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Four years toward forever

Ryan Houston-Dial, Opinion Editor April 30, 2021

What has college taught you? Honestly, I don't know if I will ever have a concise answer, and I am okay with that. I owe thanks to so many individuals who have helped me develop into a confident Black...

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Big Sis Advice: Going Ghost

Kimiya Factory October 18, 2018

Believe me, the pun is not intended for this week’s topic that happens to be in the month of October. Ghosting a person, or the act of declining phone calls, going “missing-inaction” and “not...

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ADHD = All Diagnosed Have Dependence

Sophia Alaniz October 11, 2018

Some memories are more vivid than others. One haunting recollection from my childhood was when my fourth-grade teacher told my parents that she thought I had attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)....

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Big Sis Advice: Mental Health

Kimiya Factory September 27, 2018

Sadly, a growing trend I see is the throwing around of a term coined “mental health,” making the topic a redundant cliché. Like many important topics thrown around on today’s social media, the importance...

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The Road to Success

Rebecca Saenz June 9, 2018

To the incoming freshmen, welcome to the University of Texas at San Antonio! Like sitting behind the wheel for the first time, your upcoming college experience might excite, stress or scare you. It’s...

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The pursuit to perfection

Ethan Pham April 24, 2018

College is meant to be a place of education, growth and learning. What happens far too often is the overwhelming pressure to succeed in college leads to severe issues that affect many students across campuses...

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Mental health in the mind of a college student

Natalie Hollenbeck March 30, 2018

Millennials have become the butt of baby-boomers’ jokes. Millenials have been on the receiving end of intentional attacks over workplace-readiness. Baby-boomers feel that millennials are entitled and...

Resident assistants aren’t so bad

Kenyatta Battle September 13, 2017

College, it is important to establish relationships. Whether that relationship be with peers, instructors, or the library staff (get to know your school’s library, you will be there often), creating...

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Siesta time

Natalia Brookens September 1, 2017

There’s a common list of important aspects of college life: grades, a social life, coffee and (above all else) napping. Napping becomes important when all the late night study sessions start to add up...

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Take control of your living situation

Vincent Valdez August 30, 2017

Imagine stepping outside one morning with a cup-of-joe in hand, only to see your neighbor watering your grass in his underwear—that’s what living with roommates is like. Living with people can be...

Is college worth it?

June 24, 2013

The term “worth” can mean many types of values: monetary, personal or something measured by the esteem at which it is held. So what worth does a college education have? Is it worth the money for...

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