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Mom, Advice Columnist

September 29, 2016

Dear Mom, Last weekend, I hooked up with someone from my Encounters class at the 80s dance. It was really chill, but now I think I have feelings for them. I’m trying to play it cool, since I’m worried they’re not into it—they don’t sit by me in class any more, and it’s been pretty awkward...

Find Pride In Your Guilty Pleasures

Find Pride In Your Guilty Pleasures

Nathan Fisher

October 23, 2013

Admit it: You have at least one secret show you watch when no one is looking.  The show you just can't live without seeing, no matter how stupid, corny or predictable it may be. We all have our little guilty pleasures, but why be ashamed of them? Why not admit and embrace the ugly and horrible tastes th...

How to survive the jungle of Ankeny greetings

Dana Thompson

February 2, 2012

In a school where everyone has at least a general idea of who everyone else is (and any doubts can be assuaged with some artful creeping), it is critical to know how to navigate the dangerous waters of Ankeny Greetings. I know who you are, and I know you know who I am, etc . . . and we're walking tow...

Temple (check), Shrine (check), Karaoke (check), Homework (…)

Temple (check), Shrine (check), Karaoke (check), Homework (...)

Sara Portesan

October 3, 2011

( Quick note: Sorry the formatting on this is strange- I will work on getting more familiar with this as time goes on. On the plus side, pictures! Hurray!) There are too many things to do here. And so far, I have really only been checking them off a list. There are the normal college activities;...

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