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Saturday, September 23, 2017
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Virtual abuse? How to build a positive online community

Rate this article and enter to win Most of us have witnessed online harassment. For that matter, most of us report that we’ve experienced it, according to surveys. Young adults are the most likely to...
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Scroll on by: 5 ways to make a phone-free moment

Rate this article and enter to winPhones are amazing—I barely remember life before the poop emoji. In a recent survey by SH101, you praised the ease of communication and access to information that our...
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Selfie revolution: Be a role model, not just a model

Rate this article and enter to winMultiple-choice question: What are selfies for? Selfies promote community awareness. Selfies celebrate who we are. Selfies are for ignorant Instagrammers fishing for compliments.All three answers came from undergraduates...
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The online student: How to connect in the digital classroom

Rate this article and enter to winAre you taking an online class this semester? Or a hybrid class—a traditional classroom with online learning components? If you haven’t yet ventured into the virtual classroom, you...
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Yes, they will Google you: How to be proactive with your online presence

Rate this article and enter to winWhat if a potential employer, academic supervisor, or date searches for you online (as they certainly will), and finds—right there!—your elegant design portfolio or insightful blog posts, and...
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Sextrequest?: 6 smart ways to respond

Rate this article and enter to winWe have a sexting situation on our hands. Or, more accurately, in our hands. Sending suggestive text messages is a type of flirting. But if our words and...
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Tune in: 6 podcasts to expand your world

Rate this article and enter to winAre you scrolling helplessly through your playlist? As you’re walking to class, commuting, or wishing you had a kitten to photograph in your coffee cup for Instagram, why...
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Are you social or nocial?: Take the quiz

Rate this article and enter to winTaylor Swift, the ice bucket challenge, and Justin Bieber’s Calvin Klein ads have all “broken the internet,” but what would you do if the interwebs were really down?...
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Get LinkedIn to your future

More than 20,000 college students are joining LinkedIn every month, according to the site’s administrators. Why? Because a strong profile on LinkedIn can open up more options for internships and the job you want...
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Gaming the system

Video games are an increasingly popular workout option, thanks to the motion controls that work with many game consoles. And yes, they can help us get fit, though the intensity matters (and is variable),...