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Peachtree International Film Festival

Peachtree International Film Festival

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Kicks off Date: September 26th – 28th

Open Legs With A Closed Mind
Documentary feature is scheduled for Showing: Friday, Sept. 26th at 4:00-5:45 The documentary focuses on the larger population of unwed mothers in the African-American culture. This film also explores interracial dating and why society chooses to be-little African-American women for…

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Why I’m Still Suffering From PSBD

Why I’m Still Suffering From PSBD

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After spending a full three weeks at Brown University’s Pre-College Program from July 23rd to July 12th, I’m still suffering from a particularly severe and self-diagnosed case of PSBD (Post Summer at Brown Disorder).While I’m fairly certain that the only cure is for me to get on the next plane to Rhode Island and relive the whole experience, the next best thing I can do is…

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About College Applications

5 Things You Didn’t Know About College Applications

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1. The Common App: Also known as the brain grinder. High school seniors can make a common app account to apply to the numerous colleges included on there. You can also find essay prompts from the colleges and options to include recommenders. What teachers usually won’t tell you is that filling out the common app is the most tedious, time-consuming process…

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Why There’s No Such Thing as a Useless Degree

Why There’s No Such Thing as a Useless Degree

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“Study neuroscience. Psychology and English won’t get you anywhere.”

If I had to eat a pint of ice cream for every time I’ve heard this from an adult at least 20 years older than me, I’d be at least 30 pounds heavier than I am now.

Coming from a social environment where wanting to become a doctor, businesswoman, or lawyer is the norm, I’ve always been told that pursuing a…

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Biggest Californian Earthquake since ‘89

Biggest Californian Earthquake since ’89

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Around 3:20 AM August 24th, six miles north Napa, a large earthquake rudely woke many residents of Napa, California awake in the most powerful earthquake to hit the state since 1989, measuring at a magnitude of 6.1.  The quake caused much structural damage, fires, and injured 90 people, 3 of which are in critical condition.  Luckily, in the face of California’s earthquake…

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Your Concert Essentials

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The summer concert season may be coming to an end, but with many artists announcing upcoming tours, not even the cool weather will deter music lovers – myself included – from hitting the streets several hours too early in order to secure a good spot at a show. For first timers and casual concert goers, the task can be a little daunting. You never know what to bring, and what not to bring, what…

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Bloomington’s New Hot Spot: The Hive

Bloomington’s New Hot Spot: The Hive

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Bloomington, Indiana, is not a place that comes to mind when you think of bustling nightlife. Frustrated with that fact, in January of this year, Ron Patton and a few business partners came up with the idea to improve the bar scene by combining a restaurant and a nightclub. Patton and partners got a lead on a venue for the nightclub that turned out to have the largest…

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Switch up the Ice Bucket Challenge with the Rice Bucket Challenge!

Switch up the Ice Bucket Challenge with the Rice Bucket Challenge!

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So, you’ve done the Ice Bucket Challenge and are ready to donate in other ways! Fortunately for you, there is yet another Facebook challenge for you to participate in and have everyone on your time line do and post about for days on end! It’s the #RiceBucketChallenge and it’s putting rice straight into the bowls (er, buckets) of those in need, particularly…

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Hilary Duff’s New Singles

Hilary Duff’s New Singles

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We’ve been waiting ever so anxiously for the release of “Chasing the Sun” and…it’s not exactly what I thought it was going to be! I thought that, being described as adult and acoustic, it would sound a bit different. What I’m hearing is a slowed down Colbie Caillat ad I’m a bit bummed out. Props to Hilary for ditched the stereotypical party-and-twerking routine to go with…

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A Beginner’s Guide to Eid

A Beginner’s Guide to Eid

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First time celebrating Eid? At a loss as to what you’re supposed to do? Wondering if Eid is a lot like Christmas?

Well, then this is the guide for you! Also, no, Eid is pretty much nothing like Christmas. Sure, there may be presents involved, and there are Eid parties and things, but no. Eid comes around twice a year. The first, Eid ul-Fitr, comes at the end of…

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