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Music

10 Songs Keeping Me Sane This Week: Memories

I can hear a good or not-so-good tune and it transports me back to a time and place when it became important to me. I have a knack for strong memories tied to songs. 

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Just for Fun

Things I Am Doing Because I’m a Goddamned Adult

Due to the fact that I am a responsible and mature being, I am partaking in the following activities:

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Humor

Things You Can Do with Your Friends*

*According to my roommate Tired of those ladymags with their crazy suggestions about how to dress or what’s trendy or what’s cool? Well just in time for summer, this ladymag has some suggestions for fun things you can do with your friends, as my roommate has attempted all of these activities with me.

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Music

Ten Songs Keeping Me Sane This Week: Dealing with Retail Customers Edition

The holidays are upon us, which means my work is super busy. My sanity is definitely dependent on tuning out 20 versions of “Blue Christmas” and zoning out the angry customers who are upset we don’t carry some obscure form of cookie. 

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Pop Culture

Five Shows to Bingewatch on Netflix Over Thanksgiving Weekend

Thanksgiving weekend is fast approaching, and for many of us who don’t work in retail or restaurants, it’s a four-day weekend. If you’re like me, being around family and having to be “on” all the time on Thanksgiving Day can be exhausting. And the craziness of Black Friday is enough to make me avoid the […]

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Music

Ten Songs Keeping Me Sane This Week: Penultimate Tracks

While researching my last column, I realized that a lot of second-to-last tracks were amazing. Like the final track edition, some of my favorites, like “Putting the Damage On” have already been used in some of my previous columns.

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Music

10 Songs Keeping Me Sane This Week-Last Track Edition

This list is inspired by KEXP’s morning radio host. He did two days’ worth of closing tracks from albums, and a lot of them were awesome. Unfortunately, I have already blown through a few last tracks on a few of my other lists. Both “Hurt” and “Street Spirit (Fade Out)” are final tracks.

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Pop Culture

6 Fun Things to Stream on Netflix This Weekend

Looking for something to watch this weekend but unsure of what to pick? Here are six awesome shows and films to stream on Netflix. Some can even help you get your bingewatch fix.

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Music

5 Songs Getting Me through Today

This is the end of a long week! Here are five songs to get you through the last day before the weekend. They’re definitely helping me!

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Pop Culture

5 Shows on Netflix That Will Make It All OK, I Promise!

So judging from what I’ve seen on Facebook and elsewhere, a lot of us are very disappointed in the TV shows we love (I’m looking at you, Game of Thrones, and yes, even Hannibal). But worry not! There’s hope with Netflix! Here are five shows that will make it all okay!

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Music

5 Great Writing Playlists for This Week

Guess what? Camp NaNoWriMo is in April, and if you’re like me, the spring is a much more creative time because of the simple reason that it’s lighter out. Anyhow, here are five playlists to get you started.

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Music

5 Songs Getting Me Through Work This Week

Let’s face it, work for me this week has been a little cray-cray. Here are five songs that are getting me through and helping me stay sane.

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Perspectives

A Few Tips for Undergrads (and Teaching Assistants) from a (Former) Graduate Assistant

It’s that time of year when students and professor return to college classrooms to, gods willing, learn something to take out into the world. Last semester became an extended learning moment for me when I agreed to become a graduate assistant for one of my professors. Like many graduate assistants, my duties included creating and […]

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Humor

18 Things Only People With Colds Will Understand

Not everyone can have a cold. For those of us lucky enough to have one, we still have to deal with haters who are jealous of our cups of steaming tea and piles of tissue. And we all know the fun will some day end and we have to deal with being cold-free again. But […]

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Ladyguides

Finally, A Life Advice List Not Aimed at Millennials

It seems like you can’t hock a loogie without hitting an article about all the things 20-somethings are doing wrong, or should be doing, or need to do ASAP if they’re going to be high-powered CEOs with perfect marriages and 2.5 dogs by the time they hit 30. This is not one of those articles.