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Be nice, financial aid office

Devin Bloomfield

September 13, 2011

Activities, committees, clubs, sports, a social life and school, all of this plus food and sleep which is also rare  is part of a typical college student's life. Read More »...

Remembering Sept. 11

Logan Hursh

September 13, 2011

I’ve been watching the USI Class of 2015 webpage lately to stay informed as to what freshman and students are thinking about campus. It’s a great way to hear story ideas. Most of the time though, the site becomes cluttered with nonsensical gibberish (that’s another story entirely, though). Read Mor...

Fin. Aid

Logan Hursh

September 13, 2011

Late nights studying - or at least sometimes. Activities, committees,clubs, sports, a social life, and school. All of this plus food and sleep- which is also rare - is part of a typical college student's life. Sowhen do we breathe? Never. Ok, not never, but it is sparatic. It is evenmore spairingly if...

Where is the music?

Logan Hursh

September 13, 2011

A week and a half ago, I was walking outside of the University Center when I saw a gathering of students. While I did not approach them, I did find myself interested in what they were doing. Read More »...

Techonology looser than video games

Roberto Campos

September 11, 2011

You’re playing Call of Duty: Black Ops, your heart's pounding, and you have the opportunity to win the game for your team. And then you pull off a triple kill to end the game. Read More »...

Point counterpoint: Jedi vs. wizard

Jimmy Pyles

September 7, 2011

This is the article you are looking for.  As of recent there has been huge a debate about who is better, a wand flicking wizard or a lightsaber wielding Jedi. Let’s face the facts. Jedi are better. Read More »...

Where were we during 9/11?

Logan Hursh

September 6, 2011

Editor in Chief, Justin Law: "I remember waking up to seeing something on the news about planes and buildings and not really understanding it." Read More »...

Point counterpoint: wizard vs. Jedi

Ryan Howe

September 6, 2011

On July 15, I cried. Two hours into the day and I had already produced more tears than I had all year. I was in no way prepared for the sadness that would take over me in the theater as I watched the final installment of Harry Potter. Read More »...

No Vacancy… jerks

Jesse Rininger

August 31, 2011

I’m late. I scan across the endless sea of parked cars and exhale. What now? I’ve spent the past 15 minutes inching along the Lloyd, traveling less than five miles per hour. Stop. Ease off the brake. Stop again. Repeat. Read More »...

Bob Seger awaits us

Logan Hursh

August 30, 2011

Mayor Jonathan Weinzapfel announced Aug. 22 that Bob Seger will perform the first concert of the newly opened Ford Center Nov. 9. Excited? I wouldn't expect you to be. My initial reaction was "Who?!" Read More »...

'I found myself'

Shannon Hall

August 30, 2011

As a geology major, I have the pleasure of being able to travel to various locations in order to observe my science. This summer was no exception. I  traveled to Oregon and northern California for 11 days with my fellow geologists, and learned more about myself in the process. Read More »...

Going Gaga, too much?

Roberto Campos

August 30, 2011

The MTV music video awards, or VMAs, is always a night full of strange moments, all the most popular artists winning awards and performing artists trying to do it bigger than the previous years. The 2011 VMAs was no exception to that standard. Read More »...

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