All posts tagged "classes"

  • Features
    Helpful tips on starting the semester off right

    By Madeline Hill– As the holidays come to a close, students are grudgingly putting away their holiday cheer and getting back into the habit of going to classes on a regular basis. Getting back into the routine...

    • Posted January 10, 2017
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  • Features
    Is there a right way to address a professor?

    By Allison Mayes– We have all been in a classroom where a professor stands in the front of the room the first day of class and tells us to address them by their first name. We have...

    • Posted September 15, 2016
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  • Online classes may be the path to success

    By Maggie Cunningham– In two years, four semesters and 18 classes, I had been to campus a total of three times. Each time had been to visit my advisor so that they could remove the academic hold...

    • Posted May 1, 2013
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  • Possible versus probable: the grandmother excuse

    By Tyler Mercer– Recently I read a play by Margaret Edson titled “Wit.” For reference, some of the editions use the original spelling, “W;t.” The main character was an English professor suffering from cancer who was having...

    • Posted April 23, 2013
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  • Dear Freshman: You’ve made it this far, don’t stop now

    By Tyler Mercer– Until this point I’ve been writing this column from my own little ledge where I seem to have a deep insight into things that I feel are important for us, as students, to learn....

    • Posted April 3, 2013
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  • Dear Freshmen: Make a schedule for success

    By Tyler Mercer– The dream class schedule would be a schedule where I had no classes and instead had quality time with my bed and a few good Netflix movies. Unfortunately, there aren’t many universities who will...

    • Posted March 27, 2013
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  • Dear Freshman: prepare to be advised

    By Tyler Mercer– The majority of the people I met my freshmen year, the ones who were older than me anyway, would always ask me if I had been misled by an advisor yet. They used a...

    • Posted February 20, 2013
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  • Skipping class costs you

    By Wes Kerrick– Imagine opening your eyes on a rainy morning, loathing the mocking sound of your alarm clock. It’s 8 a.m. and you have a class at nine. But so little sleep has happened since you...

    • Posted February 13, 2013
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