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Amanda John
Lifestyles Columnist

How not to play yourself: bad relationship edition

Amanda John April 11, 2018

I’m going to be introducing my new series, “how not to play yourself,” but first we are going to define the phrase; what does it really mean to play yourself? It simply means to put yourself in a...


Five tips to work up courage, score a date with your crush

Amanda John February 14, 2018

Okay, let’s be honest; I haven’t been the most romantic writer in history, but I’m here to surprise you. In honor of Valentine’s Day, I’m going to give you five tips for scoring a date with your...

Amanda John
Lifestyles Columnist

How to stay unintentionally single during cuffing season

Amanda John November 29, 2017

Disclaimer: This is a comedic piece and the author does not advise taking any of the advice seriously. Winter is here, and we all know what that means: love is in the air. It’s officially cuffing season....

Amanda John
Lifestyles Columnist

7 ways to survive your seasonal depressive episode

Amanda John November 1, 2017

Winter is around the corner and so is seasonal depression, but for some of us depression is a yearlong battle we face. College can be a stressful experience and going through it with depression is even...

Lazy health: wellness with minimum effort, maximum outcome

Amanda John September 30, 2017

We’ve all heard the spiel on the “freshman 15,” and some of us have firsthand experience with it. Being an overachiever myself, I put on what I like to call my freshman 25. Now, putting on a...

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