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Where to find information about off-campus housing/roommate?

I know one of the top things that you are worried about when going to a college for the first time is “where to live”. It is highly recommended for freshmen to live on-campus for their first semester or year. However, if your budget is too tight for...
Melissa Koe's picture

Safer Sex Week 2017

From February 6-10 2017, SHADE (Sexual Health Awareness and Disease Education) celebrated its biggest annual event - which is Safer Sex Week! SHADE is a student organization under Boynton Health that spreads accurate sexual health information,...
Azhar Akesh's picture

Top 5 places to study on campus

Have you ever wondered if there were any quiet, relaxing, decent places to study on campus? The kind of places, where you don't have to look for seats, not worry about finishing your assignments, or not being able to work in crowded places? Like...
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Busting Dorm Myths

I remember when I first applied to the University, I was apprehending dorm life. Back in Lebanon, I didn’t need to live on campus. I could commute to Beirut from my house, sleep in my own room every night and eat whatever I wanted whenever I wanted...
Sabrina Ho's picture

Transforming Homesickness to Motivation

Being homesick is normal. Spending hours in your room missing your favourite food back at home is normal. No wanting to go out and meet new people because it’s just terrifying is normal. Going through old pictures on your phone or your laptop of...
Swadhrut Sathe's picture

Beyond Culture Shock

Before most international students go to study abroad, we all talk about the culture shock we’re going to face in a country far from home. But something which most people don’t talk about is the ‘popular culture shock’ many international students...
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Minnehaha Falls

Last break, I spent my first winter break in Minnesota. It was really cold, so I thought, why not visit Minnehaha Falls? I've never had the chance to visit Minnehaha Falls during winter, and I heard it's really beautiful because the falls' frozen...
Melissa Koe's picture

How UMN can contribute to your self-care

Our self-care is extremely important and should not be neglected when we begin our studies in college. Unfortunately, this is usually the case as students cannot find enough time to destress with piling exams and assignments. At UMN, we have various...
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How to avoid ice cold winter in Minnesota and get to classes safely? Use GOPHERWAY!

I am pretty sure you’ve heard all the rumors about the infamous winter in Minnesota. Yes. The winter is just around the corner and we need to be prepared for it! The enormous campus is such a nice place to walk around during the summer and the fall...
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Getting Internships while studying

Hello guys, Today I am going to talk about internships. Internships are extremely important to make your way through a full-time job in the US. Once you become a junior you start worrying about how to get one, but luckily the University is here to...

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