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Bullying: Silence Kills

  I turned on CNN this morning and there was more news of bullying and suicide and it broke my heart. In the past couple of weeks we’ve lost Tyler Clementi, Seth Walsh, Asher Brown, Billy Lucas and earlier this year Phoebe Prince.  I wish that was an exhaustive list but there are others.  Bullying sometimes gets passed off as just a part...

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Surviving College
Surviving College

When I think back to my freshman year at university, it's surprising that not one of my floormates dropped out of school. For most of us it was our first time living away from home for an extended period of time. Add to our newfound "freedom" (in the sense of lack of restraints) an ample supply of alcohol and sexual liberation and you have a recipe...

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Love is patient, love is … controversial?
Love is patient, love is ... controversial?

Online, authors can rarely predict what kind of feedback they will receive on their writing. One of the articles on our site, "Help! My Husband Doesn’t Want Sex!", has quite unexpectedly received well over 200 comments so far! Another very popular article (that has somewhat taken us by surprise) is "What is true love?" on our student's site,...

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Saving and Investing for Life
Saving and Investing for Life

Crippling student loan debt. Scary words, but a reality for many students. For some debt is unavoidable. But in many cases the amount of financial burden college and university graduates carry could be reduced with better financial planning. Recently a particularly egregious case was highlighted by the Wall Street Journal: When Michelle...

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