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So it’s past midnight and you’re trying (with all your might) to absorb a chapter’s worth of information from a textbook that weighs as much as a baby, but you find yourself getting absolutely nowhere. Multiple glances at a single page leave you questioning what you just read and all you want to do is cry. The good news is: we’ve all been there (on more occasions than we’d like to admit)! On top of that, there’s even more good news—you won’t have to experience it ever again! Why? Well, we now have a solution to your reading woes: McGraw-Hill Education’s SmartBook. This innovative product,...
It’s a simple question: Are you a feminist? But you might find that it’s a whole lot harder to actually answer. The basic principle of feminism is straightforward but often really confusing. “Feminism isn’t about women being better than men or one sex overthrowing the other,” says Jackie Clark, a feminist and gender studies scholar at the University of Florida. “Instead, it is about gender equality for everyone no matter how they choose to identify, which includes people who are gender nonconforming.” Does this definition change your mind at all about feminism? If you’re still not sure about...
With all of the excitement surrounding the return to campus after a long summer away, it can be hard to take a step back and really appreciate what a privilege is to be able to go to college, and how many people have made sacrifices to get us here. The best way to repay them? By paying it forward and giving back to others! College is full of opportunities to volunteer your time and energy for a good cause, and there is bound to be a perfect fit for every collegiette! Check out five of the easiest ways to give back on your campus this fall, then get started! 1. Volunteer in the garden or...