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Big City Gamin’ offers cheaper gaming options for students

For the college student who is looking to game on the cheap, there is Big City Gamin’ near campus in downtown Eugene.

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DIY: a complete wooden nightstand makeover for only $25

Spray-painting is often considered the easiest and simplest option to update a piece of furniture. However, spray-painting is not always so simple and easy. Whenever you’re considering a do-it-yourself project that involves spray-painting furniture, it is important to know all the facts before diving in. Below is a step-by-step guide to spray-painting a wooden nightstand:

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How to decorate a ‘white box’ apartment

Although the most obvious response to designing a white box is to add large amounts of color, there is a better way to make the space livable and all your own without looking tacky. By following the rules below, turning your white box apartment into a livable one will be easier than ever.

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Five items to help you get the most use out of your space

When living in an apartment that is undoubtedly too small, the task of using your limited space efficiently is daunting to say the least. Each square foot of space must be maximized to accommodate all of your various books, furniture and more.

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Personalizing your place never looked so good

Despite their differences in living situations, the four students profiled for this article share one thing in common: they have taken their respective homes and personalized them. Be it in decoration or overall vibe, they have managed to turn their “college houses” into homes. And no matter where you live, it’s possible for you to do the same.

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Decorating with booze

As the sun streamed through Ross Arce’s bedroom window, it could not help but take on a different color. The books, clothes and musical instruments scattered across his floor shone a deep sepia, a product of the sunlight traveling through the dark brown 22-ounce Rogue beer bottles lining his windowsill.

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Moving out: Where to dump your junk

When you were preparing to move into your current dorm, apartment or house, everything fit like a glove into your four-door Honda Accord. A couple of trips back and forth to the car and you were ready to start your next year of college. Now, the time has come to pull out the boxes and move out. Somehow, you have twice as much as you did nine months ago, and it seems impossible that it’s all going make its way back home.

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10 ways to make the best out of a small dorm room

You may only be living in your dorm room for nine months, but make sure to personalize and maximize your space. Here are some cheap and easy tips for arranging and decorating your room.

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