Facts about March Madness

March Madness is just around the corner. Here are facts about this event. | Image source: CFB Roundtable

March Madness is just around the corner. Here are facts about this event. | Image source: CFB Roundtable

As a graduate coordinator, I understand completely how important March Madness is to students around campus. Many of them would support their favorite teams in the final weeks of the college basketball season.

How well do these students know about March Madness though? If you may allow me to, I’ll present a few facts which I know about March Madness. While I’m not much of a basketball guy myself, I can definitely say something based on experience.

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Alternative Activities to You Can Do on Black Friday

Anti Black Friday

Why shop on Black Friday when you can do other things that don’t require shopping? // Photo Source: Madeline Bea

Let’s be real here for a second: is it really necessary for you to go shopping on Black Friday? Granted, there are plenty of great things for sale during the day after Thanksgiving, but there’s more to the occasion than just shopping the day away. So if you want to steer clear of the shops and stores on Black Friday this year, consider these fun activities you can do while the rest of the crowd flock retail outlets for their discount shopping fix.

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Clever DIY Decorations for Your Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving Dinner Centerpiece

Get creative when you’re thinking of decorating your family’s annual Thanksgiving dinner table! // Photo Source: Owoto

Thanksgiving is almost upon us, and if you’re looking to jazz up your family’s annual holiday dinner with some fun yet inexpensive decorations, then you’re in luck! Put your artistic skills to good use and check out these wonderful DIY suggestions on sprucing up your Thanksgiving dinner table. From inventive placeholders to creative napkin displays, here are some great ideas on how you can charm your family for the holiday even before they dig in to the scrumptious Thanksgiving feast waiting for them.

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Tips on Decluttering Your College Dorm Room

Messy Room

Does this look like your dorm room now? If so, then you need to read this guide on how you can declutter your messy space. // Photo Source: Dr. Declutter Blog

The thing with living in a college dorm room is that the space is often limited and, more often than not, it can easily get messy especially if you don’t find the time to clean up. This can be quite frustrating, even more so if you have a roommate who is also having trouble keeping your living space neat and clean. Now that Thanksgiving is almost near and with the possibility of going home for the holiday, you certainly don’t want to leave your dorm room in an unkempt state and come back to it looking just as cluttered as you left it. So what are you to do when your dorm room is just begging to have a spring cleaning session, even if it’s still fall? Not to worry: here are some helpful decluttering tips to make your dorm room look fit for habitation.

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Cinematic Touchdowns: Best Movies to See During Football Season

Friday Night Lights

Celebrate the arrival of football season with a host of movies that celebrate this fine American sport. // Photo Source: Wrenn’s Write Brainers

Football season is highly anticipated among fans of the sport, particularly in high school and collegiate levels. It is usually during this period when talent scouts from major teams in American football look for prospective players that they hope to recruit as a professional athlete of the National Football League (NFL). There’s plenty of mixed emotions involved when the subject of football comes up, for both the players of the sport and the thousands of fans who support their home teams. So in the spirit of football season, here are some great movies which showcase the sport in scholastic circuits—and even one featuring the high-stakes professional arena!

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Staying Productive During Winter Break

People walking in snowfall

Just because it’s winter break doesn’t mean you can’t be productive during this period. // Photo Source: ABQ Journal

Before you know it, winter break is just around the corner and it’ll give you a chance to take a breather from school, particularly if you’re in college. And while this period away from school may sound like heaven, it simply just wouldn’t do if you just spent the entire time lazing about. Just think of all the good things you can do with your spare time this winter. So if you’d rather do something fun and productive during winter break as opposed to lounging about in your home, here are some great suggestions you might want to consider.

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