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What’s worse: losing a significant other or a best friend? What if it’s both? I’ve been contemplating this question, searching for an answer for over a month now, and I just can’t seem to find an answer. I guess I should consider it a blessing,

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I have never really put much thought into death—at least, not my own. I never understood the point. Death is inevitable, and there’s not much I can do about it now, so why waste my living time?  Dread, fear, or existentialism; I made it through

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Please enjoy this comprehensive guide to managing existential dread! Step One: Just don’t think about it! Really, it’s that easy. Don’t focus on the fact that any choice could redirect your life. Or someone else’s. Don’t think about how your world would be different if

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I have a cosmic connection to Thursdays; a lot of significant events in my life have happened on a Thursday. First off, I was born on a Thursday (that’s sort of significant!), my first day of school was on a Thursday (weird day to start school,

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I’m currently in the midst of finally changing my last name, something that I’ve been meaning to do for years now but life had always interfered, and it’s had to be repeatedly pushed back until a later date. There’s fingerprinting, background checks, petitioning, and proofs

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I was recently taught, in class, the formal definition of the word “deviant.” It’s a word with connotation, but it still describes me. I obviously wasn’t, like, a criminal growing up or dressing in a fursuit or anything that people usually call deviant, but I was,

SGA Update

As midterms begin to come to a close and fall break looms evermore temptingly over our heads, SGA has continued to move forward with our initiatives. With a significant portion of updates coming from out Senators in recent weeks, the scope of SGA’s initiative list

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Nearly a year ago, I found myself in an uncomfortable situation. I was at a monthly book club meeting and we were supposed to be discussing A Time to Kill. Instead, the group members decided to talk about Matt Lauer’s firing from NBC after multiple

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At the end of my senior year of high school, I was faced with the difficult decision of either going to UNLV in order to stay close to my boyfriend or following my dream of going to school out of state (you can guess which

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The time is finally coming; I am running out of tomorrows to procrastinate on. My application for graduation has been accepted and I have just over two and a half months left until I put on the black gown (assuming I pass my meager four