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Six ways to make your dorm room or apartment feel more like home

Six ways to make your dorm room or apartment feel more like home

By Mara Shapiro

February 11, 2014


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Leaving home can be tough for a lot of college students. However, it is still possible to make a college dorm or apartment a “home away from home” through various decorative and comforting tactics and items. 1. Posters Posters are a great way to decorate the dreary dorm walls. Posters of music artists, movies, sport...

Five ways to divide up roommate chores

Five ways to divide up roommate chores

February 11, 2014


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Avoid the mess of unclean dishes, scattered laundry and dirty floors with creative ways of dividing house responsibilities. With these ideas, there won’t be a need for passive aggressive notes or unnecessary tension. Instead, you will most likely experience better communication and form a stronger friendshi...

Owning pets on campus is costly, but oh so rewarding

Owning pets on campus is costly, but oh so rewarding

By Saher Khan

February 11, 2014


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A house is not a home without the ones you love, and that includes pets. Whether it is a cat or dog, having pets creates a different dynamic in one’s home, and that dynamic is especially felt on a college campus. Sidra Ismail, junior in Media, has a Persian cat name George living with her at school ...

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