5 Simple Ways To Start Packing for Winter Break

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Winter break is approaching and finals week is days away. In fact it may have already begun for some of us. Either way both worrisome events are worthy of focus.   As you cram all the knowledge you’ve learned throughout the semester into your tiny little head, you are also expected to cram all of your belongings into trash bags and plastic bins. Sounds dreadful doesn’t it? There there now young one…… Read More

Ready For Finals: Kobayashi Downs 42 Cups Of Joe (VID)

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Finals are in full effect. And when finals rear their ugly head whats the most old school means of fighting them off? Coffee! And while I am sure you have drank an impressive amount of coffee, I highly doubt you’ve ever come close to a stunt like this. In the clip below, Takeru Kobayashi drinks FORTY TWO cups of coffee in just a couple of minutes. Kobayashi shows no signs of being full,… Read More

The Art Of Memorization

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Imagine a delicate chinaware plate with a big crack running down the middle of it. Now imagine a tiny fountain pen sticking straight up out of that crack. Next imagine a full-grown Jersey cow balancing on top of this pen. Then on top of this cow is George Washington. Washington has a big cut on his forehead, so he put a bandage there to heal it. Now, repeat the order back to… Read More

As Grades Pour In: What Makes Finals Different?

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As my grades pour in, I find myself looking back at this past semester and asking a giant WTF! From the end of August till the first week of December, there wasn’t a moment I didn’t find myself on the brink of exhaustion from overload. Whether it’s the unending assault of papers that is the life of a senior, or all extra-curricular activities I took place in.  Every week was a struggle…. Read More

Dos and Don’ts of Doing Work at a Coffee Shop

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When you’re working on huge paper or studying for that insane midterm, sometimes you need to put yourself in a new environment in order to stimulate your brain cells. I usually go to the library for peace and quiet, but there is a growing trend of students venturing off campus to local coffee shops to do their work. This seems like a pretty good deal. You camp out at your favorite table,… Read More