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Patience: Drop This Semester Like A Bad Habit

Patience: Drop This Semester Like A Bad Habit

By Alisa Patience

December 4, 2017

Another semester has come and gone, bringing us that much closer to graduating. But in the spirit of the new year, we can all stand to let go of some habits that made the semester just a little bit harder, and pick up some habits that will hopefully make next semester a bit easier. The first habit...

Barber: I Should Have Studied Art

Barber: I Should Have Studied Art

By Shaelyn Barber

December 1, 2017

There’s something about journalism that brings a thrill. Educating the public, uncovering important truths, traveling, the possibility of danger and more add to the appeal and adrenaline I feel when I think about my future. It will be a good job. It’s sustainable, useful, fun and interactive. I ...

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...

Braden: Test Preparation For GRE

Braden: Test Preparation For GRE

By Paul Braden

November 26, 2017

As if the GPA requirements for remaining a competitive applicant for graduate school were not rigorous enough, most programs require applicants take an entrance exam as well. While the GRE, a standardized exam that tests general readiness for higher level course work, remains the standard for most...

Braden: Why Trade Schools are a Good Idea

Braden: Why Trade Schools are a Good Idea

By Paul Braden

November 18, 2017

For those who aspire to find success in life, achieving at least an undergraduate degree at an accredited university tops the list of challenges. The idea that our desired endeavors of the future are contingent upon earning a diploma, has been ingrained in our minds from an early age. Questions of what...

Barron: How to Get A Job, Other Important Things I Didn’t Learn In Class

Barron: How to Get A Job, Other Important Things I Didn’t Learn In Class

By Morgan Barron

November 13, 2017

There is a meme which reads in part, “Things I never learned in high school: how to do taxes or how to apply for a job… but thank goodness I can use the Pythagorean Theorem.”  While I can argue for the importance of a general math education, this would not capture the actual spirit of this art...

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: 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...

Coleman: The Benefits of Social Media Amid Tragedy

Coleman: The Benefits of Social Media Amid Tragedy

By Nicholas Coleman

November 1, 2017

Ordinarily, Halloween does not feel this pervasively silent. Nor does it have the immense weight of remorse that the University of Utah community is experiencing today. On October 30, 2017, ChenWei Guo — an international student from China — passed away after receiving a gunshot wound to the head. W...

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