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Trade summer vacation for summer education

Trade summer vacation for summer education
April 16, 2015

It goes without saying that when it comes to course work, general education requirements usually get the short end of the stick. No matter what your area of focus ­is — be it chemical engineering, Spanish,...

Apartments not the only option for University’s upperclassman

Apartments not the only option for University’s upperclassman
February 24, 2015

Spring semester is beginning, and it’s nearing the time to decide where to live next year. While the possibility of independence in an apartment may seem attractive, on-campus residence halls provide...

Time to choose: Public, or private?

Time to choose: Public, or private?
February 24, 2015

So you’re trying to decide whether to live in public versus private housing. Here’s what you need to know. The differences between private and public housing are contested around campus. Incoming freshmen...

The man behind ‘Sorry Phyllis’

A message is left for Chancellor Phyllis Wise in front of Anniversary Plaza on the Quad on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014.
February 11, 2014

Snowflakes whirled through the frigid winter air, pelting the face of Luke Dobrovits, sophomore in FAA, as he dragged his feet through several inches of snow.  It was around 4:30 a.m. Wednesday, and except...

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