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Class conundrums

Class conundrums

By Zaina Salem, Editor-in-Chief

January 25, 2016

Imagine being in college, but a class cancellation threatens to keep you in school longer than expected.   This is the situation that Dani Jackson, a sophomore majoring in French, found herself in when in mid-December her upper-level special topic French course was cancelled. Being far enough away from ...

An ode to post syllabus week

An ode to post syllabus week

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion Editor

January 26, 2015

The first week of school could not be any more simplistic. It means sitting in class and surveying not only the professor, but your classmates. It is about making a good first impression. It is about taking grip of the syllabus, organizing your calendar, filling in due dates, and bracing yourself...

How Not to Drop Out

How Not to Drop Out

By Nicholas Summers, Arts & Life Editor

September 2, 2014

The transition into college is tough for just about everyone, but there is help everywhere to ensure your academic career proceeds and you don’t drop out. As a freshman, you have probably heard you don’t have to attend all of your classes or that professors don’t take attendance. This is false....