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VanCougar Editor-in-Chief Rob holding Blue lot parking passes
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Parking gets spendy for students

VanCougs must weigh cost against convenience when choosing a parking pass

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Dear Truly, I sit here writing to you today buried under the things stacked all around me on my desk. My desk is a disaster, and possibly related my life/academics are also a mess. I am not sure what to do. I have piles of schoolwork, piles of my extra […]

Dear Truly: How to get involved and make use of your time
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Dear Truly: How to get involved and make use of your time

Dear Truly, I want to have fun here on campus but I just don’t have the time. When I walk around on campus I always see the advertisements for events on the metal frame things, on the big TV things and on various billboards. Usually almost all of the events […]

Dear Truly: Single on Valentine’s Day?
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Dear Truly: Single on Valentine’s Day?

Dear Truly, While it seems everyone is willing to climb aboard the cellophane wrapped candy train and hand out teddy bears and flowers to their significant others and loved ones, I am just not there. I don’t hate Valentine’s Day, or the idea of recognizing the person(s) you love with […]

Dear Truly: Campus public safety options available
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Dear Truly: Campus public safety options available

Dear Truly, So I am a graduate student here on campus and I never feel very connected to all of the information undergraduate students receive, particularly campus safety related information. I did not receive the same orientation undergraduate students do with ROAR and feel like I am missing something here.  […]

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Truly. Last year I started going to Evergreen State College. This summer my mom got really sick. I didn’t want to give up my dream of going to school, but I decided that staying closer to home would be the best thing for the family. It didn’t seem like a […]

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Dear Truly Holiday Edition: Wait the holidays aren’t over yet: Celebrate the 12 Days of Christmas.

The wintertime holidays are upon us, so many of you may be doing some shopping soon (or did some on Black Friday already). As college students, gift shopping can be hard with a limited budget. One way to save money is make your own gifts. I bet now you are […]

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Dear Truly: Having trouble picking classes next semester?

Dear Truly, I’m graduating in May and I am trying to figure out what classes to take for my last term. I only have two classes left in my major and they are really time intensive. The other two classes fall in the electives category. I am trying to decide if […]

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Jogging on campus can get confusing; what if you get lost?!

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One Coug has a question about the smoking ban.