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Packing up premature is immature

Packing up premature is immature

Brooke Martin

October 6, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

We have all been there, myself included. When we have to sit through a lecture that is not to our liking, we feel like we're going to die before the class is over. You slowly start to zip up your backpack hoping not to make too much noise. All while looking at your professor, pretending that you’re pa...

Social norms shouldn’t control how you have sex

Social norms shouldn’t control how you have sex

Rayanne Painter

October 1, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

It’s hard to argue that western culture isn’t completely obsessed with sex, even when references are normalized in children's movies. Sex is everywhere we look. It’s in nearly every Netflix show, mainstream music, social media trends and even some restaurant chains that capitalize off sexu...

Walking away is easier than it sounds

Walking away is easier than it sounds

Rachael Bayuk

September 12, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

Letting go can be the hardest thing. Whether it’s walking away from a relationship, or the major you’ve been planning since fourth grade, it is always hard. Knowing when to walk away is just as complicated as it sounds. I have struggled with this my whole life, which is not an uncommon thing. Mo...

How to live the life of luxury as a college student

How to live the life of luxury as a college student

Brooke Martin

September 10, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Opinion

Budgeting is not fun. It’s probably one of the least fun things to do because who doesn’t like spending money? Especially, when Gucci belts and Kylie Jenner lip kits are calling out your credit card’s name. The struggle of splurging while saving is even harder for college students....

College stress never ends

College stress never ends

Nicte Hernandez

April 17, 2018


Filed under Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

Many Wildcats are coming to the end of an incomparable time in their lives. The undergraduate experience is different for everyone but there is no doubt that these are years we will forever cherish and look back to when we move to the start of our careers.The college experience is unique in the fact ...

Being a first-generation college student

Being a first-generation college student

Danielle Cortes

April 9, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

What does it mean to me to be a First Gen student?In middle school, I thought I had the capability to attend Harvard University, without any idea of how nearly impossible that was.I just did not understand the whole concept of college at this time of my life. I assumed it was a free for all, that ev...

1-16 upset tops March Madness upsets as Villanova takes home National Championship

1-16 upset tops March Madness upsets as Villanova takes home National Championship

Courtney Chapman

April 5, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Sports

The 2018 March Madness certainly lived up to its name. The tournament was full of upset wins, many surprises and history being made. Last time you checked in, March Madness was moving into the Elite Eight which consisted of: No. 1 seed Kansas University and No. 2 seed Duke from the Midwestern confere...

High school relationships help build a foundation

High school relationships help build a foundation

Grant Schmieding

March 5, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

Anyone who says they truly understand how to maneuver the dating pool, with guaranteed success, is full of it, according to Viren Swami, professor of social psychology at Anglia Ruskin University. In high school, college or otherwise, we all have our own confusing and frustrating experiences. When it co...

How to deal with illness in college

How to deal with illness in college

Danielle Cortes

March 5, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

In college, health should always be your number one priority because it affects many things like our mood, productivity and overall well-being. According to an article published by EverydayHealth, "Living in a closed environment like a college dormitory introduces a whole set of college health issues that college-age kids do not have to deal with at home," said Guy Na...

Letters to: My future boyfriend

Letters to: My future boyfriend

Danielle Cortes

February 26, 2018


Filed under Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

Dear Future Boyfriend,We haven't met yet but I'm patient. Let’s hope we meet face-to-face and not on some dating app like Tinder. I want to meet my significant other the old-fashioned way.Let me start off by saying you are probably the luckiest guy in the world because you will be dating me. I ca...

Adulting and figuring it all out

Adulting and figuring it all out

Sophia Robledo-Borowy

February 15, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

After successfully completing 18 years of existence since emerging from the womb, you are now a legally an adult.You can legally get married, vote, get a tattoo and make various other life-changing decisions all by yourself. Abandoning all familiarities from the comfort of your childhood bedroom and immersing i...

Land of the free has a grim future under Trump

Land of the free has a grim future under Trump

Whitney Urmann and Briana Mcdaniel

November 15, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Editors note: This article is a response to President Trump will be good for Americans Come Jan. 20, Donald Trump will be president of the United States. Yikes. Though there is nothing anyone can do to change that fact, it's important to be educated on what could happen under his executive o...

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