5 Tips to Stay Healthy On Campus

As the fall continues and winter approaches, people are starting to get sick. They catch colds, the flu, and a variety of other winter ailments. And with everyone living in such close quarters, a whole dorm can get sick at the drop of a hat. So here are some helpful tips so you can stay healthy on campus and avoid catching something this winter!

5 tips to stay healthy on campus


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Gift Guide Girlfriend & Boyfriend

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The holidays are here and it is time to find the perfect gift for your boyfriend or girlfriend. That said, it can be challenging to know what to get – You want to show that you care without being too cheesy, you want to give a thoughtful gift, but not look like you tried too hard… This guide will give you some fun and unusual ideas to find the perfect gift within your budget!

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Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals


Introducing the ultimate 2014 Holiday shopping guide ! Shopping online during the holiday weekend can get a little overwhelming, especially if you are not a seasoned bargain shopper. Although Black Friday used to be a one day event, the Thanksgiving sales now span over a whole week! There are so many sales and offers going that it is hard to keep track of all of them. Many of us also make the decision to do their entire shopping online to avoid the crowds.

This year we are doing the work for you and hunting ALL the weekend ONLINE sales, coupled with the best cash back deals! This article will be updated daily with all ongoing offers, so don’t forget to bookmark it and check back next week.

1. November 17-26: Early-Bird Holiday Specials

Even though Thankgiving Day marks the official start to the holiday sales, many brands will kick off their sales events a couple of days early. This is a good time to grab an item that you absolutely don’t want to miss out on, which risks selling out over the weekend. Also take this week to do your research. Make a list of the items you need to purchase, create accounts on  vendors’ websites to speed up checkout and save items in your baskets.

Sephora: Choose 1 of 3 FREE Holiday Deluxe Sample Bags + shop with 10% cash back 

2. November 27: Thanksgiving Day Sales

For many large retailers, this is the true start to Black Friday. Select fashion brands even offer a stronger discount on Thanksgiving to stay ahead of the competition. Thanksgiving is a good day to shop for name brand electronics and apparel. All sales to be announced at 12 am EST on November 27.


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3. November 28: 2014 Black Friday Deals

Black Friday still features the strongest sales  and deepest discounts of the weekend. It is a great day to shop for apparel, small appliances, cameras, laptops and tablets, and electronics in general.

All sales to be announced at 12 am EST November 28!



4. November 29-30: Post Black Friday Sales

Based on the trends over the past couple of years, many brands extend their sales throughout the weekend. The hottest deals will be gone by then, but if you are not looking for anything in particular and missed the Black Friday blowout, it is still a good time to shop around.

5. December 1: 2014 Cyber Monday Deals

Rumor has it that Cyber Monday will be bigger than ever this year… and not just for electronics! All sales to be announced at 12 am EST December 1!



How to Make the Most of Your Winter Break


Late nights sipping hot chocolate by the fireplace, winter break is simply the best time of the year. There is so much cheerfulness for the holidays and the relaxation of a break from all stress. There are a few ways to go about spending your winter break: do nothing or make the most of it.

Both options have their up and downs, but with some colleges having more than a month off—when does sleeping late and not being at college become too boring? Maybe being idle is what some people prefer to do after a stressful semester, but there are other ways to make winter break the most successful part of the end and beginning of the year.

In the Midwest, people usually spend their winters trying to dig themselves out of their house to be active or trying to dig themselves into blankets to stay warm on their couch. Either way, at home or away from home, start to realize that it is good to get up from the couch and do something with your life.

Here are some helpful tips to make your winter break the best winter break:

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5 European Clothing Brands you didn’t know about!

5 European brands you didn't know

Have you always wondered where Europeans buy their fabulous outfits?  Whether they are strolling the streets of Paris, exploring an art gallery in London, or partying the night away in Barcelona, ladies across the pond always set the trends, and are not afraid to push the envelope when it comes to fashion. For a long time, the only way to shop those obscure trendy European brands was to actually own a private jet and cross the Atlantic, which was not an option for most of us (we are not Queen Bey after all…).  The great news is that a lot of European brands now ship to the US and are available to shop online!

Here is our list of 5 European clothing brands you didn’t know about.

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