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Pokemon Go without your phone

Turns out, you don’t even really need the app to play Pokemon Go! You don’t even need a phone—just a little imagination and zero sense of shame. Here are a few ways to put a new twist on the game.

First day of school book recommendations

The first day of school is always the best day—you get to see who’s in your classes, meet your professors and wonder if you’re ever going to get your class book list, since it wasn’t on WebSTAC!

Best ways to break the Overpass

I bet if we even put in a little effort, we could break the Overpass ourselves! Here are a few ideas—let us know if they work!

A white guy’s spring fashion guide

With an onslaught of salmon-colored shorts expected to take campus by storm next week, we at Student Life feel it’s important to offer our best fashion tips for white guys this spring season.

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New semester, new you

With every ball drop of the new year, thousands of people commit to immediately starting to make lifestyle changes. But what about us college kids who have to brave both a new year and a new semester? Let’s be honest: our last experience with classes before break was finals, and if that didn’t convince us that we needed to go on a journey of self-improvement, we weren’t doing finals right. So cheers to last semester being in the past and to the first week of classes coming to an end!

The best places to take a study break on campus

As always, there’s a lot of studying to do this finals season, but it’s important to take a break once in a while. Here are some of Scene’s favorite ways to relax during finals week.

Ways to avoid engaging in uncomfortable conversation with your family during Thanksgiving dinner

Thanksgiving means food, fun and, of course, uncomfortable interrogations by family members about your day-to-day life. You know the drill: How’s school? Who are you dating? What are you going to do after you graduate? But what if there were a way to circumvent these moments altogether?

Where to take your parents this weekend

Put on your visors and zip up your khaki shorts! Parent and Family Weekend is upon us! Ah, parents. So eager! So excited! So caffeinated! So excruciatingly difficult to entertain for 48 hours! Don’t worry though—Scene has the lowdown on where to take your parents this weekend.

Pumpkin season at its best and worst

Love it or hate it, pumpkin is BACK, everyone. Pumpkin and pumpkin spice flavors are becoming even more ubiquitous in everyday products. But has it gone too far? Has it not gone far enough? These are the questions that keep the Scene staff up at night as we consider pumpkin-flavored things.

Bathroom reviews: Our number 1 picks for your number 2

Look, let’s face it: there’s nothing like a quality bathroom visit to make your day that much better. Despite the fact that this campus is swimming with bathrooms, they were not all created equal.