Nicole Buckenham

communications major/psychology minor

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Boy Scouts Now Accepting Girls

| November 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Boy Scouts Now Accepting Girls

When I was little, I distinctly remember the impact the Boys and Girls Scouts had on me when they came to speak in my elementary class. I am not sure what grade it was, perhaps kindergarten or first grade. A woman came and gathered us around in class, and spoke about what the Girl Scouts […]

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Résumé Tips & Tricks

| November 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Résumé Tips & Tricks

When it comes to writing a résumé, things can get a little complicated. Sometimes it can be hard to word things just right. Like, when you are trying to make your boring job sound a lot better than it actually is. So, here are some tips and tricks when it comes to making an eye-catching […]

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War of the PSL’s

| October 4, 2017 | 0 Comments
War of the PSL’s

It’s that time of the year again, pumpkin flavored everything is everywhere. Which, this, of course, includes the infamous Pumpkin Spiced Lattes (PSLs). It can be hard to decipher which coffee shop to go to when you are trying to find the best PSL for you. Also, which PSL is the best bang-for-your-buck since we […]

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Restaurant Review: Akahana Sushi

| May 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Restaurant Review: Akahana Sushi

Attention all sushi lovers: If you are a sushi fanatic, like myself, this hole-in-the-wall sushi restaurant will be just thing you are looking for. The sushi at Akahana is my favorite sushi by far in the Charlotte area. This restaurant even beats out fancy sushi restaurants around uptown in my opinion. To start off, the […]

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Hiking in North Carolina: Linville Gorge

| April 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
Hiking in North Carolina: Linville Gorge

One of my favorite hiking spots to hit up in the summer is the Linville Gorge. It is located in the Pisgah National Forest in Marion, N.C. Hiking in the gorge has been one of my favorite experiences when it comes to hiking and swimming. Another favorite spot of mine, which I went to right […]

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Why you should keep a job during college

| April 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
Why you should keep a job during college

There are many reasons why you should or shouldn’t stick with a job throughout your college career. Of course it can be hard to balance work life with school life, but for the most part, having a job while in college is very beneficial.One reason why you should definitely get a job while going to […]

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Five Reasons Why You Should Attend a Music Festival

| March 28, 2017 | 0 Comments
Five Reasons Why You Should Attend a Music Festival

If you are a music lover like I am and you have not been to a music festival yet… you are seriously missing out. It may seem like a scary or exhausting use of time but it will be something you will remember forever. If you are a fan of concerts, just imagine all your […]

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Mid-College Crisis

| February 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
Mid-College Crisis

Ending your sophomore year, or somewhere in your junior year there is such a thing called the “mid-college crisis” that you may be going through. This crisis can hit you like a ton of bricks, but it can come in two very different ways. One way being you are coming to the realization that college […]

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Why You Should or Shouldn’t Get A Pet in College

| January 26, 2017 | 0 Comments
Why You Should or Shouldn’t Get A Pet in College

Even though in college it seems we are surrounded by friends and invested in school, from time to time everyone can get on the lonely side. There had been numerous times I’m sure when you feel there is a void in your life, or maybe even an extreme case of boredom strikes. When this happens, […]

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Why Toronto should be on your bucket list

| November 17, 2016 | 0 Comments
Why Toronto should be on your bucket list

When people think about a big city, they think of New York City or maybe Charlotte since our school is right here. But, Toronto is a city very undermined for what it is. Being from Canada, I am a little biased, but no other place in the world takes my breath away like the city […]

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How To: survive a haunted house

| October 27, 2016 | 0 Comments
How To: survive a haunted house

There are two types of people: those who love haunted houses and those who are forced to go with the people who like the haunted houses. I, for one, love everything to do with Halloween and all the scary things that come along with it. With that being said I know how to survive a […]

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Five Alternatives to Caffeine

| September 14, 2016 | 0 Comments
Five Alternatives to Caffeine

I know when I say I live off of coffee and energy drinks since I became a college student I’m not just speaking for myself, I’m speaking for the majority. I wake up feeling lost without my caramel iced coffee to drink with my breakfast and then the Red Bull I put in the side […]

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Ghosting: Maybe you’re better off without them

| March 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Ghosting: Maybe you’re better off without them

A new form of ending a relationship has a name, “ghosting.” Ghosting has probably happened to you a lot and you might not have even known it is a thing. Seriously, when was the last time the person you were seeing straight up said to you they no longer want to see you anymore? No […]

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New Year relationships

| January 19, 2016 | 0 Comments
New Year relationships

Since it’s a new year, there’s no better time than now to not only improve upon yourself, but also with your relationships. If you are still single, maybe it’s time to change up some things to get yourself back into a relationship. If you are in a relationship, it may be time to spice things […]

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