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U.Mag's Top 25 Articles
From wacky college stories to celebrity interviews, these are our favorite U. articles of all time.
Binge Drinking: A College National Pastime?
Body Image: Taken Too Seriously?
Crime on Campuses
Campus Clips
Admissions Without SAT
Is Your School Cool?
Master's Degree: Worth It?
Tech Talk
Student CEO's
Digital Plagiarism
Turn Off Your Cell Phone!
Online Exclusives
Backpack Europe
Find advice before you go.
1-800 Database
Full of dial-up help.
Arts & Entertainment
NC-17: It Ain't Right!
Dr. Drew On the Web
Dixie Chicks Set To Fly
Cooking w/ Chef Rossi
One Pot Suppers
Pasta Bada-Bing!
Cocktail Hour Munchies
Health & Nutrition
Brain Food for Finals
Abstinence on Campus
Suicide Gene?
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U.'s Top 25 Articles
From wacky college stories to celebrity interviews, these are our favorite U. articles of all time.

  Playing it Safe
Though college can seem to be a world unto itself, crime knows no boundaries.
EZ Degrees
Call me old-fashioned, but I've always equated a university degree with four, maybe five years of grueling course work, waking up at six AM on a Saturday morning to study, and, of course, finals.
Here's Looking At You
Is body image being taken too seriously?
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Score college admission without the SAT
Some students suffer through twelve years of education and three different schools, struggling to get good enough grades to carry them to college. Just when it's all coming together, when they're finally strutting into their high school senior year, three little letters can blow it all away - S-A-T.

  What makes your school cool?
What's your college or university best known for? Maybe it's the number one party school in the country. Or it has a championship lacrosse team. Or it has the most grasshoppers per capita in the spring and summer. Whatever it may be - most schools are known for something.
Do master's degrees really pay off?
It is the dreaded question that every parent asks: So what are you doing after you graduation?
  Big blunders found in school textbooks
Once mistakes get in textbooks they're very hard to get out.
Cool majors get students fired up
It's just another manic school day, eight o'clock in the morning and time to endure another round of academic drudgery. Students know the drill. First it's off to the all-too-familiar golf course to play a quick nine holes, then it's back to campus for a training session with that damn baboon, then of course it's time to set fire to something - anything, as long as it burns. And then to top off the day, well, it's the depths of scholastic suffering -- underwater archaeology.
Community colleges add amenities to attract students
When I got turned down for a job years ago, I asked the prospective boss why, and he said I needed more class (not the kind you get from society). He suggested that I take on some additional, alternative studies. This sent me and my bachelor's degree back to school -- a community college -- for some new skills that helped me land my next job.
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Dixie Chicks site set to 'Fly' Dixiechicks.com is the latest venture for the threesome whose mystique mixes everything from banjos to boas.

  Lauryn Hill puts values into action
Grammy-winning recording artist Lauryn Hill uses her fame to fulfill a longtime dream -- mentoring inner-city kids through The Refugee Project.
Dr. Drew takes MTV-style advice to the Internet
Through his long-running sex-advice program "Loveline," Dr. Drew Pinsky has become the Dr. Spock of Generations X and Y. Now he's launching a health-information site on the Web.
  Work all night, sleep all day
Life in the party world ... is it always a party? See a night of clubbing through the experiences of a DJ and a promoter at one of the world's hottest clubs -- Wax in South Beach.
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Are You Carrying the Suicide Gene?
You may not think you're capable of killing yourself, but new research shows many of us may carry a gene that says otherwise. Get the latest on the suicide gene theory, plus how one pressure-cookin' college is fighting the dark road to death -- a path that has taken the lives of several of its students already.

  Foods, scents fuel brainpower for finals
It seems every time you turn around, those pesky finals rear their ugly heads. Stress, hunger, exhaustion, are all a part of the game now. But they're also the same things that can keep students from getting good grades. Read on to find out what students should be eating, drinking and "smelling" (that's right) in order to ace finals.
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