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ImpROOve test taking skills

ImpROOve test taking skills

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

October 12, 2015

People often underestimate what is expected at a college level. Students who enter college with the mentality that it will be similar to high school might struggle with their grades. UA’s Counseling and Testing Center has been holding college survival workshops to help students better prepare for cl...

Don’t sweat it

Don’t sweat it

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

October 7, 2015

All students know it: exams are stressful. To overcome the accompanying anxiety and nervousness UA’s Counseling Center presented a workshop on reducing test anxiety in Simmons Hall. Eric Hayden, assistant director of Counseling Center Training, and psychology intern Rebecca Crain showed a powerpoi...

Five tips to pocket for fall semester

Five tips to pocket for fall semester

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion Editor

September 16, 2015

Five tips to pocket for fall semester After a few months of eating, sleeping and working that seasonal job, the third week of the fall semester is in session and with a vengeance. Whether it is your first semester of college or second to last, it will take some time to get into your semester routine...

Calling potential roommates

April 25, 2013

Alison Czaplicki Finding a roommate is exciting, but can quickly turn into horror. With everything else the end of spring semester brings, finding a new roommate for next fall is another item on many students’ to-do list. Asking these questions when seeking a potential roommate will eliminate t...

How you can dominate finals

How you can dominate finals

April 25, 2013

Gabriel Glandorf With the semester ending soon and finals quickly approaching, many students are under a massive amount of stress. There is much to accomplish in what seems like an impossibly short amount of time. However, as troublesome as it may be, finals week can be efficiently conquered by using these simple tips: 1. DON’T FREAK ...

Tips for renting

Tips for renting

By Gabrielle Glandorf

April 16, 2013

Gabrielle Glandorf The end of this semester is quickly approaching, but so is the next school year. If students are looking for a new place to rent, there are many things that normally get overlooked that can cause them problems. As mentioned in a previous article, Lynn Clark, lawyer and sociolog...

Girl About Campus: a commuter’s life for me

February 5, 2013

Helen Dauka The convenience of having a car on campus is undeniable, but I can’t always say the same for my class schedule. Sometimes I’ll be sprinting from class to class while other times I have hour-long breaks. While I would rather have the long break than the mini cardio workout, the long breaks ...

How to manage a new semester

How to manage a new semester

January 29, 2013

Rachel Brown As a new semester begins, most students are overcome with a few common emotions: anxiety, nervousness, and overall dread for the classes they are now beginning. Winter break is officially over, and although we are supposed to have all of the laziness out of our systems, it is hard to fi...

Watch Out Spring Break

March 7, 2012

By: Matt Balsinger The campus is in a buzz because next week is Spring Break. Everyone loves the chance to take a break from crazy schoolwork to relax.  Some of us will be heading to the beach, while others will be heading to work or bed.  Whatever our plans may be for Spring Break, there are a few ...