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Nip, tuck and tie with a bow

I don’t know about you, but I love gifts. Birthdays, anniversaries, Christmas and graduation are all just measly events that support the process of gift-giving. So what’s a better gift than a boob job, a tummy tuck or my personal favorite – rhinoplasty?…

Think books are a bore? Think again

The clock’s digital display glowed 2:13 a.m. I was pulling yet another one of my infamous all-nighters at the TECH Center. I sat in Starbucks, nursing a non-fat pumpkin spice latte and reclining in a cozy armchair with my feet propped up on a nearby ottoman.…

There’s no age limit on will to learn

When I was in middle school, one of the many things I could count on from my mother was that, despite her blaring alarm clock and my knocking on her door, she just would not wake up in the morning to make my lunch.…

Water you waiting for? Conserve!

Finally, my hard work and dedication have paid off, and I’ve landed my dream internship. Every time I walk to work in Center City, I cannot help but feel like a real professional, fitting in with the rest of the working world making its way to work on an early weekday morning.…

Use your angst for causes that matter

I love Facebook. I really do. Like millions of students nationwide, I woke up Sept. 5 and logged on to Facebook.com. Much to my chagrin, the News Feed feature was narrating the lives of my friends.…

Brits’ view of Americans canbe reciprocated

LONDON – I think I may have a sign stamped on my forehead that says “Hi, I’m American. So when I speak, pretend you cannot understand my thick accent and give me a hard time.” I cannot count the amount of times that I have approached a Londoner to ask for directions and my question was met with a look of absolute puzzlement followed by a barrage of responses like “Huh?” and “What was that?” Last time I checked, the official language of Great Britain was English.…