For Students

Get Inspired: Mold Your Career

Last Thursday a friend and I attended a magazine career conference. Upon entering there we felt a twinge of anxiety and also excitement. We were about to listen to some of the biggest names on the magazine scene tell us their stories and also give sound advice for budding journalists on how to make it.

Politically Savvy: Gutter Politics

As the election heats up more than ever and the primary season continues to drag on when it should have ended months ago, the campaigns are getting nastier. Both Clinton and Obama's campaigns have engaged in gutter politics – mud-slinging, name-calling, badmouthing, whatever you want to call it. Obama has accused Clinton of being untruthful,

OMG of the Day: Avril Lavigne to Debut Clothing Line

Avril’s new clothing line, Abbey Dawn, is set to show up at Kohl’s. The line is targeted toward juniors. I’m not sure how I feel about this. I’m not the biggest fan of Avril (and even less a fan of her music), but I do like how she’s cleaned up in the past year. She’s

College Soundtrack: Indie Artists to Watch

"I am a music junkie...one thing that really tickles my fancy is discovering tunes from indie unknowns. I want to share with all the music lovers out there a few of my favorite, low-key female artists that will keep you pressing repeat on your iPod."

Glimpse of Gorgeous: Save Your Face!

This is a story of a girl who did not wash her face or remove her make-up for the first nineteen years of her life. Although this girl was her, Melanie Harris does not condone this behavior in any way, it may mean long-term consequences for your skin. Compulsive face washers, be advised… College is

Whatcha Think?: Facebook Now Showing Movies?

Does anyone else think Facebook is getting to be a little too much? Oh sure, we all hated it when it became available to high schoolers. And then the rest of the public. And then there was the news feed. Boy, there was a huge backlash on that one, but it stayed nevertheless. And then

Get Empowered: Can Rejection Actually be Positive?

Can rejection actually be positive?

Get Inspired: Do We Need Seven More Deadly Sins?

So, we’ve all heard of the original seven deadly sins: lust, gluttony, greed, sloth, wrath, envy, and pride. We all know it, but it’s not really something that scares us enough to live each and every day through them. Heck, even “America’s Next Top Model” did a photo shoot that glamorizes each sin. But recently,

Get Inspired: The Truth about STDs

Unless you've been hiding under a rock all last week I'm sure you heard that last week a study by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention revealed that in the U.S, 1 in 4 teen girls has a Sexually Transmitted Disease(STD). The study is based on 839 sexually active teens aged 14-19 but it only covered four common diseases such as chlamydia, trichomoniasis, the Human Papiloma Virus(HPV) and herpes. The study used a sample of 839 girls. Think about the percentage that means out of four teenage friends one of them probably either has an STD or will be treated for one.

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UChic Hot List: Hotwire’s Travel Value List

Just in time for all you spring breakers, Hotwire has unveiled the results of its third annual Hotwire(R)Travel Value Index, which lists the top 10 cities affordable travel destinations.