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Neal’s Necessary Knowledge – Use the Power of the Point

February 23, 2012
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We’ve all seen our share of bad Powerpoint presentations. They’re often filled with technical mishaps, poor timing, awkward speakers, and screens packed with far too much visual and informational clutter to process at once. However, this doesn’t mean that Powerpoint can’t be used as an effective tool in presenting information. We shouldn’t blame the technology…

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Through the Grapevine – 2/23

February 23, 2012
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From Godiva: I said ‘I love you’ to my boyfriend, but he didn’t say it back, nor did he freak out. Should I be worried? Ben says: Maybe he’s just not ready to say it back. Some people develop feelings faster or are more comfortable with expressing them quicker. Just wait for now and see…

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Neal’s Necessary Knowledge – Find your inner social butterfly

February 16, 2012
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If you let it be, college can be a lonely place. It’s easy to get so caught up in classes and schoolwork that you simply forget to have a social life. Then, when you finally have the time, you don’t know what to do with it. Most of the people around you have formed their…

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Through the Grapevine – 2/16

February 16, 2012
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From Greg: How can people believe in anything?   Ben says: It’s something you feel, something you know is right. That’s how.   Shannon says: When it comes to believing in anything it is your own preference you should look to. Coming to college I was presented with a lot of new ideas about how…

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Neal’s Necessary Knowledge – It’s teamwork, not ‘me’ work

February 9, 2012
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“None of us is as good as all of us.” This phrase has long been a rallying call for teamwork and unity. For the most part, the sentiment behind it is true. Team members can offer important suggestions, opinions, and feedback that can inspire newer and stronger approaches to ideas and concepts. A team can…

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Through the Grapevine – 2/9

February 9, 2012
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From Brenda: My guy friends say that their ideal girl would be one who can take care of herself; yet I feel that being so independent repels guys, and they are intimidated when they find out I hunt or I’m not the girly girl type. What is the happy medium?   Ben says: It’s their…

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Neal’s Necessary Knowledge – Don’t criticize; critique instead

February 2, 2012
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One of the greatest things about college is that you are constantly surrounded by fellow educated minds. There aren’t too many places out there where a vast majority of its denizens are actively and willingly trying to learn and hone their skills. And soon enough, the growing minds of these institutions will be tasked with…

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Through the Grapevine – 2/2

February 2, 2012
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From Gary: My friend loves to drink and over the past year or so she has been drinking more and more at one time. Now, she is starting to get to the point where she gets sick. We try to give her a limit, but she never listens. How do we convince her that there…

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Neal’s Necessary Knowledge – Warning: Wikipedia is reliable

January 26, 2012
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Last week Wikipedia held a blackout in order to protest the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA). All 20 million of the website’s articles were made unavailable for an entire day. This demonstration gained notoriety, and many people took this opportunity to jab at Wikipedia’s enormous stature and importance in the digital information age. “How will…

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Through the Grapevine – 1/26

January 26, 2012
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From George: My boyfriend and I talk every night, but even though I try to set a time limit it is starting to take over my homework time, and I’m always getting to bed really late. How do I fix it? Ben says: Just let him know, it’s really that simple. If he gets upset,…

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