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Amber Gran | A&E Editor | 01/26/2011 Dear Amber, I am an incoming freshman starting college a semester late. You see, I am an only child and my parents weren’t exactly too thrilled about me leaving for college. They like to keep tabs on me and I am sure if they could have put me in a bubble, they would have all through my teen years. Now that I am
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What’s On Her Playlist This Week?

Amber Gran | A&E Editor | 02/09/2011 Step aside Lady Gaga and share the spotlight, you’ve got some competition. Granted, Onika Tanya Maraj, better known as her stage name Nicki Minaj, may be topping the charts via a different genre, but there is not much that separates the two: both are at the top of their game right now, both very strong women and both have an interesting and “unique”
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What’s On Her Playlist This Week?

Amber Gran | A&E Editor | 02/02/2011 Lately, the type of music that has been the most meaningful, inspiring, motivational and focusing has been of the instrumental/classical/film score genre. I have shared a few instrumental tracks before, but this week I am dedicating an entire playlist to it. The first three are from German-born British composer Max Richter. My personal favorite, “November,” is off of Richter’s 2002 album “Memoryhouse.” Next
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What to Watch For: Mr. Sunshine

Amber Gran | A&E Editor | 02/09/2011 American born and Canadian raised actor Matthew Perry (“Friends,” “17 Again”) stars in a new comedy series on ABC, as Ben Donovan, the manager of the Sunshine Center arena. This show focuses on Donovan trying to become a better man, supposedly illustrated by the events that take place behind the scenes in order to put on a show for thousands of entertainment craving
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Amber Gran | A&E Editor | 2-9-2011 Amber, Lately I have been feeling very depressed and guilty. See, I can’t get a job in this town. I have applied everywhere. My parents keep sending me money, but I don’t feel right taking it. What should I do. Penny-less   Penny-less, It’s hard to receive help when there’s underlying guilt. Sometimes, however, you just have to take the help, even if
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Amber Gran | A&E Editor | 01/19/2011 Dear Amber, There is this really cute guy who I've been watching from afar since freshman year. He's really cute.  It's just that every time I try to approach him, I seem unable to do anything but turn around and walk away, embarrassed.  He's really cute and is on the hockey team and real nice and cute. I've only talked to him a couple
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Amber Gran | A&E Editor | 03/23/2011 Dear Amber, I live off-campus. I don’t really get along with my current roommate, but she keeps asking me what I am doing about my living situation next year.  I’m not a mean person and I don’t want to flat out tell her that I’m sure as hell not living with her next year, but I’m really not sure how to say it
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What to Watch For

Green Bay vs. Pittsburgh Amber Gran | A&E Editor| 02/02/2011 Whether you’re a Packers fan or loyal to the Steelers, this weekend is going to be big. Super Bowl XLV is here and that means it is time to buy the beverages, prepare the snacks, invite the neighbors over, all to watch the game and, hopefully, some fantastic commercials — unless you are willing to shell out anywhere between $1,985
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What’s On Her Playlist This Week?

Natasha Bedingfield’s “Strip Me” Amber Gran | A&E Editor | 01/26/2011 I believe quite fully in the power of music; that the right song at the right moment can make a person feel better, even if only for a split second. Now, I thought about compiling another playlist, but when I started placing songs together, there were just so many to choose from that I couldn’t decide. So I set
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Amber Gran | A& E Editor | 02/02/2011 Amber, How do you deal with a roommate who is constantly complaining about everything all the time and refuses to talk to you about their complaints or why they are doing it? I know that sounds very general and silly, but seriously, it’s starting to get on my freaking nerves. Short like a fuse and about to go out   Short like