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I’m an avid fan of Chicago sports. I spent my childhood watching Bulls games with my grandma. When I got my driver’s license at 16, the first thing I did was buy a Blackhawks lanyard for my keys. Nov. 3, 2016, I spent the night crying and hugging strangers in a bar as the Cubs finally ended …

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I love makeup. I enjoy trying new palettes and lipsticks, and just expressing myself through it. Some days I have time to put my full face on, and other days half face, but lately it’s been no makeup at all for me due to time constraints.

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Choosing what you want to do with your life is a dreaded topic when you encounter your first step of adulthood. Whether this is a trade, the military or college, a choice has to be made. For students at SIUE, we chose college. Half of the decision has already been made — we know we want a degree.

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Throughout my teenage years and even now, I have been lucky enough to have clear skin. I still break out every once in awhile, but nothing severe enough to make me feel self-conscious about my skin.

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Often times, I get online and I see people express thousands of misconceptions when it comes to makeup. Some people think women who use makeup are insecure, some people think it is too much and some are like me — they just don’t care what people do with it.

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Throughout history, there have always been groups of people who have stood up for a cause or wanted to enact change— whether it be for rights of a certain group, breaking through the barriers of oppression or standing up for something many knew was morally wrong.

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We’ve all probably sifted through a pile of rocks one time or another, whether it be in a gift shop, at the playground or near the edge of a river bank. However, you may not have realized that those seemingly unremarkable stones possess great energy.

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I’m not a huge movie person, but I do enjoy them from time to time. Movies don’t move me like music does, so I’ve never been one to crave going to the theater or keep up with the latest flicks.

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Throughout the past several months, Netflix has begun to introduce a stream of original programming ranging from film, television and even documentaries. While scrolling through endless titles, I came across a number of interesting choices — one of which really seemed to stand out.

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After Thanksgiving, I always consider the holiday season halfway over. With that being said, there are two weeks of school in this semester left and it’s grind time. This year, I spent Thanksgiving in Destin, Fla. with my son, my boyfriend and his family. I realized that while the holidays a…

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The Kappa Alpha house at the University of Richmond made national news when they were suspended over an email containing "grossly offensive language."

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Thanksgiving is a time for friends, family, food and, just being grateful in general. At least, that’s what it’s supposed to be.

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As a college student, I always look forward to Thanksgiving. I typically only go home once a year, so I am always eager to sleep in my own bed and have a home-cooked meal by Thanksgiving break.

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Being left-handed has its perks, like being known for creativity and having an automatic advantage in many sports, but these upsides to being left-handed don’t erase the struggles that accompany this trait. Here are a few of the top objects that make being a lefty difficult at times.

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Growing up, there is huge difference between starting your first day of kindergarten and your first day of high school. You walk into kindergarten with hopes that your mom packed you a Cosmic Brownie for lunch and that your teacher will sit you in a desk across from your best friend.