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Haunted Places in Illinois

Written and Media by Kelsey Neier. It's that thrilling, yet horrifying, time of the year again, Halloween. During this time of the year, people tend to get into the mood for Halloween by watching scary movies, playing pranks on each other and searching for places that will bring great fear upon them. Many people enjoy going on haunted hayrides, haunted trails and seeking out just about any place that will g ...

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How to Ask Someone to Homecoming

Homecoming is an opportunity to ask that guy or girl you’ve been crushing on to dance the night away with you, as you gaze into each other’s eyes all night long. Let’s back it up though, how exactly should you ask someone to homecoming? There are many ways to go about popping the question, and hopefully one of these ways will help you get the guy or girl of your dreams to say yes. ...

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Dealing with Homesickness

Written by: Media by Kelsey Neier Media by: Charley Phillips <br> As the semester shifts into another season, students become more occupied with writing papers, studying for tests, continually eating food from the Dinning Commons, and time management becomes a student’s best friend. However, this is also the time when many students become homesick. When homesick, you can be gloomy or depressed from be ...

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Healthy Boost

Written by Debbie Eddy , Media by Jack Wang While sitting here in my bedroom, eating my Slim Jims and a bowl of potato salad, trying to figure out how I am going to find time to do my homework and write this article, I came up with a novel idea. In times of stress, comfort foods are sometimes the key to happiness. That means if Starbursts or Oreos or potato chips or Charleston Chews or any other snacks of y ...

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Haunting Halloween Desserts

Written by Debra Eddy. Media by Kelsey Neier. When anyone thinks of Halloween, they think of candy, chocolate, and popcorn balls. The desserts in this article take these traditional Halloween goodies and put a unique and delicious spin on them. Below are some great recipe ideas for the Halloween season. 1. Caramel Apple Dump Cake In the favorite fall desserts article I mentioned how a dump cake is a scrumpt ...

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Get Creative! D.I.Y. Ideas for Pumpkins

Article and media by Charley Phillips Fall is in full swing and many people are purchasing pumpkins for their seasonal decor. One of the best things about fall is going to a pumpkin patch and picking out pumpkins. We all know that the popular thing to do with pumpkins is to carve out funny designs or even some scary to freak out the hooligans. What if we wanted to do something more? From the D.I.Y. girl her ...

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Commuter Pros and Cons

It is only three weeks into the semester, but already I have gotten used to answering the questions, “What’s it like being a commuter student?” “Don’t you spend a fortune on gas?” and “What time do you have to get up in the morning?” (By far my favorite response was a friend turning to me as I explained the drive I have every morning and afternoon to say enthusiastically, “Oh! You’re a recruiter student!”) ...

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Fall Fashion

Written and digital media by Kelsey Neier. There’s a crisp breeze in the air, and the leaves have changed to beautiful shades of reds, browns, and yellows. Yes, it’s that wonderful time of year again, fall! Fall is associated with many great things, bonfires, pumpkin picking, and all kinds of scary movies. One aspect of fall that is always exciting is getting out your boots, scarves, and sweaters. All over ...

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Dorm Room Necessities

Article and media by: Charley Phillips. We are now in the midst of the semester and hopefully you all have places to call "home". As a Senior this year, I have the opportunity to give you all some insight on living at college. Although I am a transfer, I lived in an apartment with two other girls my Freshman and Sophomore years. I know that the dorms are not as homey as your real home, but here are some thi ...

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To Study or Not and Where To: That is the Question

As college students we all know we have to study to achieve good grades, the question is where to with minimal or no distractions, if that is even possible. There are places on campus and off campus conducive to the art of studying and they are: the library, Jo’s Java, Whitlock building chapel lobby, the Student Union, and McDonalds. ...

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