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Trade summer vacation for summer education

Trade summer vacation for summer education

April 16, 2015


Filed under Opinions

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, underwater basket weaving — it’s almost guaranteed that courses in your major are where you ...

Apartments not the only option for University’s upperclassman

Apartments not the only option for University’s upperclassman

By Victoria Snell

February 24, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

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 an entirely different experience for upperclassmen. Although some students make the transition to an apart...

Time to choose: Public, or private?

Time to choose: Public, or private?

By Claire Hettinger

February 24, 2015


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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 are faced with the choice before they’re familiar with campus — they have to decide before ...

The man behind ‘Sorry Phyllis’

The man behind ‘Sorry Phyllis’

By Elizabeth Dye

February 11, 2014


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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 for the snow removal team clearing the roads free of grey slush, and perhaps a few squirrels sc...