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5 Easy Tips for Staying Healthy this Cold and Flu Season

5 Easy Tips for Staying Healthy this Cold and Flu Season

It’s cold and flu season and germs are spreading like wildfire! We’re not even to the first snowfall yet and we’re already seeing an uptick in students getting sick. Stay healthy by following these 5 easy tips. Boost your immunity by getting enough sleep, exercise and eating a well-balanced diet. Veggies might not be your favorite, but aren’t they worth it if they keep you from getting sick? Foods like oranges, spinach, broccoli, and even garlic
Graduation Countdown: Asking Your Professor for a Recommendation Letter

Graduation Countdown: Asking Your Professor for a Recommendation Letter

You’ve spent your whole college career trying to win the favor of your professors. You’ve worked hard, you’ve done the work, and now it’s time to cash in all your effort. It’s the time of year to ask for recommendation letters. Whether you’re a graduating senior looking for a job, or an underclassman looking for an internship, recommendation letters are crucial to your success. Your professor’s words of affirmation set you apart from all the other
The Importance of a Mentor

The Importance of a Mentor

Having a mentor is crucial to every point of your life. No matter at what stage in your personal and professional life you may be in, having a mentor serves as a tremendous asset. A mentor is a person that you can confide in and share your journey with. Your mentor is there to provide support and advice. The ideal mentor would be an individual with substantial wisdom. A mentor can be a professor, a pastor,
A Day in the Life: Student Dan Compitiello

A Day in the Life: Student Dan Compitiello

There are many ways to get involved on and off campus. With clubs, jobs, internships, and student government, there’s no shortage of opportunities to get out there and meet people. Take the plunge and join a new group! We talked to student Dan Compitiello and when we saw his schedule, we knew it would be hard to find a more involved person. Use his busy day as an inspiration for getting things done! 7:00am – Wake
Starting Out the Semester Strong… and Finishing Strong Too!

Starting Out the Semester Strong… and Finishing Strong Too!

We are only three weeks into the semester, but already things are starting to add up. Spring break seems so far in the distance as does the end of winter. Despite all this, it is important to be focused on the present by starting this semester strong and following that through to the end. Our friends at the Center for Academic Success (CAS) in the Nease Library have some tips for staying on top of things
“Get A Job” Tips For College Seniors

“Get A Job” Tips For College Seniors

Today’s job market is challenging, and every college student is faced with an uphill climb in order to come out of college with a degree in hand and a full-time job.  The one thing a college grad wants is a job. Then realism and economic conditions are factored into the picture and they understand having a job waiting for them at graduation is not the norm.  In fact, BloombergBusiness reported only 12% had lined up full-time
Staying Fit When Life Gets Fast

Staying Fit When Life Gets Fast

Staying active can be difficult while trying to balance classes, work, and other responsibilities. Taking time out of your day to exercise when you could be studying or hanging out with friends can feel like a chore. Utilize these five tips to make the most of your time and stay fit and active in college. Take the stairs, not the elevator – Get in a few extra steps and burn some calories by taking the stairs.
Where to Sell Your Used Textbooks

Where to Sell Your Used Textbooks

The semester is just about to end! It’s time to start thinking about selling your textbooks from this semester and buying the ones you’ll need for next semester. Whether you’re looking for cash, money on your debit card, or even an Amazon gift card, there are lots of ways to get some extra $$ for your used textbooks. Textbooks for ENC Students Facebook Page – A group run by and for ENC students, you can post
10 Times You Should Ask for Help

10 Times You Should Ask for Help

Life is crazy. It’s chaotic and fast-paced and sometimes it feels like there are way more downs than ups. Hard things happen and it’s important for your personal health that you know when to ask for help. It’s not a sign of weakness, it’s a sign of strength! If you’re struggling with something on the list below, or anything else please reach out to a friend and let them know that you need their support. 1.
Re-Defining Your Label

Re-Defining Your Label

At the start of a new school year, you are given the opportunity to create in yourself something different. As students, we are all provided with a clean slate of endless and infinite possibilities that will mark how we spend our years here. Incoming freshman like myself are at an advantage (or a disadvantage depending on your perspective.) When you’re a freshman in college, the moments of high school no longer count. Sure, they counted in
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