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Crow’s Corner: How to deal with stress and anxiety

We’ve been there. Sweaty palms grasping a shaking coffee cup, sore eyes and a headache that won’t go away. It’s more than sick, you are stressed and with finals looming around the corner, it’ll only get worse. It might seem like everything will crumble, burying you in a cascade of term papers and exams, but […]

Women proudly showcase solidarity at feminist art show

Nasty women are “grabbing back.” That’s how St. Pete Women’s Collective President Ashley Sweet describes the lease that the organization recently signed to house female art. The new headquarters at 2800 2nd Ave N. is home to two of the Collective’s members. These “Boss Ladies of the Burg’” belong, in part, to the displaced artists […]

Crow’s Corner: How to be a conscientious customer

Working in customer service is a trying task. Even though the jobs are, for the most part, simple enough, it’s the customers that make or break your day. If you’ve ever had one of these jobs, particularly in the food service industry, I commend you. You’ve probably become a more conscientious person because of it, […]

Crow’s Corner: How to minimize social media use

While most of us were introduced to the online sphere of socialization through the relic that is now Myspace, it was Facebook that redefined our generation’s interactions. The benefits are undoubtedly there — staying in contact, news updates and figuring pop culture in general — but the drawbacks are also significant. For the regular user, […]

Give us our space for musical expression

For two years, the music from downtown echoed its way into my dormitory. The mashup of instruments, singers and shouts became the ever-present background to my weekend nights. Filing through homework, I’d look out at the city lights from the window above my desk and wish for my own space to practice cello. Four years […]

The Crow’s Corner: How to beat the breakup blues

Spring break is a time to let it all go: the stresses, responsibilities, engagements, significant others — you name it. According to data-journalist David Mccandless’ study of Facebook relationship status updates, the timeframe tops the chart for breakups. Whether the relationship has been long term or not, being dumped never feels good. At best, it’s […]

The Crow’s Corner: How to score extra-credit adulting points

In high school, turning 18 represents the pinnacle of all your desires; but like most anticipated dates, once reached they often tend to disappoint. The rude awakening that arrives after — usually by the time you’re in college — is that “adulting” almost always comes down to either owing money or needing money. Here’s three […]

St. Petersburg Shakespeare Festival commences its third year

On opening night, the hustle and bustle of the city could be felt reverberating across the Williams House Courtyard. “Leaves will fall on you,” warned artistic director, Veronica Matthews to the full house. “You will hear dogs bark.” With this, the St. Petersburg Shakespeare Festival launched its third spring season Thursday, Feb. 23, with a […]

The Crow’s Corner: How to make time to when you have none

Making it through college involves more than an adequate IQ, rather it’s reliant on making time. If you’ve gotten this far, I’ll assume you’ve already been advised to “use your time wisely,” so I’ll avoid that tired platitude and get down to the nitty-gritty. Here’s five tips for staying on top of all that college […]

President Trump revitalizes pipelines with executive order

DAPL Protest: Native Americans march against the construction of the Dakota Access pipeline set to run less than one mile from the Sioux Tribe Standing Rock Reservation. [Courtesy of John Duffy] Four days after being inaugurated, President Donald Trump signed executive orders to remobilize the construction of two major oil pipelines the Obama administration had […]