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These Are the 7 Best Places to Live in the United States for 2017

For so many of us, relocating to a new city is a daunting experience. From finding new neighborhood favorites to maintaining sociability, moving has the power to leave you mentally, emotionally and physically exhausted. But as you know the saying, “life begins at the end of your comfort zone” and it’s true in more ways […]

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Entertainment Roundup: What Happened in February

Welcome back, everyone! February has come and gone, leaving in its path a slew of entertainment news stories we can’t wait to cover. With two of Hollywood’s biggest award shows, a new Bachelorette, and the new king of Pride Rock, let’s jump in to this month’s Entertainment Roundup.

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8 Awe-Inspiring Instagram Travel Accounts to Follow

Whether you’re heading overseas on a romantic trip for two or hitting the road with friends, what good is traveling if you can’t find a creative and fun way to share the experience with others? Today, social media has created a trusty and inspired haven through Instagram for users all over the world to share […]

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Travel Guide: 24 Hours in South Bend

While it’s recommended you spend a lengthy amount of time in this charming Midwestern city, we share popular ideas to check out when you’ve got just 24 hours to spare South Bend, Indiana.

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6 Apps to Help You Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

Living in a culture inundated with the urge to change our ways once a new year hits can be incredibly intimidating. Not only is it hard to figure out our resolutions and work at them every single day, but it can be stressful seeing others start on goals, while you wonder how they truly do it. From […]

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Entertainment Roundup: What Happened in December

Here we are, folks. We finally made it to the end of 2016, a year that turned out to be one of heartbreak and contention in most aspects. But before we say goodbye to the past, and look forward to what 2017 will bring, we wrapped up the most-talked-about stories in the month of December. […]

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Actress Alison Thornton Talks New Project With Elijah Wood and Working With Netflix

For decades, film and television has pulled from novels to create and re-tell stories in a new and exciting way. One of the latest novels to get the Hollywood treatment is Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency. The show, which stars Elijah Wood and Samuel Barnett, came to BBC America in October, and debuted on Netflix in […]

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Touchdown, History! A Tour of the University of Notre Dame

Touted one of the best college towns in the U.S. by Livability and dedicated to faith no less than scientific knowledge, the University of Notre Dame has a unique spirit and vibrancy that radiates the moment you walk its grounds. Located in Notre Dame, Ind., adjacent to the city of South Bend, the beautiful grounds are home to one of the […]

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5 Ways to Stay on Track During NaNoWriMo

It’s November, which once again means it’s National Novel Writing Month, more commonly known as NaNoWriMo. The challenge requires writing at least 50,000 words of original fiction during the month of November with daily word goal of more than 1000 words! Though the month is about a third over, it’s not too late to get […]

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How to Step up Your Reading Game

So you want to become a voracious reader? If you’re like me, you have rows of hardcovers and paperbacks on your bookshelf, collecting dust as they wait for you to pick them up and devour them. Due to other more pressing priorities in your life, such as school, work and your freelance side hustle, your reading to-do list […]

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Go ‘Beyond’ Television With Freeform Actress Jacky Lai

Television and film are no strangers to the supernatural. It seems every week, there’s a new trailer for a Marvel or DC movie set to hit theaters. But television’s newest super show comes in the form of Beyond, a story of a man who wakes from a 12-year-long coma only to discover he has possessed supernatural […]

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Travel Guide: 24 Hours in Portland

After years of admiring from afar, I finally visited Portland for the first time last month. It’s got a reputation of being a unique place — the city motto is “Keep Portland Weird,” after all — and it did not disappoint despite this Jersey girl’s extremely high expectations of it. Like all cities, you could spend […]

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Why You Should Take More Selfies

Call it a visual diary or a modern day scrapbook, but selfies are here to stay. If anything, they’re the new social norm. But while there’s been negative talk and studies highlighting a correlation between snapping selfies and a depleting confidence, there are numerous introspective benefits to taking a photo of yourself if done in […]

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Book Review: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Contains Spoilers)

It’s been less than a week since diehard fans flocked to the midnight release of the newest installment in Harry Potter’s life story, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. This time, JK Rowling is taking her loyal fans to the theater by developing a play for London’s West End which follows the series’ beloved characters […]

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What It Means to Be Vulnerable

No matter whom you talk to, one of our greatest fears in life has always been failure. For years, we’ve heard inspirational words of wisdom about what is and what isn’t considered failure. But throughout the years and from a personal aspect, it has always seemed to be a formative experience. Because truth be told, […]

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