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How to: practice good effective study habits

August 25, 2009 Comments

Alison Norris

No matter what major students choose, college will always be full of assignments and tests. To make it through college, it’s highly important to have good study skills, and just staring at notes while Grey’s Anatomy is on doesn’t count. Study Environment: The best place to study is a clean well lit area with no […]

Love of nature, passion for teaching

August 25, 2009 Comments

Daniel Donan

Searching through the halls of Agenstien, you might come across one of the rising stars in the science field. Her name is Kristen Walton. She is an assistant professor with a Bachelor of Science degree from Missouri State University and a doctorate in physiology from the University of North Carolina. She teaches several different courses […]

Learn not to stress by preparing for success

August 25, 2009 Comments

Alison Norris

As graduation caps are thrown in the air, the seniors cheer as the high school band begins to play a slightly off key version of Pomp and Circumstance. The parents clap and smile, happy their children are graduating and that the class speaker is finally finished with his long speech. It’s all over; school is […]

Top 8 Gadgets to survive college

August 25, 2009 Comments

Eboni Lacey

Think about how many people you’ve seen frustrated from technology. I know you’ve seen the poor guy who is beating his computer over and over again because he is sick of it crashing. You might have even seen the pitiful girl in your class who is devastated because her jump drive isn’t working and she […]

Film Festival projects creativity

April 23, 2009 Comments

Eboni Lacey

The fifth annual International Film Festival was held April 13-17 at both Missouri Western and the East Hills Library in celebration of the greatly established film industry over time. Over 90 films were submitted for consideration by festival judges, professional directors and producers made appearances throughout the week. In addition, many producers and directors gave […]