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Just say ‘no’ to Vegas

Summer is on the horizon and to celebrate the ordeal, students have been planning trips to kick it off just right.
Inevitably, crowds of older students, especially those who have recently turned 21, are going to think that it’s a great idea to head to Las Vegas — and what college student wouldn’t?

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Trappist monks carry on brewing tradition

Trappists live by the rule of St. Benedict which says “for then are they monks in truth, if they live by the work of their hands.” So all Trappist monasteries survive not by asking for donations, but producing goods that they sell. Of the nearly 170 Trappist monasteries worldwide, only seven produce beer. The best-known Trappist beer in America is probably Chimay.

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Stop lying to yourself; you’re drunk

Trust me, most women aren’t impressed by a man who claims to drink a 12-pack of Bud Light in a two-hour sitting before showing up at the party. “That was just me pre-gaming,” they might say with a shrug to indicate it was a thrice-weekly occurrence. “Now I’m going to really start drinking.”