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Dear Ivy

Dear Ivy

A Freshman Asks Ivy For Advice On How to Make Friends At College BY KIM BARTENFELDER, STAFF WRITER Dear Ivy, People always say that college is supposed to be the best years of your life, but I’m four weeks into…

Dear Ivy

Dear Ivy

In Fourth Estate’s First Advice Column, A Student Asks Ivy For Advice About How To Balance Their Schedule Dear Ivy, I’m having problems with balancing my school work, my job and the club I’m a part of.  My problem is…

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September Horoscopes

Great Advice For All Signs BY MONICA ECHOLS, CULTURE EDITOR AND BASMA HUMADI, MANAGING EDITOR Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) – Happy Virgo season! Your attention to detail and perfectionist tendencies will come in handy when you get your first major assignment…

Upperclassmen Look Back On Their First Day At Mason

Stories and advice for new students BY CHRISTINE VIRAY, STAFF WRITER Although college life at Mason may seem daunting as a new student, it is good to know that almost every upperclassman (and even some faculty members) were feeling the same…

To Swipe or Not to Swipe?

THE DOS AND DON’TS FOR DATING APPS By Cat Tong, Staff Writer In a generation where phones and technology are on the rise and our daily lives become busier and busier, there is simply no time for “traditional dating.” It…

A Valentine’s Day mixtape

No more mushy love songs. Here are five tracks that won’t make your crush blush.   BY MACKENZIE REAGAN, CO-EDITOR-IN-CHIEF   While cheesy love songs have their place—high school dances, first dances at weddings, weeknight karaoke—for the most part, they’re…

Breaking up is easy to do

Tips on how to end a relationship   BY MACKENZIE REAGAN, CO-EDITOR-IN-CHIEF   Well, this is awkward. Everyone’s excited for Valentine’s Day, but you no longer feel the way you did when you first started dating your significant other. Maybe…