The Buchtelite

De-stress During Finals at Bierce

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By Brooklyn Dennison, Editor-in-Chief

December 11, 2017

As finals week arrives, students seem to have similar feelings: anxiety over their exams and relief that the semester is over. For instance, Makayla Enriques, an Anthropology senior said she just can’t wait to be finished with classes. Her birthday is during finals week, she said, which she is lo...

Pro-life demonstration creates discord

Anti-abortion activists stationed outside of Bierce Library.

By Grant Morgan, Managing Editor

October 14, 2015

Sporting enlarged pictures and videos of aborted fetuses, along with posters and banners denouncing Planned Parenthood, pro-life advocacy group “Created Equal” caused discord outside of Bierce Library yesterday. “We’ve had people destroy or try to destroy our signs; we’ve had people try...

Are brain games benefiting the brain

Are brain games benefiting the brain

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion Editor

January 27, 2015

Do you think that you can become a genius with brain-training software on your smartphone? Recent studies suggest that brain games don’t improve players’ thinking or IQ, they just make you better at playing the games, as reported by the New Yorker last spring 2013. These studies come after a decade...

Bierce Library: an open home for all lost souls

November 27, 2012

Written by: Nicholas Nussen I do not know why, when I wish to be alone with my books and thoughts, I continue to head to the third floor of Bierce Library: The refuge of cell phone yammerers, online gamers, vagabonds, proselytizers, pranksters, dealers, chucklers, snorers and sneezers and heavy breath...

Bierce Library: Learning Commons a new landscape on learning

August 10, 2011

By: Howard Carter Although the Learning Studio was dedicated in May, the Library has come up with a new Learning Commons, which is intended to create a more tech-savvy, friendly environment. “Laptops and cameras, with accessories, have been a hit here on the campus.  This new wireless media has take...