Author Archives: Ginny Gaylor

Worldwide earthquakes seeing rise in magnitude—Why?

The Solomon Islands experienced a major earthquake Sunday, April 13, 2014. The earthquake registered a 7.6 magnitude on the Richter scale and hit at 7:14 a.m. local time. Its epicenter was located 200 miles southeast of Honiara, the Solomon’s capital. … Continue reading

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Go green this Earth Day — Upcycling and DIY projects

In 1970, 20 million Americans held rallies across the country in honor of the first Earth Day. Twenty years later, the effort went global with 200 million people in 141 countries coming together to draw the international community’s attention to … Continue reading

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Filing taxes — last minute how to tips for college students

Ah taxes … part of entering the world of adults is beginning that lifelong dance with filing taxes. If you had a job in high school, mom and dad may have taken care of your dealings with the IRS, but … Continue reading

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Living on a budget — tips for college students

Living on a budget is hard for anyone. But for college students, it may be the first time that you have been in full control (or almost full control) of your money. A few tips for how to handle your … Continue reading

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Parent-child relationships: tips for college students

Good ole mom and dad … you love them and they love you. If you wanted to follow that sentence with a “but,” you are not alone. College students know that their four years in school are a time for … Continue reading

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How to repair your reputation—online and in life

We all have things in our past that we aren’t proud of. And if you’re just returning from that wild spring break trip, it might not be a bad idea to see what’s been posted to your social media accounts. … Continue reading

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How to update your spring wardrobe on a budget

As the days start to warm up, the ice and snow melt away, and the sun begins to shine, you are going to want to toss aside all those heavy knits and clunky boots for some fun, fresh spring fashion. … Continue reading

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What to do if you have failed a class in college

Your college plans probably included making a lot of new friends, creating some epic memories and, of course, blowing your professors’ minds with your awesome intellect. But sometimes those plans go awry, and you find yourself having failed a class … Continue reading

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What should I major in and does it matter?

You picked a college, got in and thought the hard decisions were behind you. But there is still that little wrinkle of picking a college major. You know … that decision that will determine the entire course of the rest … Continue reading

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Spring car maintenance—DIY tips for college students

It’s been a long, cold winter— what the heck is an artic vortex anyway?— and while you might think you bore the brunt of it trudging uphill, both ways, in snow to class, your wheels probably took some abuse as … Continue reading

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