Tag Archives: independence

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Mastering the Art of Apartment Searching

With the end of college comes a new era of living. As soon as you walk across the stage, it is time to say goodbye to the dorm room and hello to your brand new apartment. For those who are in the process of finding your new home and furniture while ballin’ on a budget, […]

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Financial Independence Could Save Your Life

My mom was a great one for inspirational sayings.  They must have been pretty good ones, because I remember them all today.  One of her favorite, “Learn to stand on your own two feet.”  You see, my mom gave up a promising editorial career at a major magazine to stay home, and while I like […]

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You Do You Honey, by Stefanie Sabar, SFTL Contributing Writer

When we were younger, we were always told to be our own person, to be independent, and to be a leader-not a follower. They’re true words of advice, don’t get me wrong, but as I get older, I’m starting to feel more pressure to follow society’s path that everyone else seems to be on. But […]

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Red, White and GO BLUE!!!!!!

What is independence really? On this day for reflection on our country’s independence, we offer thoughts from a rising college sophomore on beginning the journey to becoming an independent woman.

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Of Nots, Knots and Nott – Reflections On Becoming A College Senior

A few days ago I stood in the quad by the Nott—a sixteen sided building and landmark of Union’s campus. Bagpipes played and I stood with my aunt as a stream of graduates walked out through this building that offered corners to study, galleries to explore art, floors to dance, and side walks to run […]