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Now that you’re back on campus (or are here for the first time), you’ve been thrown into the college social scene – lunch dates at the dining hall with friends, dorm hangouts with hallmates, student clubs, library study seshes with besties and maybe even some parties. Whether you’re an upperclassman surrounded by the same friends every day or a freshman looking to meet some new ones (read: people outside of your orientation group or dorm), you shouldn’t be afraid to branch out! As the old saying goes, you can make new friends but keep the old, and there’s no better time than National Women’s...
It’s the start of the semester, and you and your new roommate are all settled in to your new double (it may be the smallest one on your floor, but the two of you can make it work), or you’ve finally found someone who can cover half the rent on your off-campus apartment. At first, everything is great! You’re both super cautious about keeping the space clean, being quiet during sleeping hours and asking before you invite a campus cutie back to your place. But after a few weeks of stellar conduct, you may find yourself kicking your shoes off in the doorway or sneaking your boyfriend or...
Sure, we may say that we have a bunch of best friends, but really, we all have that one friend who has been there for it all. At this point, getting rid of her would be a scary thought. Not just because you love her, but because she's seen you go through your awkward stage, which, let's face it, is enough to keep you friends forever.  1. She laughs at all of your jokes. You can always count on her to make you look like the comedic genius you know you are.  2. Her parents treat you like a dysfunctional adopted child whom they aren't afraid to set straight. Your best friend gets in trouble...