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Archive for September, 2012

Midterms, Fall Break, and Everything In Between

It’s hard to believe that midterms are upon us already! Do you feel like you just got started but are already loosing a grip on things? Well don’t fret because you’re not alone. Reading this blog is the first step to becoming more proactive. First, I would highly recommend going to some of the events [...]

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It’s Programming Time!

As you all know a Program Advocate oversees the exceptional PRC, however we are also given specific areas and responsibilities to specialize in. I am also what is called a Resource Specialist. By definition, my job is to compile and update the database with presenter information, recruit event and activity presenters and speakers, and promote [...]

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Mmm, Chocolate

Today we’re talking about chocolate. Why? Because chocolate is delicious. Because we already have a BBB about chocolate that you can check out. And because making chocolate is actually a pretty easy (and, as I said before, delicious) program. HISTORY Chocolate comes from the plant theobroma cacoa  (meaning food for the gods) and was used [...]

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Immediate relevance is sometimes the strongest source of motivation for people. Lack of immediate relevance often results in apathy or leaving that twenty-five page paper assigned at the beginning of the semester to the night before it is due. Let’s be real. It happens to the best of us. When professors assign sections of the [...]

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Williamsburg in Walking Distance

Congratulations on making it through the first three days of classes!  I’m sure a lot of you reading this have been in Williamsburg for at least a year and feel as though you know the city pretty well.  You can find Target, the Outlets, various grocery stores, and Chipotle and you can navigate the bus [...]

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