companion app

By Alisa Michael My daughter recently left for her first year of college. Like most parents, I struggle with worrying for her safety, particularly when walking alone at night on campus, so I was glad to learn of the Companion app. Companion was created by students at the University of Michigan and provides users the…

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By Gillian Gracey When you type “are millennials” into Google, the second result is “are millennials lazy,” closely followed by “narcissistic” (are selfies to blame?) and “entitled.” Usually people attribute this to millennials’ affection for technology. I feel slightly offended because I am on the younger end of the “millennial” generation. However, this stereotype is…

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By Richard Stokes When it comes to the world of couponing, I am an absolute novice. This is largely due to the fact that I have never put forth the effort to collect coupons or figure out the method to the madness. I know it works though because I’ve watched in awe as my former…

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By Kate Viebrock I love traveling. Many people love traveling. I hate the planning. I’ve come to realize this recently as I plan my upcoming honeymoon to Vancouver, BC. Options are great, but how do you plan your itinerary and decide where to stay when there are 1,000+ things to do and places to eat…

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