Perspectives

Random Acts of Kindness

May 10, 2017
By Michael Orlofsky

 

As I grow older, I reflect on my life’s “great expectations.” I’m coming to the conclusion, based on the ontological insights of the philosopher Mick Jagger, that “you can’t always get what you want . . . but if you try sometimes, you just might find—you get what you need.”

I never amounted to…

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Five tips for a great finals week

May 3, 2017
By Janae Jordan

It’s that time again. Everyone is stressed, trying to study for finals. It can be one of the most challenging times in college. Here are five tips for a successful finals week:

Take Breaks: Finals will make or break you. You will be in the library studying or writing papers for hours. It is important to… Read More

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It’s OK not to graduate “on time”

April 27, 2017
By Chris Niquette

Every college student’s favorite question is, “When are you graduating?” especially if they’re not graduating within the “normal” time frame.

Unfortunately for the most part, students who are not graduating within the four-year plan didn’t do so intentionally — some changed majors and it set them back, while others changed schools and credits did not transfer,…

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