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Parkin: 12 Days of College Finals

Parkin: 12 Days of College Finals

By Natalie Parkin

December 1, 2017

 After Thanksgiving, the stress of college finals tends to turn students into a mob of grumpy Christmas carolers. We get stuck twiddling our thumbs and pencils waiting for the relief that comes from winter break. The joy of Christmas is sadly delayed by the awful curse of being a college stude...

H2H: Is Technology Ruining People’s Writing Skills

H2H: Is Technology Ruining People’s Writing Skills

By Alisa Patience and Natalie Parkin

November 13, 2017

Parkin: Proper Writing is a Forgotten Skill Writing haz been a big part of our lives for generations. No matter if u r writing 4 a class paper, a resume, texting bffs or sending emails 2 professors, writing is constantly used in our everyday lives. As more and more people post on FB, Insta or Twitt...

Parkin: Musicians Invest In Their Craft

Parkin: Musicians Invest In Their Craft

By Natalie Parkin

November 13, 2017

When someone has the privilege to view a symphonic orchestra, the audience only sees the tip of the iceberg of what musicians do. What the audience does not see are the years of hard work, months of practicing and perfecting detail, endless rehearsals and the educational degree behind it all. Musicians’...

Parkin: Equal Pay in the Workforce: Iceland Sets Example

Parkin: Equal Pay in the Workforce: Iceland Sets Example

By Natalie Parkin

November 8, 2017

The fight for equal pay in the work force is ongoing. People, specifically women, are at war with the government and its employers in an effort to create a pay system that is equal and fair to both the employees and the employers. In 2010, women in America earned 81 percent of what males earned. Unfortunately,...

Parkin: Five Professor-Students Encounters

Parkin: Five Professor-Students Encounters

By Natalie Parkin

November 6, 2017

Professors are truly the best. Their jobs are demanding, time-consuming and overwhelming. These educated individuals help shape the future of our generation by teaching and guiding students into adulthood. We owe so much to these people. What we as students sometimes forget, is that professors are...

Parkin: Parking On U’s Campus Is An Unfair Game

Parkin: Parking On U’s Campus Is An Unfair Game

By Natalie Parkin

October 18, 2017

Driving to school can be a hassle, especially during morning traffic. However, nothing can compare to the nightmare of trying to park on the University of Utah's campus. With over 30,000 students attending the U, as of Fall 2017, it's no wonder parking has become a problem. Parking passes are available...

Parkin: The Top 10 Most Annoying Students on Campus

Parkin: The Top 10 Most Annoying Students on Campus

By Natalie Parkin

October 17, 2017

No matter what university you attend, you know that one student in that one class who drives everyone absolutely insane. These nerve-wracking students lurk in every single classroom on campus, and — no matter what you do — they never go away. They each have different quirks that push our buttons...

Parkin: Person or Profile, Finding Love in the Digital Age

Parkin: Person or Profile, Finding Love in the Digital Age

By Natalie Parkin

October 14, 2017

Ah, dating. The cause of most every boy and girl’s hormonal stress. I think we all can agree that the “dating game” is as scary as it is fun. One’s personal confidence is tested when asking another on a date or accepting/declining one. Communication skills are also put to the test because on...

Parkin: A Testing Guide for Students: How to Stay Sane

Parkin: A Testing Guide for Students: How to Stay Sane

By Natalie Parkin

October 9, 2017

When a professor hands a student the study guide for one of their exams, most students do anything but read it. The routine of any student is pretty much the same once they plop their textbooks on their desk. Typically, they first go to Facebook to rant about all the homework they have to do, spend 50...

Parkin: Falling in Love With Fall this Season

Parkin: Falling in Love With Fall this Season

By Natalie Parkin

October 1, 2017

Many hearts skipped a beat when Sept. 22 winked at them from its place on the calendar. “First Day of Fall," it said. Bring out the fuzzy socks, pumpkin goodies and colorful leaves that decorate the frosted grass! As magical as Autumn can be, there are people who, instead of leaping for joy into a...

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