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Advice to graduates past and present

Erik Hanson is a graduate student pursuing a master of public policy and Mustang Daily graduate columnist. For some of you, graduation has finally arrived. And while this may be a time to celebrate with friends and family, inevitably, a few of these same acquaintances will feel compelled to bestow upon you their advice for […]

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Mixing social networking and politics

By many accounts, the political season leading up to the November 2012 election will be nasty. And while everyone ought to care about who represents them at local, state and national level, it can be tough forming a rational political opinion and deciphering signals with so much noise surrounding us in the media. For those […]

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Home sweet home?

With summer rapidly approaching, most of you are probably already making plans for how to spend the three warmest months of the year. Some might even stick around for classes during the summer quarter. Others might head to some new, exciting location for an internship or to begin a career. However, this June, a large […]

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Breaking bad (habits)

In an April 2010 article, USA Today Magazine summarized the findings of a recently completed study that tracked 4,886 British adults over 20 years. The lifestyles of the study’s participants were tracked with the perceived “good” and “bad” habits noted for each participant. The four most common bad habits tracked were smoking, drinking too much […]

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Keeping what's yours, yours

With senioritis in full swing for some, and spring break right around the corner for all, you’re hopefully already making plans to go somewhere fun and exciting during the week off. But before you leave for whatever exotic location you might have in mind — during which time you’ll probably/hopefully only remember about a third […]

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Planning for punctuality

Everyone has at least one friend who is predictably late — to everything. No matter how much you stress the importance of being on time, they always show up five, 10 or even 30 minutes late. To fix it, you might even go so far as telling them to be places 15 minutes early without their knowledge. Or […]

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Protecting your identity

Mr. Rogers once said “you make each day a special day. You know how — by just you being you. There’s only one person in this whole world like you.” It’s obvious Mr. Rogers was trying to teach his audience of youngsters about the importance of being wary of identity theft. Mr. Rogers was always […]