Category: Student Lifestyle

Constitution Day – It’s the Law!

By Mariuxi Mansfield  The observance of Constitution Day is required for any school that receives federal funding. In 2004, due to the persistence of the Senator Robert Byrd of West Virginia, Congress passed a law designating Sept. 17 as “Constitution Day and Citizenship Day.” Why? Because he was […]

College Tuition Leaving Students Jaded and Broke

By Gabriel Perez Universities in the United States, as a whole, tend to be very, very expensive. Tuition costs across the country are climbing to levels of absolute financial nosebleed. Bernie Sanders made the prospect of free education in state universities a cornerstone of his presidential campaign, and […]

Genetically-Modified Foods: Tasty, Yet Toxic

By Tyler Williams Food is a basic necessity for all human beings, and can have either a positive or negative effect on the human body – it all depends on the quality of what is being consumed. According to the World Health Organization, genetically-modified foods are foods derived […]

Freshman Survival Guide

By Theresa King It’s finally here, the start of a new school year – A time for new beginnings, new classes and new opportunities. But what may come easy to some, can be extremely intimidating for others – especially for incoming freshmen. As a freshman, it is more […]

A Conversation with Dr. Ben Freer

By Chris Madden Dr. Benjamin Freer is a familiar figure among veteran psychology majors. His good-natured, sunny personality has made subjects such as Experimental Psychology exciting and lively, yet still coupled with insightful information. As a researcher, mentor and teacher, Freer has guided many students on the path […]