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Humans of Dijon: Samuel

| March 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of Dijon: Samuel

(Samuel is a student studying French at CIEF – Centre International d’Études Françaises) “I’ve liked French since I was around 12 years old (or something like that) because my step-grandmother spoke French, my step-sisters and mother spoke French – everyone in my family spoke French.  They lived in France some years ago, and then they […]

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Humans of Dijon: Monsieur Tourage

| March 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of Dijon: Monsieur Tourage

“J’ai travaillé ici depuis presque 35 ans et j’ai rencontré 35 different nationalities jusqu’à maintenant.  Je suis très content pour ça, et j’ai beaucoup d’amis qui sont de partouts, qui étaient les étudiants mais ont des maries et des enfants maintenant.  J’ai vu aussi d’autres histoires ici avec des étudiants étrangers par exemples, une américaine […]

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Humans of Dijon: Pascale Ducamin

| March 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of Dijon: Pascale Ducamin

(Pascale is a French professor at the Université de Bourgogne) Je suis contre les stéréotypes qui sont transmis souvent par le media ou par les rumeurs stupides…etc.  J’ai beaucoup voyage du monde et j’ai toujours remarqué ca j’ai des images forcement avant de partir et quand j’arriver dans le pays, ce n’est pas forcement comme […]

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Humans of Dijon: Stéphan Dugois

| March 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of Dijon: Stéphan Dugois

Meet Stéphan Dugois: French professor extraordinaire and lover of humor, culture, and humanity. “*Je ne parle pas l’anglais très bien, mais je peux dire: Move your body, shake that ass.  Do you like my French accent?” (He laughs at himself as he asks this).   * I don’t speak English very well, but I can say:…  ~ […]

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Five Quick Gift Ideas for Valentine’s Day

| February 23, 2017 | 0 Comments
Five Quick Gift Ideas for Valentine’s Day

Gifts! Some of us like to give them, others like to receive them, but one thing is certain: they are meant to be a fun way to show others how much we appreciate them. Most of us can agree that receiving a gift is fun, but watching another person’s excitement as they open your gift […]

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Why Not Having A Valentine’s Day Date Is Okay

| February 23, 2017 | 0 Comments
Why Not Having A Valentine’s Day Date Is Okay

It’s that time of year again, romance is in the air. Walking through campus you are constantly greeted with couples holding hands. Everywhere you turn there is another Instagram picture of a girl receiving flowers and going on a date with her significant other, making you feel depressed and alone. So, what is the game […]

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Tasting the love one drink at a time!

| February 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
Tasting the love one drink at a time!

Love is in the air… and in your drink! If you are familiar with the secret menu from Starbucks, you know there are many different drinks that you can try that are perfect for this Valentine’s Day. I decided to try the ¨Love on the Rocks¨ refresher from the Starbucks secret menu, and I found […]

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The History of Valentine’s Day

| February 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
The History of Valentine’s Day

Oh, love. Oh, Valentine’s Day. There’s something about this Hallmark holiday that sends lovers all over the world in a frenzy. The cards, the flowers, the jewelry, the dinner, but who really knows the history of this beloved holiday? Starting in Ancient Rome around approximately the 1st century, the fertility festival called Lupercalia, named for […]

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Humans of UNCC: Meet Jonathan Blandon

| February 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of UNCC: Meet Jonathan Blandon

“I’m not really a big fan of Valentine’s Day. Too many people “showing love” only on a certain day and fail to show the rest of the year. Now it’s also a day of friendship and I’m about that. Friendships are very important to me. I’m picky who I call a friend.”  

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L’Oréal Paris Féria: Midnight Collection Hair Color

| February 21, 2017 | 1 Comment
L’Oréal Paris Féria: Midnight Collection Hair Color

Identity is what makes people who they are, but experimenting with identity is what makes people more fun. Take hair for example, everyone knows you based off your hair color and style. It’s how to identify people with similar names and a way to explain someone if your friend can’t seem to remember who exactly […]

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Humans of UNCC: Meet Xavia Carthen

| February 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of UNCC: Meet Xavia Carthen

¨I like to start my day off with exercise. I wake up and go to the gym before class and it gives me the energy to start my day. Even when I’m not feeling good I still push myself to go to the gym because I know in the end it will all be worth […]

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Humans of Dijon

| February 20, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of Dijon

« J’ai choisi venir ici apprende le français parce que j’ai devenue plus et plus intéressée sur apprendre une deuxième langue, spécialement parce qu j’avais travaillé en Chine, mais je voudrais travailler entre la France et la Japon. » “I chose to come here to learn French because I became more and more interested in learning a […]

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Humans of Dijon: Morgan

| February 20, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of Dijon: Morgan

“My host family has a cat that they call Monsieur Cat, so I think I’m going to call him Monsieur.” “I tried to learn to play guitar – that was my new year’s resolution, but my future goals are learning to write some Arabic and speak Spanish”

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The Key to Delivering Great Presentations

| February 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
The Key to Delivering Great Presentations

Delivering presentations is a part of being a college student. We’ve all had to do at some point and we’ll likely continue to do so in our future classes. Most of us see presentations as unnecessary or as extra work in an already demanding class, but presenting in front of an audience is a good […]

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How to Prepare for Your Future Career

| February 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
How to Prepare for Your Future Career

When beginning a new stage in life during freshman year of college, most of us have so much on our minds. From what this experience will be like, to the people we will meet and what type of classes we will take, there are many things a new student takes in. One question that most […]

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Fascinating Beauty Routines from the Past

| February 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
Fascinating Beauty Routines from the Past

Beauty trends are always in a constant flux. They come and go; some manage to stay longer than others, or make a comeback when a new generation popularizes it once more, but some trends can be incredibly interesting to read about. Humans have had their own definition of what beauty looks like for centuries and […]

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Five Benefits of Learning a New Language

| February 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
Five Benefits of Learning a New Language

If you were to randomly ask a few people about what is the most important tool for communication, there would be a variety of answers. From body gestures to tone of voice, communication is made up of several important factors. However, one of the most important tools that we use to communicate with each other […]

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Women’s Fashion Predictions for 2017

| February 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
Women’s Fashion Predictions for 2017

Fashion: it can either make or break a person. It runs the celebrity agenda and determines your status within peer groups. Fashion expresses a person, reflects seasons and is ever-changing. At the end of every year, a team of experts gets together to predict upcoming trends, colors and fads that will have a major impact […]

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It’s not Springtime in Colorado Springs

| February 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
It’s not Springtime in Colorado Springs

The holidays are known for being the time to spend with loved ones and those you hold dearest, but it’s also prime travel time, so I took advantage of just that. In early August 2016, I decided to give myself an early Christmas present of round-trip airline tickets to visit friends in Colorado Springs, Colorado. My first ever […]

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Professionalism: The Guide to Being Successful

| February 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
Professionalism: The Guide to Being Successful

Imagine being in an elevator with the CEO of the company of your dreams and saying the wrong thing, or having an important interview and not knowing what to say. Sounds scary right? As crazy as it sounds, this happens quite often. A lot of people do not stress the importance of professionalism until it […]

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