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Wednesday, May 22, 2019
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School shootings are rare—but here’s how to be prepared, just in case

What to do if you ever find yourself in an active shooting scenario.
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Making social gatherings fun for everyone: A guide for hosts and guests

Rate this article and enter to winSocial events are an important part of campus culture—and of the college experience. They’re a chance to make new connections, bond with friends, and let loose on the...
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All about online dating? The pros, cons, and things you need to know

Rate this article and enter to winYou’re swiping right, you’re swiping left, you’re Coffee Meets Bageling, Hinging, and Matching. This is how we’re finding dates, friends, partners, and more—and it’s as easy as a...
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Bystander intervention goes professional: 4 tips for stepping in on the job

Rate this article and enter to winHere’s something most of us know, and the research backs up: Small actions make a big difference, especially when it comes to preventing sexual harassment and assault. If...
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Ask the counselor: “How do I survive in a racist community?”

—Gala C., Dordt College, IowaIt’s not easy being in a community that you feel has hatred toward others because of their race. It’s stressful to hear negative comments or see discrimination and feel like...
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The student guide to going out

Rate this article and enter to winOrganizing a get-together? Or going to one? Party-throwers and party-goers play a vital role in shaping the social culture of your campus. Party-throwers are the social engineers who...
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Bike here, not there: How to be an assertive cyclist

Rate this article and enter to win“Look at what happens to you on a bicycle. You pedal. You make decisions. You experience the tang of the air and the surge of power as you...
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Health & safety outdoors

Summer is here. That means more fun activities outside! According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are many ways to stay healthy while enjoying the great outdoors: Apply sunscreen with an SPF...
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Summer safety

June is National Safety Month. Here’s a checklist for summer safety: Always wear seat belts in vehicles. Wear a reflective vest and lights (front and back) when biking, running/walking, skateboarding, etc. at night. Check bike and other...
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Fun in the sun: Tips for keeping food safe

Rate this article and enter to winWhile food-borne illnesses occur year round, traveling with food in spring and summer can pose an increased risk. So as you pack your backpack or cooler for a...