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Posted Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 6:49pm
Recently some new college students asked me “What does it mean to embark on a degree in history?” Having been through the experience myself I wanted to impart, if at all possible, the endeavor as holistically as possible to attempt to express just what you would be in for. Now, understand my experience is not the experience of everyone, every person is different. What may be easy for one person could be incredibly difficult for another.
Posted Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 6:42pm
Being an immigrant is a constant challenge, but being an immigrant to the United States is the greatest challenge of them all. First, We must learn and adopt a new language, which without the proper education is incredibly hard. In many cases, we had to learn on the go while we struggle to speak and usually speak with thick accents in broken English.
Posted Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 6:37pm
Posted Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 10:15pm
On Dec. 7, 2016, USU Eastern housing director told an assembly of leadership groups on campus that there would be a change to housing policy. The Utah State University Logan campus recently abolished their visitation hours, and the housing director for Price campus explained to the leadership groups that Price would attempt to do the same, ideally by the start of spring semester.
Posted Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 10:12pm
In 1883, a 34-year-old poet named Emma Lazarus wrote a poem to raise money for the pedestal of a statue that would eventually serve as a beacon of freedom, opportunity, compassion and inclusiveness across the world.
Posted Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 10:09pm
I’m stranded on a desert island and theres nobody in sight, no land, no ships, not even the contrail of a jet in the sky. I open the one bag that happened to wash ashore with me and I discover, to my amazement and delight that the collective works of my favorite musical artist have survived along with the means to play them. As I lay flat-out on the beach my toes in the rising tide I compile my playlist in a very specific order, arranging the first three pieces, my favorites, to be the first last music I ever hear on Earth. The artist I chose to accompany me on my journey into oblivion?
Posted Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 10:02pm
The 2016 presidential election was polarizing. Donald Trump succeeded in winning over most of working-class America to snatch electoral votes, but many are dissatisfied with the outcome. Many feel this isn’t just a loss for their party but also an embarrassment for the nation.
Posted Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 1:58pm
Eighteen months ago I knew exactly what I wanted to do, who I wanted to be. I worked hard in my career, provided a valuable service and did my job well. I had no intention to deviate from the path I was on until in August 2015 that all changed when a letter came in the mail from a small private university law school offering me an opportunity to advance science in a way I knew was needed, but had no idea was possible. Without the assistance of a law adviser or any guidance whatsoever, I embarked down this strange and time- consuming path towards a law degree.
Posted Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 1:49pm
With the Inauguration of Donald J. Trump as the 45th president of the United States just days away, we should take a moment to know who Trump is putting into some of the most powerful positions in the U.S. government. Many of these picks have already sparked controversy, and for good reasoning, seeing as they may destroy the progress made under the Obama administration the last few years.
Posted Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 1:48pm