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Campus Guide '17: Freshmen do's and don'ts

It's your freshman year. You've been waiting for this brand new chapter of your life for weeks, months or maybe even years. Now that it’s finally here, know that there are some things you definitely should and shouldn’t do during your first year of college. Read more

Campus Guide'17: Navigating healthy food on campus

The Student Union is healthier than you'd expect after just a first glance. Hidden behind the glowing and popular Chick-Fil-A and soon to come Steak 'n Shake are much healthier options if you opt for a lower calorie meal. Try out these on campus options.  Read more

Column: Internet must remain open for everyone

With the Federal Communication Commission’s public comment period on net neutrality officially closed, the world now waits to see how the Trump administration will react to millions of people, as well as tech giants and digital rights advocates, demanding the internet remain open and free. The internet, with all of its unlimited, nearly unfathomable potential, is far too powerful and vital to trust in the hands of a few corporations that already control so much of how information is accessed and used. Read more

Column: Keeping your location private a snap with Snap Map

Snapchat’s latest update, Snap Map, introduced snappers to a new feature: a map that allows users to see the exact location of their friends and family. This addition immediately received backlash from the public regarding its safety and purpose. Despite the worries surrounding Snap Map, I’m here to tell you it’s not as scary as people are making it sound. Read more

Column: Find friends and self through UA clubs

Whether you live at home or in the dorms, take advantage of your chances to participate in extracurricular activities. The only thing holding you back is you — if you make time in your busy schedule to make participation part of your daily routine, you’ll be rewarded. Read more

Column: Avoid any Trump news on summer vacation

Americans are now suffering from an inability to detach from national politics, often due to factors from both within and without. It may just be a fact of life that, while Donald Trump is president, there will be no true vacation. Read more