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Living on Vacation: Making the Most of Home During Summer Break

Year after year, us students find ourselves tasked with the ultimate challenge: cramming as much as possible into an ephemeral, three month break – whether it’s roadtripping, shopping, spending time with loved ones, or working your tusche off to keep you afloat next semester.

Naturally, this newfound, brief period of free time leaves everyone craving adventure – but alas, life happens. As tempting as it is to travel, that isn’t always practical.

However, that doesn’t mean you can’t live like you’re on vacation without breaking the bank by staying abroad.

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Weekly Newsletter #16: “Hoppy” Easter

Happy Easter!

We began this week with a review of Cresco’s Harlequin 1:1 before tuning into the upcoming UK-based musician, KEEF.

Then, we checked out the highlights from Sakura Sunday, celebrated 4/20 in the city of brotherly love, and went dived into the history of cannabis use.

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Chicago Blows Saint Patrick’s Day out of the Water

The windy city of Chicago blows Saint Patrick’s Day out of the water. Between the dyeing of the Chicago river and the Irish parades, no one does Saint Patrick’s Day quite like good ol’ Illinois.

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Get a Slice of This: Pi Day

Ah, pi (Π, π). The delicious 16th-letter of the Greek alphabet and the infamous, endless, irrational mathematical constant – also known as the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter, 3.14159.

Mar 14th is the annual observance of the 4000-year old constant, as the date “3/14” are the first three digits of pi, “3.14”. That leaves us with just one question that, unlike the question “how many digits are in pi?” actually has an answer: how does one celebrate Pi Day?

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The History of Presidents’ Day

Presidents’ Day is a national holiday that has been federally observed on the third Monday in Feb by the United States since 1885. Schools and financial institutions across the country close their doors in honor of those who have served as the face of our nation.

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What Happens to Your Brain When You’re in Love

Your pupils dilate and a wave of euphoria washes over you. You are engulfed in a sense of calm, despite an increase in your heart rate. This is not a work of magic, no. This is your brain on love.

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Date Ideas When You’re Broke AF

Chin up, buttercups. Feb 14 may be right around the corner, but that doesn’t mean you have to start busting open old piggy banks in order to celebrate Valentine’s Day.

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Cute but Corny New Years Resolutions

A resolution for the new year doesn’t have to be some drastic life-altering change. In fact, there are plenty of little decisions you can make that will have quite a huge impact on your daily life.

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