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Butte College student Clara Garske enjoys an afternoon in the trees on Wednesday, taking a short break from syllabus week. Photo credit: Daelin Wofford

Daelin Wofford

August 29, 2018

Butte College student Clara Garske enjoys an afternoon in the trees on Wednesday, taking a short break from syllabus week.

Keep your mind active this summer

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Danielle Cortes

May 15, 2018

It is almost officially summertime, meaning no more classes, homework assignments or group projects.But it is not a time to lose your brain activity because of lack of daily school work. Why not read a book or two, just to add to your list of summer accomplishments?According to Business Insider, “Science ha...

Learn to live your best life with ‘The Four Agreements’

Photo Credit: Diego Ramirez

Danielle Cortes

March 24, 2018

Finally, warm weather is here and a lot of free time will be spent under the sun. With the bright weather and school starting up again after spring break, why not pick up a book and learn about your inner happiness? The season of spring is a time of change from the gloomy skies to sunshine and the...

Giving ‘Fifty Shades’ a chance

Illustration by Darian Maroney

Daisy Dardon

February 6, 2015

I will admit that I, like 100 million other people according to the New York Times, have picked up and read "Fifty Shades of Grey" by E.L. James — well, half of it anyway. I didn’t want to be seen reading it since it’s known for its terrible writing. So I downloaded the book on my tablet a...

Read the book first

Illustration by Miles Huffman

Daisy Dardon

January 17, 2015

I’m watching T.V. and suddenly there’s a movie trailer for a book that I just read. The trailer looks decent and I get excited and think that maybe this time they will actually get it right.I wait with anticipation and the time for the movie to finally premiere comes. I finish watching the movi...

Reading is a last resort of entertainment for college students

Kristina Martinez

February 7, 2014

With so much going on in a college student's life, it can be hard to find the time to sit down and read something other than a textbook. It seems reading for fun might be a thing of the past for students, even after they're not too busy reading textbooks. According to research done in 2013 by StatisticB...

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