Best of…(School, Schedules, and Homework): How to Pick a College Major

Choosing a major might be easy for some, but what you might find once you enter college is that the options are are often limitless. Here are five tips to help you choose a major with minimal stress: 1. Do some serious introspection and ask yourself some questions. What were your favorite classes in high

How Binge Drinking is Impacting Your Body

By Erin McClary, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Most college students party at least four nights a week. These parties include kegs, hard liquor and shots. We party on campus, we party downtown and we party at fraternity houses. But isn’t this normal? Isn’t college all about alcohol and the opportunity to get

Best of…(College Social Scene) Bond Beyond the Dorm!

One of the best parts of college: dorm life. Not only are you finally away from your parents, you’re also surrounded by hundreds of potential friends with similar goals and, perhaps more importantly, similar fears. Dorm life is full of constant activity; from hall council meetings with guest speakers (and if you’re lucky, lots of

Best of (College Dating): The Do’s and Dont’s of Dating Your T.A. or College Professor

Many attractive college guys are fun-loving jokesters, athletic jocks, or ambitious future CEOs. Others are goofballs, former-best-friend crushes or maybe closet nerds. However, most have one fatal flaw: Immaturity. It’s been proven that girls mature much faster than their male counterparts. While you may learn to tolerate the difference in maturity in middle school (the

Zen and the Art of Dealing with Dorm Room Distractions

It all started three years ago when I first entered college as a freshman. I lived in a small, 11 x 13 ft dorm room with an awkward roommate. My sophomore year, I moved into an on-campus apartment and lived with five other girls. Let’s just say that was more estrogen than Mother Nature would

Best of (College Dating) Dorm Romances: Do or Don’t?

Dating in college is no easy task – especially when it comes to the delicate dance of meeting someone awesome in your dorms…and then the awkwardness that follows when it totally crashes and burns. College reationship guru Mike Brown isn’t here to give you advice — he’s all about painting a picture. So check out

Sorority 101: Your Pretty Playbook (What to Wear When Rushing)

A Snookie-approved outfit isn't going to cut it with the classy and fabulous women of sororities, but that doesn't mean you need to be decked out in couture to rush. Here's some tips on finding the right outfits for you for rush season. 

Sorority 101: What to Expect When You’re Rushing

Throughout the month of August, will be offering tips, tricks (and the REAL 411) about what you can expect when rushing a sorority. Each of the articles you see here are written by actual current and former sorority sisters, so the information provided is from an insider’s perspective. By Kristy Shaulis University of Illinois

Email Etiquette Advice for Your Work or Internship

This summer I’ve been interning at a company back home in South Florida since the beginning of June. The internship ends three days before my first day of classes at UNC-Chapel Hill. That is (obviously) a tight time frame to make a 12 hour drive up, move my belongings out of my storage unit in

Best of…(College Safety) Avoiding Date Rape and Sexual Assault

During September and October, U Chic will be running some great articles (i.e. oldies but goodies from our archives) as a part of our “Best of” Freshman series. Each one will focus on a specific topic designed to ease you into college life, while peparing you for your first year away from home. This week,