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Degree or No Degree

Written by Mary Todd Christian. Media by Jack Dawdy. If you are a college student, you’ve probably had the following experience... You’re at a dinner with some extended family members. One of them asks you how school is going and you say, “Fine.” Another starts asking about what you’re studying and then asks the dreaded question:   “So what are you going to do with your major?”   Your heart beats ...

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An Ode to the Overly Sensitive

Written by Maci Sepp. Media by Jack Dawdy. Imagine this: you’re sitting on the couch watching your favorite TV show and suddenly they cut to commercial. But it’s not just any commercial. You begin to turn your attention away from the screen when you hear Sarah McLachlan blaring from the television speakers. And then you see them. The beagle with one eye. The tabby cat with half its ear torn off. The scruffy ...

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The Perks of Being a Misunderstood Control Freak

Written by Maci Sepp. Media by Jack Wang. I depend on my doctor for a lot of things.  I go to her for checkups and call her for prescriptions, but I have never gotten her to diagnose or treat this little problem I like to call my inner control freak.  One pen facing the wrong direction or two mismatched socks will drive me absolutely nuts.  If you can relate with me at all, you know how painstakingly diffic ...

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Why College Sophomores Should Stay in Bed

Written by Mary Todd Christian. Media by Jack Dawdy.   If this is your sophomore year at Greenville College, you have already experienced and overcome many obstacles. You have conquered the freshman 15, and you’ve finally moved up to the sophomore parking lot. However, as the year progresses, something is changing. Your routine becomes even more mundane. Soon, your motivation to do well is dissipating, ...

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Broke is Best: Reasons to Embrace Your College Student Status

Written by Mary-Todd Christian. Media by Jack Wang. Let’s face it, as college students we all have used the excuse, “I can’t, I’m broke.” Even in those times when you do have money, you begin budgeting, keeping track of your bank account, and prioritizing where to put your money. It can be stressful, but being a “broke college student” isn’t always a bad thing. Here are a few ways you can embrace your colle ...

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The Fit Trend: My First World Struggle with Being Healthy and Getting in Shape

Written by Maci Sepp. Media by Jack Dawdy. Over the course of the past few months, I’ve studied a growing trend that has harvested itself among the people of modern America and infested their minds: being healthy. Whether it’s going on a low carb diet or working out at the gym five days a week, everyone is doing it, including me. Or at least, I’m trying to. There is nothing wrong with trying to be healthy. ...

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Confessions of a Used-to-be Chubby Kid

Written by Mary-Todd. Media by Jack Dawdy. Growing up as the chubby kid, you know you’re the chubby kid. It’s almost as if people assume that you’re oblivious to the fact that you’re overweight. I can promise you that he or she is fully aware. Having been overweight as a kid, I can speak from experience. I remember the very first time I became aware of my weight. During a routine school physical, I stepped ...

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Snapchat Says?

Written by Mary-Todd Christian and Paige Farnworth. Media by Jack Dawdy. Snapchat is one of the most beloved and potentially scandalous forms of modern-day communication. The application is a fun way to carry on a “conversation” using short videos and pictures that “disappear” after being viewed. Being that I (Mary-Todd) am not an avid Snapchat user, I don’t honestly see what all the hoopla is about. What’s ...

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Good Grief: What Should I Do For My Grieving Friend?

Written by Maci Sepp. Media by Jack Wang No matter how old we get or how many people we meet, the need to grieve seems to be an inevitable part of this thing we call life.  When we see the ones we love in pain over those they’ve lost, we may feel the need to comfort them or lift their spirits.  But how can we accomplish this?  Sometimes our efforts to give them space seem feeble or our attempts to go out of ...

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GC Speaks: If Hollywood Made a Movie About Your Life. . .

Written by Maci Sepp Media by: Garrett Streeter   After the Academy Awards last weekend, there is a ton of hype about all the amazing films and dazzling performances from the past year.  Eddie Redmayne’s portrayal of Stephen Hawking took our breath away in “The Theory of Everything”, and Rosemund Pike astounded us as Amy Dunne in “Gone Girl”.  Biopics in particular seem to gain more and more popularity ...

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