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Indigenous Languages: Preserving a part of culture

By Mark Snider

November 8, 2015


Filed under Life & Culture

By Mark SniderStaff writerNearly 40 percent of the world’s languages are endangered, according to Jenny L. Davis, assistant professor of American Indian Studies and Anthropology.“New generations are not taught the language (indigenous languages) within their homes and learning institutions,” Davis said.In an inc...

RETRACTED: UIPD warns users to be cautious while using Virtual Job Board

By Atoosa Sayeh

July 19, 2015


Filed under News

Two reports of job scams were filed last month, causing the Division of Public Safety to issue a reminder to students and others to be cautious when looking for employment on the University’s Virtual Job Board. According to Patrick Wade, communications specialist for the Department of Public Safety, the reports were made ba...

How to wear a suit — the right way

How to wear a suit — the right way

By Declan Harty

January 28, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

From the Rat Pack and James Bond to Barney Stinson and Don Draper,  the suit has been the trademark of the professional man in both pop culture and everyday life. After four years of wearing jeans and sweatpants to class, a suit can be vital to transition into the professional world for college stud...

Don’t rush to declare a major early on

January 28, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

Many graduates say that college goes by in the blink of an eye. One minute, you’re an eager freshman, and the next, you’re graduating and thrown into the real world.  Because of the seemingly short time spent at the University, the need for a speedy answer to the questions “What should my major...