasingly competitive job market, your first chance to make an impression is often the only one you’ll get. Most employers spend no more than 10 seconds...
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The student guide to going out

Rate this article and enter to winGoing to a party? Or throwing one? Party-throwers and party-goers play a vital role in shaping the sexual culture of your campus. Party-throwers are the social engineers who...
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When is marijuana use a problem? And why that’s hard to answer

Rate this article and enter to winThis content was developed with extensive input from the Professional Advisory Board of Student Health 101, which includes two physicians and 12 campus health educators and related specialists.As...
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Firsthand stories of first-gen students

Rate this article and enter to winGoing to college is one of life’s most rewarding—and also demanding—experiences. For first-generation college students whose parents did not have the same opportunities, the financial, social, academic, and...
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E-CIGARETTES Unhealth-E or OK?

A few years ago, they were rarely seen in the wild. Now you can find them next to the Blow Pops in gas stations. They’re E-cigarettes, and they got popular fast. Researchers are scrambling...
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Selfie revolution: Be a role model, not just a model

Rate this article and enter to winMultiple-choice question: What are selfies for? Selfies promote community awareness. Selfies celebrate who we are. Selfies are for ignorant Instagrammers fishing for compliments.All three answers came from undergraduates...
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Stop hitting snooze: How to make the most of your morning

Rate this article and enter to winIn a recent Student Health 101 survey, nearly 40 percent of respondents said they’re naturally “night owls.” At the same time, almost 80 percent noted having responsibilities at 9:00 a.m....
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How to look tan without a tanning bed

Rate this article and enter to winWhatever your natural skin color, you may have strong views about tanning (for or against). Here’s what turned things around for an undergraduate at the University of Memphis,...