Archive for Student Life

Prepare for an early spring

February 6, 2007 Comments


Fun facts about Punxsutawney Phil – best non-human meterologist this side of the planetThe groundhog’s name is Punxsutawney Phil. He was named after the first official Groundhog Day in Punxsutawney, Philadelphia. The groundhog also has several other names: Seer of Seers, Sage of Sages, Prognosticator of Prognosticators and Weather Prophet Extraordinary. It is rumored that […]

New passport requirements may affect students’ spring break plans

February 6, 2007 Comments


By Megan Ondrizek CORAL GABLES, Fla. – As of last Tuesday, the United States Department of Homeland Security made it mandatory for all passengers traveling by plane to present a valid passport when re-entering the United States from cities in Canada, Mexico, Bermuda and the Caribbean. This move, the first of a two-part process titled […]

Democrats look to lower student loan interest substantially in ’07

January 30, 2007 Comments

Patrick McGuire

Democrats push to lower the interest rate on student loans The first female Speaker of the House has proved to be a mover and a shaker. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., has passed six bills through the House of Representatives within her first two weeks of taking control. One highlight of the Democratic agenda is to make […]

What to do when you have the Flu

January 9, 2007 Comments

Kathy Crawford

Vaccinations are key for killing germsYou’re on your way to your next class. On the way you open a few doors and perhaps take the stairs, gliding your hand along the rail on the way. You stop to chat with a friend for a moment about your visit home over winter break and cough in […]

Drink Detective tests for drugs

January 9, 2007 Comments

Marcella Dehghani

Drink kit to help prevent date rape In college, you’re supposed to have the time of your life. The best four years, where you learn so much, experience a lot and let’s face it, party hard. You make lots of friends and attend countless parties, but can you honestly say you trust everyone you see […]