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People watching as a twenty-something

by Kellie Miller, Staff Writer

April 23, 2015

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One of the best parts about going away to college is moving out of your parents’ house and gaining the ultimate freedom to do absolutely anything you want. Our little college bubble that is our new home is sort of like living...

The final leg of a semester

by Lainie Fraser, Staff Writer

April 16, 2015

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While Thanksgiving break takes the cake for the worst kind of vacation, spring break is no better. Spring break has become synonymous with fun and relaxation. For some that means a week in Mexico, for others it means of a week...

Love me Tinder, love me true

by Alicia Chavez, Senior Staff Writer

March 23, 2015

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Nothing says you’re single quite like the holiday season. Beginning with Halloween and all the way to Valentine’s Day, single people are constantly reminded that life isn’t so sweet when you’re alone. As embarrassing...

The truth behind my resume

by Christine Whitman, Senior Staff Writer

March 19, 2015

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The whole reason we attend college is to have a piece of paper saying we’re qualified to head out into the real world as adults. That piece of paper can help us reach our dream jobs and all the amenities that come with it. ...

The life of a coffee addict

by Lainie Fraser, Staff Writer

March 12, 2015

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I’m not sure I can pinpoint the moment it started. I still remember the days, back in middle school, when I would get in line behind my friends and order whatever the person in front of me ordered. Somehow I went from not knowing...

Shopping was my cardio

by Kelly Hillock, Features Editor

February 26, 2015

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Step one: Browse websites with cute clothes. Step two: Buy cute clothes from website with the press of a button. Step three: Wait a few days. Step four: Profit. And by profit, I mean a package at your doorstep with goodies. Somet...

Smize for the selfie

by Kelly Hillock, Features Editor, Assistant Features Editor

February 23, 2015

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“Do you wanna be on top?” asks Tyra Banks, her eyes smoldering at me through the TV screen. Smoldering into straight into my soul. “Yes, Tyra. I do want to be on top,” I whisper back. There’s pints of ice cream and...

Trivia crack, meet reality

by Christine Whitman, Senior Staff Writer

February 9, 2015

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Every month I feel like there’s a new hit iPhone or Android app that everyone refuses to quit talking about. An example of this month’s app is none other than Trivia Crack. If you haven’t heard of Trivia Crack, or have yet...

Tunes that ease studying

by Olivia Litsey, Assistant Features Editor

February 2, 2015

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Every student has their own way of studying. For me, some of my assignments require pure silence and single-minded concentration, while others require motivation to keep me awake and productive. The music that can push a sleep-deprived...

Online comments cruelty

by Conor Nordberg, Staff Writer

January 29, 2015

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If you had told someone 50 years ago that anyone could have the capability to communicate instantaneously with someone else regardless of distance, they would have likely laughed at the very idea. But thanks to modern technology,...

New year, new resolutions

January 22, 2015

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Precisely the day after Christmas, stores across America wipe out their wintery collection of sweaters and coats and move the fitness section to the front of the store and display swimwear on the mannequins. While we are still...

Phoenix Rising: Part 4

by Max Saucedo, Staff Writer

December 8, 2014

Filed under Online Exclusive, The Back Page

Editor's Note: Phoenix Rising is an ongoing series for The Back Page. Click here to read the first three parts in the series. “Six months.  That’s how long it took for Faust to pull the greatest magic trick off that the world...