What to give the guy who has everything

What to give the guy who has everything

I’m kind of a Scrooge when it comes to Christmas. I’m not a big fan of decorations or snow, and I despise Christmas music. Even worse than the freezing temperatures and tacky, overplayed tunes is the shopping. I can barely bring myself to face the lines at Walmart to shop for groceries. You can only […]

Ho ho ho, will you marry me?

Christmas is that festive time of year full of nostalgic lights, decorations, magic, music and marriage proposals. More people pop the question, or have it popped on them, during this time of year than any other. This is a huge step in a relationship and as the unofficial voice of romance on campus, this article […]

Five things that ruin a date

Five things that ruin a date

Since I started writing this dating column a few months ago, the topic of relationships has been a constant topic of discussion. People approach me on a weekly basis and say, “Oh, Nate. You should totally write an article on (insert bad dating habit here). It drives me nuts when people do that on a […]

Lunch with President Holland

Recently I stood in the school cafeteria, blankly staring at the daily lunch selection. As I pondered upon what I would choose to nourish and strengthen my body and do it the good it needs, I turned and saw President Holland walk past me. I decided I’d take my chances and position myself behind him […]

Students prove their worth

In October, bloggers, podcasters, journalists and marketers from across the country congregated at the annual Blogworld and New Media Expo in Las Vegas to discuss the latest advances in web technology and communications. Hundreds of presenters covered topics including using Facebook and Twitter as business marketing tools, volunteer journalism, how to create and manage an […]

Unsolicited dating advice: The art of the wingman

Unsolicited dating advice: The art of the wingman

Everyone has that friend – the one they dread bringing into situations involving mixed company. You know who I’m talking about … it’s that clueless friend who totally ruins your game, kills any potentially flirtatious moments and is completely oblivious to the fact that they have a severely negative effect on your relationship mojo. If […]

Unsolicited Dating Advice

Unsolicited Dating Advice

The blind date solution Sometimes I think society assumes that since you’re single, you’re pathetic and desperate. And that, dear readers, is how the blind date got invented. You know the drill. The moment your parents, roommates, coworkers, religious representatives or distant relatives find out you’re not dating someone, it becomes their personal mission in […]