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Mothers Day is May 14. Celebrate with the Strings Mothers Day tips!

How to REALLY Make Your Mom’s Mother’s Day the Best Ever

Andrea Lugo, Editor
May 12, 2017

  Wait until the last minute to buy her a gift. You’re obviously waiting for the last-minute sales, so you’re applying her lessons about saving money in real time. You’re welcome, Mom....

Tips and Tricks for Second Semester

Tips and Tricks for Second Semester

Claudia Santa Anna, Joey Castrili
January 18, 2017

It’s that time of the year again! Second semester is almost upon us. Soon, the second quarter, also known as the longest quarter ever (seriously, November feels like it was a whole different year) will...

The String is back with more ways to get into the holiday mood.

5 More Ways to Get Into the Holiday Spirit

Claudia Santa Anna, Senior Editor
December 13, 2016

The lights are up, the trees are trimmed, and the Yule log is burning, but are you in the holiday spirit yet? For some poor sufferers of Funoycosis or Christmasphobia (such as yourself), ‘the holiday...

(Courtesy TotallyHistory) Freedom of Want by Norman Rockwell

An Angsty Teen’s Guide to Thanksgiving

Nina Raneses, Co-Editor in Chief
November 21, 2016

Well, it’s that time of year again, Wolverines! Thanksgiving is this week which means most of us will be out of school, doing a lot of eating, and not doing a lot of school work. However, for a lot of...

College Confidential user IWouldDieForHarvard97 was devastated to be denied from the university.

College Confidential’s “Chance Me” Threads Prove 100 Percent Accurate In Wake of Ivy Rule

Claudia Santa Anna, Senior Editor
November 5, 2016

No one is perfect, especially at age 17. However, to get into colleges, you have to be. Colleges that appear at the top of U.S. News and World Report’s 2016 are, undoubtedly, impossible to get into...

Lost Sock Memorial Day

Lost Sock Memorial Day

Huda Khan, Reporter
May 19, 2016

From putting up sparkling trees on Christmas, to butchering turkeys in honor of alleged ancestors that were only “partially” responsible for the decimation of an entire race of people, celebrating...

Not feeling the Christmas spirit this year? No problem!

5 Ways to Get Into the Holiday Spirit

Claudia Santa Anna, Copy-Editor/Reviews Editor
December 14, 2015

It’s the week before Christmas, but if it wasn’t for the Christmas ads on TV and the flashing neon lights with the Costco-bought blow-up Santa and elves display next door, you wouldn’t have been...

Tips and Tricks for Black Friday Shopping!

Tips and Tricks for Black Friday Shopping!

Jenni Wheaton and Bela Starinchak
November 20, 2015

After the day of giving thanks and spending time with families, millions set up their tents to camp out in front of stores and malls, anxiously waiting for the deals and savings to start. With these tips...

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