Oh, snap! These sorority products make sisters snap their approval

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Chants, matching apparel, turtles, pandas and owls can only mean one thing on a college campus – sorority recruitment.     During the month of rush, sorority sisters panic to make sure their setup is perfect for potential new members. Whether chapters are playing host to guests during formals, philanthropy events or recruitment, a hospitable environment is key.   We’ve listed some of the best ideas and products to have

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Shine, the daily text message to make you happier each morning

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We all know that feeling. The alarm goes off, you wake up already stressed about your to-do list, things you need to get done before lunch, an overdue project, the friend you still need to call back, and the list goes on (and on and on and on #adulting).   Fortunately, there’s a new texting service that understands the struggle. Shine wants to give you the motivational boost you need.

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Is He The One?

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In this world there are two types of girls in this world. The one that actually want to go to college to get a degree and one that goes to college to get her M.R.S. degree and getting an education on the side just happens to be a plus. Before I went to college I was told that college was the time where you practice dating and get good at

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Thirst Project: A Non-Profit Aiming to End the Water Crisis

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How many of us think about how much water we use everyday? We shower, brush our teeth, and cook meals with water everyday without thinking about it, but imagine living somewhere where you have to travel miles everyday just to get dirty and infectious drinking water. Founded in 2008, the Thirst Project is trying to end this silent crisis. Road Warrior, Dahe Jun, said, “The Thirst Project’s mission is simple:

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“Reply All” Gone Wrong

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It all started with two harmless emails from St. Joseph’s administration making announcements to the student body and ended with an email chain of over 200 emails sent to the entire student body. Students were “equally annoyed and laughing hysterically,” as one student replied to the student body email chain. The chain included everything from St. Joseph’s jokes, memes, to links to mixtapes. One student said, One student even advertised that she

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This Company Is Changing The Game For Sororities Nationwide

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$276. That’s how much I spent on recruitment clothing last year. Free people lace shorts, steve madden platforms, brand new converse, and the list goes on. And that doesn’t even include the time I spent finding all of this stuff. But for this year’s spring recruitment, my chapter got smart. We found out about Frill Clothing and I was saved from trekking to every Nordstrom in Orange County to find

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WHAT TO EXPECT IN YOUR FIRST COLLEGE RELATIONSHIP

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As a freshman in college, it normal that you might fall in love with someone new that you met in college. According to perfectessay.com, the college environment is very different from the high school one and starting and maintaining your first college relationship can be hard. I want to describe ways and approaches that can help you start your first college relationship easily and make it work as you continue with your studies. Take time

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Why Loving Yourself Should Be #1

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Sometimes, it’s hard to be your own biggest fan. You know yourself better than anyone else, so the shortcomings that might not event noticed by others are always glaring at you. You spend more time with yourself than anyone else, so the self-deprecating humor stops being funny when it never stops. We all have that little voice inside our head that tells us we’re trying too hard or dreaming too

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Why I Love Being Greek at a Small School

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When most people think of Greek life, they think of massive colleges with huge chapters. My school is small, and only has three panhellenic sororities on campus. As fancy as Greek life at big schools may seem, I wouldn’t trade my tiny little Greek community for anything. I love knowing every single girl in my chapter well. I don’t just mean knowing their names. I can, for the most part,

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What Being A Feminist Really Means

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Beyonce told us all the true definition of feminism. Unfortunately, some people refuse to listen to Queen Bey, and still have a warped sense of what feminism is. I’m here to clear that up for you. We all need feminism. Men need it. Women need it. Poor people need it. Rich people need it. People of all races, religions, and upbringings need it. Feminism says that is okay for boys

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An Open Letter to the Dream I Refuse to Give Up On

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We’ve had a quite a few bumps in the road, haven’t we? They told us we’d hear more nos than yeses on our journey, but sometimes it feels like the yeses never come. But here we are, still trucking along. We get up every morning and keep fighting, keep working towards the goal we set so many years ago. Somehow, it hasn’t gotten any easier. Seeing so many others succeed

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A Letter from the Good Girls gone Normal

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‘Good girls’ you know the type, the girls who seem to never do anything wrong. The ones who never make a mistake and never hurt anyone’s feelings and if they do they apologize and fix the situation right away. Well I have been categorized as a good girl for some time now and have a few things to say on behalf of myself and the rest of us who are

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