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Students should stay connected after graduation

Students should stay connected after graduation

Brooks Berish, Assistant supplements editor
May 1, 2017
Filed under Graduation Guide, Special Sections

Graduation is upon us, and those who are leaving this great school of ours will be taking something of incalculable value with them. The connections we make in college, some would argue, are more valuable than the diploma we get when we graduate. That is why sustaining those networks and keeping frie...

How to spend your summer after graduation

How to spend your summer after graduation

Harrison Lindholm, Special Sections Writer
May 1, 2017
Filed under Graduation Guide

Graduating college is quite an achievement as many people do not have the ability or the opportunity to attend a university. Graduating college, especially the University, is something to be proud of, and it should be properly celebrated. If you have not picked up a job, or if you get to have a smal...

University senior reflects on getting the most out of college experience

Rabia Ilyas
May 10, 2015
Filed under Life & Culture

The thought of another school year ending brings relief and joy to many students on campus. For another group of students, it brings feelings of nostalgia as they prepare for a major milestone in their lives: graduation.Lauren Reed, senior in ACES, is among this group of reminiscing students. She sai...

Alternatives to joining the workforce post-graduation

Alternatives to joining the workforce post-graduation

Jaini Shah
May 5, 2015
Filed under Uncategorized

Most college students usually join the workforce after graduation. However, there are plenty of other routes students can take that do not necessarily involve working right away. Some employers are flexible and even offer later start dates to their employees. Whether it involves traveling, teaching ...

Seniors describe what they will miss most about University

Seniors describe what they will miss most about University

May 5, 2015
Filed under Uncategorized

{{tncms-asset app="editorial" id="f6065f84-f1d8-11e4-adce-f71dbb1c1983"}} Mayuri Parmar Senior in LAS 1. Being around people who are interested in similar things. It’s easy to find groups with people who can relate to you, especially in RSOs. 2. Living close to my friends. It’s a tight-knit commu...

A graduate’s bucket list

A graduate’s bucket list

Bella Jackson
May 5, 2015
Filed under Uncategorized

Stephanie Christopher Senior in Business “As a genuine foodie, I strive to try every food truck that is available around campus. The last couple weeks of my college career will not be dedicated to bikini season preparation, but rather greasy food truck consumption. I am especially excited to try Pandam...

Follow your dreams, despite the odds

Follow your dreams, despite the odds

Claire Hettinger
May 5, 2015
Filed under Uncategorized

For all the dreamers graduating in May, this one’s for you. I’m glad you have decided to believe in your talents and dreams; you will make the world a better place. Now, listen: You’re going to be OK. I know the world likes to tell college students that unless they get a degree in math, science or bu...

Graduates stay in C-U for school, work

Graduates stay in C-U for school, work

May 5, 2015
Filed under Uncategorized

As graduation draws near, many seniors are preparing to say their final goodbyes to the University. There are a number of them, however, who will be returning to campus in the fall for graduate school. One such student is Irma Raouf, a community health major who plans to earn a master’s degree in human...

Parting wisdom for the class of 2015

Parting wisdom for the class of 2015

May 5, 2015
Filed under Uncategorized

And there we have it: Just like that, May approached, and thousands more students are preparing for their departure from the University. Time flies when you’re having fun — and when you’re drowning in a deep, endless abyss of schoolwork that consumes four years of your life. To echo something I ...

University senior reflects on getting the most out of college experience

University senior reflects on getting the most out of college experience

May 5, 2015
Filed under Uncategorized

The thought of another school year ending brings relief and joy to many students on campus. For another group of students, it brings feelings of nostalgia as they prepare for a major milestone in their lives: graduation. Lauren Reed, senior in ACES, is among this group of reminiscing students. She sai...

Recognizing flaws just as important as embracing them

Sehar Siddiqui
December 2, 2013
Filed under Opinions

We all have a flaw we love to brag about. You might hear someone say something along the lines of “I admit I’m loud and obnoxious, so I will constantly be loud and obnoxious.” But is that admission a character flaw or just a mild annoyance to other people?  Even if admitting your flaws were a m...