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Avoid packing unnecessary baggage for school

Avoid packing unnecessary baggage for school

By Declan Harty

February 11, 2014

At the beginning of each semester, thousands of students arrive on campus, bringing with them heaps of clothes, treasured pictures of loved ones, and, although perhaps unknowingly, items that they will never use. Unnecessary items brought to campus may range from school supplies to cars, according to Tri...

Buy-and-sell CU Facebook page to host first community sale event

Buy-and-sell CU Facebook page to host first community sale event

By Alice Smelyansky

November 7, 2013

The summer before her senior year, 2013 University alumna Taylor Miranda became inspired by a Facebook group her roommate was in. It was a Facebook swap-and-sell community where people posted items they no longer wanted — a virtual garage sale of sorts. After realizing that many college students we...