Month: May 2016

Shattering the GED stereotype
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Shattering the GED stereotype

By Tracey Squaire       For years, people who got a General Education Diploma (GED) instead of a high school diploma have been seen as less intelligent than those who have gone the traditional schooling route. This idea stems from the belief that GED students are not smart enough to complete high school and...

Student Success: tips on surviving college life
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Student Success: tips on surviving college life

By Tracey Squaire Graphic by Nicole Durst If you’re reading this, it likely means that you were either desperate enough, foolish enough, or brave enough to take summer classes. Don’t worry, though, these quick tips will help you to survive the summer semester fully intact. First of all, don’t treat the summer semester like it’s...

Shoebox App Review
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Shoebox App Review

Izzy McGowan Shoebox is a useful app that everyone can use because of its purpose. The use of Shoebox is to create more storage on your electronic device, such as your phone or tablet. It can store photos, documents, music and memos all within the app for you. This can clear up much needed space...

Bastion Game Review
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Bastion Game Review

By Tracey Squaire “Bastion” is an indie, action RPG that immerses the player into a world that has been broken apart by unknown hands. An event, called The Calamity, has destroyed the Bastion, leaving few survivors left in its wake. The main character, known only as “The Kid,” must go on a journey to discover...

BigOven App Review
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BigOven App Review

By Lauren Henderson            Whether you’ve been in the kitchen for five minutes or fifty years the cooking app “Big Oven” is the app for you! “Big Oven” is an app used to make everyone’s kitchen life easier. This app provides you with step by step directions and a list of all of the ingredients...

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Taking the roommate gamble

Rebounding from bad roommates, bonding with good roommates By Lauren Henderson There is the neat freak, the slob, the gamer, the partier, or even the know it all. Whichever type of roommate you land with, even though they may or may not be compatible with your living habits, don’t stress. College is one big learning...

Purple tears flow worldwide for Prince
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Purple tears flow worldwide for Prince

  By Gary Bogers Prince has died. Three words the world never saw coming, yet that’s exactly what happened on the morning of April 21, 2016 at the singer’s Paisley Park estate in Minneapolis.. It is hard to believe that an artist so prolific and so captivating, at a prime time in his life, would...