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Relationships: Advice — falling in love with a roommate

Dear Katherine, A few months ago, I moved in with a group of strangers I met on Craigslist. I like living with them, but there’s one problem: I’m in love with one of my roommates. Despite my better judgement, I drunkenly hooked up with him shortly after I moved in. …

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Kirk: How to train your roommate

I have this friend who has a roommate who — to put it gently — is a slacker. There are dirty dishes left out, lights left on in every room, and messes left to be cleaned up by someone else. Sound familiar? You’re not alone.

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How to stay friends with your roommates

Coexisting as friends and roommates is possible with a few guidelines.

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Sex in college: Confessions and tips on being discreet

Your fellow University students confess their steamiest stories and true sex-and-roommate run-ins. Plus: 7 tips on having discreet sex.

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Roommate roulette: Who you live with can change everything

Whether you’re thinking about moving into a two-bedroom apartment, six-bedroom house, a nice garage, a cavernous studio, or a refurbished meth kitchen, you’ll have a chance to choose who you’ll live with next year. But be warned: beautiful friendships have withered and died because taking out the trash became a matter of principle.

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Roommate rules make living together easier

It may be easier said than done, but you’ll need to set ground rules with your roommates to have a rewarding — or at least conflict-free — living situation.

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A good dorm experience depends on how you approach it

With this year’s incoming freshman class being the largest in University’s history, the fresh faces moving into the residence halls could potentially have the hardest time trying not to get lost in the crowd.

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