Payton Pritchard, freshman mass media major “I think there should be more on campus (parking) options,” She said. “Sometimes even trying to get to your dorm, you have to make your own parking spot because there are no more options.” Ciara Gilbert, sophomore mass media major “(The parking is) terrible! It’s never enough space. Students park in ...Read More »
People Poll: What Advice Would You Give Incoming Freshmen?
“Do not procrastinate, if your teacher assigns something do it that same day,” he said. “Put your assignments before going out until you have free time. Don’t be a yes man.” “Don’t let your friendships or relationships obscure you from your academics,” she said. “The relationships and bonds you create are not promised, you should focus on obtaining ...Read More »
People Poll: What’s Your Favorite Restaurant?
Briasia Young, a freshman nursing major “My favorite place [to eat] is Cook Out because it’s cheap and it has a variety of food. You’ll spend $5, and you can get stuff like burgers, fries and a shake.” Cook Out is located at 990 N St Augustine Rd. Tierra Lewis, a senior early childhood education major “I love [to ...Read More »
People Poll: Do you use VSB to schedule classes?
The Visual Schedule Builder is a new program that allows students to set up their academic schedule based on the classes they need for the semester. Academic advisor Elaina Walker said that this kind of program should have been around when she was a student. “For me personally, I’ve always been a visual learner, so having a scheduler right in ...Read More »
People Poll: Why did you pick your major?
Why did you pick your major? Did the major decide the career? Or did the career decide the major? Alanda Cherestal, a freshman computer science major “I didn’t have a major my senior year of high school, so I looked up majors that colleges provide, and I found computer science, and it turned out to be fun. The major decided ...Read More »
People Poll: Laptops usage in the classroom
The use of laptops and other devices in classrooms is becoming more relevant as time progresses. The adaptation to hybrid courses and overall advancement of technology has made the lives of students easier, but is it really helping their overall performance? Is it distracting or not as effective as normal note taking? Does typing or taking notes by hand help ...Read More »
People Poll: What is Greek Life to You?
Gabriel Soriano, a junior Psychology major “Greek Life is a means of finding new friends through a similar set of interests in college. I have not personally joined one, as I see no personal merit in Greek Life, as my goals don’t align with the kind of prospects set in their groups.” Kate Jackson, a sophomore Voice major “I ...Read More »
People Poll: Should Cellphones be used for Education?
“Yes, we should use them because they give us access to social and learning tools.” – Zeek Menefee, freshman mass media major “No, we should not use them because when I was in summer camp, we weren’t allowed on our phones. Once they were away, we actually got to know each other and get stuff done. Same goes for school.” – Leirica ...Read More »
People Poll: Should we inflict the death penalty?
“I’m kind of indifferent. Because on one hand, I can see how some cases would be deserving of the death penalty. But at the same time, I feel like it’s a bit inhumane to decide whether or not another human being deserves to live or die.” – Sedarion Williams, sophomore nursing major “I honestly see both sides of it. I think ...Read More »
People Poll: What is it like working or not working in college?
“I honestly think it makes it easier to focus on your grades and school when you have a job. It gives you the opportunity to take a step away from everything and take your mind off school for a moment. It’s also a good way to start saving up for the future after college.” – Garrett Vanadore, employed senior mass ...Read More »