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There is no perfect way to issue grades

March 3, 2016

By Daniel Morgan, Advertising ManagerOne of the most talked about subjects in higher education, and all education for that matter, is grades. A gradebook is essentially a student’s best friend throughout his or her academic career. However, the availability of grades has been a controversial topic...

How stress can affect student performance

February 9, 2016

By Emily Unnone, contributing writerDemanding credit hours, work, and maintaining relationships can all add up to a stressful semester for a student. According to TIME magazine, college students are more stressed out than ever before. Students have a unique level of stress, due to the culture that th...

Daddy’s Home: A feel-good film with a loose script

January 26, 2016

By Marissa Wetterau, Sports Editor Daddy's Home is a new Paramount Pictures comedy film directed by Sean Anders. This film is about radio executive Brad Whitaker (played by Will Ferrell) who finds himself fighting the affections of his step-children when his wife's ex-husband Dusty Mayron (played by...

Online classes lack experience for students

January 25, 2016

By Jessica Broverman, EditorThe ability to take classes from the comfort of your home is both a blessing and a curse. Not only may you shape your academic experience to your liking, but you may also work at your own pace while still managing to get an education, at a reduced cost much of the time. Tho...

Entertainment is as Emotional as Needed

December 14, 2015

By Emily Davis, Contributing WriterEveryone has their thing. Whether it be a good book, a television series, or a sports team, we all have something that can make our hearts race likes they’ve never raced before, or provide an escape from a stressful life. Many times, we hear about the negative side...

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