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Straight talk: His ex won’t move out!

By   /  April 29, 2014  /  2014 Spring, Archives, Overheard, Straight Talk  /  Comments Off

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Straight Talk: Trust is a must

By   /  March 26, 2014  /  Arts & Entertainment, Straight Talk  /  Comments Off

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“My boyfriend wants to be with me 24/7. I work full-time and go to school part-time, so it’s really difficult to juggle everything lately. I’ve been very focused on my grades so there have been a lot of nights where I stay home to study instead of hanging out with him. I just want him […]

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Straight Talk: 12/11/13 Issue

By   /  December 12, 2013  /  Opinion, Straight Talk  /  Comments Off

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New Year’s Slump  I always set New Year’s resolutions that I don’t end up keeping. Should I just skip the resolution completey?  -Grumpy Dear Grumpy, Instead of trying to make a resolution just for the sake of making one, try planning out a realistic goal that you have always wanted to acheive, and adopt it […]

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Straight Talk: 12/4/13 Issue

By   /  December 5, 2013  /  Straight Talk  /  Comments Off

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Pressured holiday parties  Every year my holidays are really awkward. I’m the only single adult in my large family. I have over fifteen cousins who all have significant others, and it makes me feel uncomfortable. Everyone always asks me why I’m single, and I don’t know how to respond. It’s putting pressure on me to […]

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Straight Talk: 11/20/13 Issue

By   /  November 21, 2013  /  Opinion, Straight Talk  /  Comments Off

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Emotional affair  My boyfriend has a friend from work, who is female, that he texts all of the time. It is really concerning me because they just met recently and now he texts her in front of me upwards of 50 times per day. He admitted that he deletes some of their text conversations, claiming […]

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Straight Talk: 11/13/11 Issue

By   /  November 14, 2013  /  Opinion, Straight Talk  /  Comments Off

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Finding Meaning in the Season As a college student, funds are tight. With the holidays approaching quickly, I am trying to afford gifts for my friends and family. I want to get them all something special, but I don’t think I can afford it. Help! How do I find the money for gifts and not […]

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Straight Talk: 11/6/13 Issue

By   /  November 7, 2013  /  Opinion, Straight Talk  /  Comments Off

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Drowning in debt  I’m so stressed out! I have to work to be able to pay for college, but my schedule takes up time that I should be doing homework and studying. I end up sleeping less, feeling worse, and getting sick really easily. How can I balance all of these things and still stay […]

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Straight Talk: 10/30/13 Issue

By   /  October 31, 2013  /  Opinion, Straight Talk  /  Comments Off

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Straight Talk is an advice column aimed at questions you’d ask your best friend…except Straight Talk won’t fluff the answers.  Real advice for real issues, from someone who has been there, done that. To get your questions answered, email overheardcod@gmail.com Ex-BFF and an Ex-BF?  I ended things with my boyfriend and now he’s talking to […]

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