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Knowing the history of Thanksgiving is important

— Ronniesia Reed Thanksgiving is a day many college students look forward to. After going so long without home-cooked meals, it is no surprise we cannot wait for the holidays. Many people make food the main focus of Thanksgiving, but are unaware of where the tradition of Thanksgiving really comes ...

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AT&T Mobility, Sprint and T-Mobile have agreed to stop charging customers for premium text messages

Telecommunications companies AT&T Mobility, Sprint and T-Mobile have agreed to stop charging customers for premium text messages, the unauthorized third-party charges that appear on cellphone bills, the state attorney general said Thursday. Vermont is leading 45 states in trying to end the unauthorized billing practice, called cramming, Attorney General Bill ...

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HealthCare.gov fix needs more time, money

Technology experts say healing what ails the Healthcare.gov website will be a tougher task than the Obama administration acknowledges. “It’s going to cost a lot of tax dollars to get this done,” says Bill Curtis, senior vice president and chief scientist at CAST, a French software analysis company with offices ...

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Students offer useful tips to each other to help find balance between academics and social life for new school year

» By Raven Brown –Staff Writer Most of you made it through this past year of college without spontaneously combusting into a fiery ball of stress, and the rest and relaxation that comes with summer break has ended all of your worries about tests, grades, and GPAs. But those two ...

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Celebrities give newcoming students advice on how to stay stress free and healthy during hard times in college

»Ronniesia Reed –Perspectives Editor The beginning of the school year can be the most stressful for freshmen. With moving in, starting classes, learning the campus and meeting new people on the list of to-dos, it can be difficult to balance things out. The good news is, it all gets better. ...

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STD awareness is important for all students

»Ronniesia Reed –Assistant Perspectives Editor As college students, STD awareness is becoming more and more important for many of us. There are many sexually transmitted diseases that we are unaware of, and we are unaware of the many ways we can get them. “Even grandma kissing you at Christmas might ...

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