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Senior defers BYU scholarship for LDS mission

Senior defers BYU scholarship for LDS mission

Sarah Chapple, Staff Writer

May 20, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports

For any child who grows up loving football, an offer to play on a major college team would be a dream come true. Senior lineman Chandon Herring has always dreamt of playing on Saturdays on the big stage, and now that his high school career is over, his dream is on the verge of becoming a reality....

Our Take: NCAA athletes being paid

Mike McGilton, Staff Writer

May 19, 2014


Filed under Sports

There has been a lot of talk lately about whether or not college athletes should be paid. There can be a controversy with this because athletes may feel like they are the ones that make the school money and do not get rewarded enough. Even though they are the ones receiving scholarships, there are...

University financial expectations not realistic for college-bound students

University financial expectations not realistic for college-bound students

Lindsey Floyd, Opinions Editor

April 25, 2014


Filed under Opinions

Despite the increasingly large divide between rich and poor, high school seniors are noticing that the definition of wealth differs largely between university and reality. Tuition for college is more expensive than ever and students are feeling the effect of these escalating costs. According to American...

College application site glitches cause frustration

College application site glitches cause frustration

Rachel Lattin, Editor-in-Chief

October 22, 2013


Filed under News

Although it is only October, college application deadlines are right around the corner, or have already passed, for many seniors. Recent issues with a major application site have added unforeseen obstacles to the process. The Common Application, a non-profit organization that houses over 500 universi...

Bigger is better when it comes to college campus size

Rachel Kazanas, staff writer

May 23, 2013


Filed under Entertainment, Opinions

Who flipped to their calendar on the first day of school to the month of May and wrote “Graduation” on the 29th? Now, throughout the months of school work, homework and tests did you do anything to prepare for college? The first thing students do to get ready for college is pick a school. Now there...

College Living- Dorm Essentials

Stevie Tomaszewski, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2013


Filed under Entertainment

As seniors wave goodbye to high school, they are starting a new chapter of their lives with the opportunity to live on their own. Moving away entails acquiring new gadgets and necessities for a brand new dorm room. There are millions of things other than how many watts the microwave needs to be on a new gr...

College: smaller schools benefit with sense of community

Lani Dekker, Features Editor

May 22, 2013


Filed under Opinions

High school is quickly coming to a close for seniors this year. The hustle and bustle of graduation, college scouting and finishing last minute applications has had some students thinking “where do I want to go?” When picking colleges, something one should keep in mind the size of the school. Many ...

College social life

Brianna Braunstein, Staff writer

May 22, 2013


Filed under Features

With clubs, parties, sororities and fraternities, social life can be a very important, although overwhelming, part of college for many students. One of the most sociable parts of college is the Greek system. Joining a Sorority or Fraternity can escalate a student’s social position immensely. These houses have w...

Transition from high school to college

Ciera Woodfin, Opinion Editor

May 22, 2013


Filed under Opinions

The drastic change that will occur in the step from leaving high school and entering college can have some students feeling elated and prepared, while leaving others taken aback. There are several people in high school that have always been independent and ready to take on the next task at hand. But, wh...

Internships; How they help

Michael Wolfe, Social Media Editor

May 22, 2013


Filed under News

Internships are an opportunistic way to introduce yourself to the working world. Internships allow you to do work in the field you are interested in getting into, before you actually graduate college and decide whether or not that career is a match or not. Most college administrations would agree that ...

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