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Mint Mobile: Chunky Milk

Mint Mobile launched a controversial Super Bowl ad on February 3rd that had people grimacing, but they’re talking. I guess there’s no such thing as bad PR? The ad begins with a man sitting in his living room making a statement about how high cellular data plans are charging too much and that the prices

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How to Succeed in Email Without Really Trying

Ah, emails. We love them, we hate them, we’re excited to see them, and we’re disappointed by them. Whether you’re trying to communicate with a recruiter, schedule office hours with a professor, or send photos of your recent trip to Spain to your grandma, they’ve become a necessity to communicate efficiently in our current digital

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Student Spotlight: Pavani Gadde

I’ve known my good friend, Pavani Gadde, since my early years of high school. I’ve always admired her work ethic and chose to interview her because she is one of the most driven and intelligent people I know. Why did you choose UGA? I wanted a to go to a place that allowed me to

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What is Imposter Syndrome and how does it affect you?

After you accomplish something you’ve been working so hard towards, do you ever feel like you don’t deserve it? When people ask you for advice on certain tasks, do you ever feel like you shouldn’t be trusted as an authority for that subject? If so, you’ve suffered from imposter syndrome. Imposter syndrome is the feeling

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Student Spotlight: Holly Coffey

Holly Coffey is a star student and an even better roommate. Holly grew up in Urvana, Maryland with 3 other siblings. Although she was the middle child, she didn’t struggle to shine in her family. Holly was varsity captain of her high school soccer and swim team, and even took her soccer team to winning

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Student Spotlight: Emily Pease

Last week I had the opportunity to interview my friend and sorority sister, Emily Pease! She is a Junior here at UGA with a major in International Affairs, a minor in Religion, and she is in her first semester of Double Dawg in the Masters of Public Administration program! Aside from being involved with Alpha

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Miller Coors Sues Bud Over Corn Syrup Ad

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The Super Bowl is the biggest sporting event of the year in America, this past January 92.8 million Americans tuned in. A lot of people, including myself, tuned in almost exclusively for the advertisements. Budweiser, Coca Cola, M&M, Pepsi and Ford were among the brands that gave us the most content this past year. And

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Corporate Spotlight: Dave Schwefler

A few days ago I caught up with Dave, a partner at the Hansen Group in Duluth, and asked him a few questions about his career, interests, and advice. He provided great answers and insight for me as well as students in my position. Below are the questions I asked him: Tell me more about

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Selling to Minors – Walgreens

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The Issue At the company’s annual shareholder meeting in January and again in February, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration called Walgreens out for selling to minors. To put this situation in perspective, 22% of more than 6,000 stores that the FDA inspected had sold to minors, whereas other companies that have been caught were

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Check Out This Year’s International Street Festival!

If you are free this Saturday and are looking for something fun to do with your friends and family, you should head on over to downtown Athens to check out the International Street Festival from 12-5pm and come celebrate its 20th Anniversary. The International Street Festival is hosted by International Student Life at UGA during

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