The vegan dilemma

February 21, 2011

Reading Time: 3 minutes Vegans choose to abstain from animal products out of moral and ethical concerns. Despite a sympathetic community, vegetarian and vegan options on campus are few. When Co-President of the Animal Allies Club Breana Reichert wants to eat at the cafeteria or other food services on campus, her choices are limited. As a vegan, she chooses […]

The Stoner’s temple and its faithful worshipers

September 13, 2010

Reading Time: 3 minutes Make spice illegal – the sooner the better As I walked into a room with Bob Marley flags and hookahs alongside water bongs, three men who look like they were in their mid-twenties rose from a sofa to greet me. The one who stood up to shake my hand looked very much like Jesus; long […]

Club Rush needs reform

September 7, 2010

Reading Time: 3 minutes Despite bigger crowds, clubs disappoint For those who purposely avoided Club Rush because of the obnoxious hip-hop music or overly delightful school-spirited smiles: You didn’t miss much. Clubs weren’t very different from last year and the heat would have melted most of your free chocolate anyway. Considering that our university status requires a more serious […]

The silent battle of the sexes

February 8, 2010

Reading Time: 2 minutes For many women, being a minority isn’t really an issue at school. But for women in certain programs, like digital media or business, it quickly becomes one. “Being a girl means you are automatically a minority in this major” said Madysen Memmott, a Digital Media student. “On my first day of class one of my […]

This year resolve to go clubbing

January 19, 2010

Reading Time: 2 minutes It would seem that experiences of failure are honed during the golden college years. This is doubly true when making and inevitably breaking New Year’s resolutions. This year, your formula of failure should be in the form of a new club. There are many clubs to rummage through and successfully fail at participating fully, but […]

Off debt before it offs you

September 28, 2009

Reading Time: 2 minutes Debt is a slow and silent killer. You might not even realize how you’re being affected. Pay off what you can as soon as you can. I don’t care what your BFF says – that Visa Credit Card is not your friend. Debt doesn’t stack up nicely like Pringles, it doesn’t wait and forgive you […]

Bringing back the old timers

October 6, 2008

Reading Time: 2 minutes Like most college students, I hate getting old. Every birthday feels like sticking a rusty nail through my funny bone, maybe even worse. On my ninth birthday, my cousin told me to “enjoy being nine” because it was the best age to be. Many years later, I actually feel old.