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Use this guide to avoid being an annoying roommate

Use this guide to avoid being an annoying roommate

By Yoav Margalit, Staff Writer

February 18, 2019


Filed under Housing Guide

There is a beautiful dream: society. A dream that different people are coming together with dignity, mutual warmheartedness and the drive to succeed to create something greater than themselves. Society is a massive effort of cooperation from all people to make ourselves safer, happier and more fulfil...

Busy students can eat healthy, simple recipes

Busy students can eat healthy, simple recipes

By Molly Nguyen, Staff Writer

February 18, 2019


Filed under Housing Guide, Special Sections

One perk of living in a dorm is having a meal plan. You never have to worry about waking up extra early to make breakfast, coffee or meal prep for the day. Although the dorm lifestyle is very convenient, the freedom of being in your own housing allows you to create and control what you eat. You mig...

Find your perfect internship with these tips

Find your perfect internship with these tips

By Molly Nguyen, Staff Writer

January 28, 2019


Filed under Career Guide, Special Sections

Searching for internships as a college student can be very stressful, and it is that time of the year again. It can be an overwhelming process, especially if some of your friends already have an internship ready to go. If you are struggling to get an internship, the following advice may be...

Storytelling offers happy (job) endings

Storytelling offers happy (job) endings

By Serina Taluja, Assistant Special Sections Editor

January 28, 2019


Filed under Career Guide, Special Sections

While time management, strong communication and organization are all fine skills to present on a resume, there’s an ability that is becoming more marketable than all the rest in today’s job market. It’s not one that goes on your resume, either. It’s one that comes into play once you are past th...

Strengthen your resume with these tricks

Strengthen your resume with these tricks

By Natalie Stanowski, Staff Writer

January 28, 2019


Filed under Career Guide, Uncategorized

As the time for career fairs and summer internship applications approaches, it’s common to worry about polishing your resume to perfection. While scheduling a meeting with the Career Center or your academic adviser can help organize and fine tune your resume, it can be difficult to figure out what t...

Create basic resume with four easy steps

Create basic resume with four easy steps

By Sonal Singh, Staff Writer

January 28, 2019


Filed under Career Guide, Special Sections

Whether you’re a freshman dipping your toes into the professional world for the first time at the spring career fair or a senior hoping to find your dream job, one of the most vital elements of your goals is your resume. When structuring your resume, it is necessary to effectively communicate your experien...

Prepare past your resume for career fairs

Prepare past your resume for career fairs

By Aayush Aggarwal, Staff Writer

January 28, 2019


Filed under Career Guide, Special Sections

Engineering students are heavily encouraged to attend the career fair to show off their skills and expertise to potential employers. However, we’re rarely told how to make ourselves stand out. The most common advice goes something along the lines of “Bring at least 10 copies of your resume with ...

Impress future employers with your profile

Impress future employers with your profile

By Ava Traverso, Staff Writer

January 28, 2019


Filed under Career Guide, Special Sections

Throughout life, one of the most necessary and intimidating aspects of entering the adult world is career hunting. An important factor in finding the perfect job involves the external image you put out to employers. Even though the prospect may seem daunting at first, it can be easier than you think. ...

College degree doesn’t reflect future

College degree doesn’t reflect future

By Zack Fishman, Staff Writer

January 28, 2019


Filed under Career Guide, Special Sections

Census data analyzed by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York shows about 27 percent of all college graduates without a graduate degree hold a job related to their major. That is to say, nearly three-quarters of undergraduate students will spend enormous amounts of time learning a curriculum that won...

Master these sections before taking LSAT

Master these sections before taking LSAT

By Yoav Margalit, Staff Writer

January 26, 2019


Filed under Career Guide, Special Sections

Trying to figure out where you want to go after your bachelor’s degree is kind of like eyeing different pieces of cake in a bakery. Most of them look pretty good, all of them look overpriced and you’re pretty sure you’ll regret whichever one you end up choosing. That said, if you are considering law school...

Top 5 moments of the semester

Top 5 moments of the semester

By Karen Liu, News Editor

December 17, 2018


Filed under Administration, Campus Life, News, Semester-in-Review

The Fall 2018 semester is coming to an end. Before students switch gears to enjoy the holidays and winter break with family and friends, it is time to look back on the memorable events that happened on campus over the past semester. Obama speaking on campus  Former President Barack Obama made an appearance on campus to receive the Paul H. Douglas Award...

A look back on campus construction

A look back on campus construction

By Jose Zepeda, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018


Filed under Around Campus, News, Semester-in-Review

Each semester, the University and the surrounding area undergo construction to improve old buildings and roads and to build new facilities. This semester was no exception. At the end of the spring semester of the 2017-2018 school year, Illinois Street Residence Hall closed its dining services facili...

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