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Respect the dunes

08.28.2014 – 10:30 pm |

The safety of visitors to Corps of Engineers lands is a high priority for the Lower Granite Lock and Dam team. Our rangers and staff do their best to provide a safe and enjoyable experience …

Millet: a great grain alternative

03.31.2014 – 8:43 pm |

March is National Nutrition Month and in honor of this, let’s take a peek at a little-known nutritional powerhouse — millet. 

Snacking smart

02.03.2014 – 10:26 pm |

Looking for a healthy snack on campus? Many students feel overwhelmed by the number of choices in vending machines, but underwhelmed by the nutritional value. 

Invest in your future, look at study abroad — Study abroad challenges students, expands worldview

01.28.2014 – 5:04 pm |

Why in the world would one spend their valuable time studying abroad during their limited university years?  I assure you the reasons are not because it is simple, not because it fixes problems at home …

This is not your university

01.28.2014 – 5:03 pm |

This is not your university, a fact that became clearer than ever this December. If you don’t know why I would make such a bold statement, I urge you to take a few moments and …

Cool, calm, collected

10.07.2013 – 9:35 pm |

Time is quickly passing  by and shows no sign of slowing down. It feels like the semester just began, yet it is already October, which means midterms are close. That lovely mid-point where our knowledge …

Guest Voice: Passing on some health tips

07.23.2013 – 8:01 pm |

Many college students get caught up in their newfound independence and they forget to take care of themselves. When first attending college, every aspect of your life changes, so it’s important to set up good …

How do you get around? — Student survey seeks to improve transportation on campus

04.18.2013 – 9:28 pm |

All the biking racks are full. There’s nowhere to park and it’s way too expensive to buy a parking permit. What’s a student to do?
Automobile parking and transportation to and from school for students is …

New view on food stamps

04.11.2013 – 8:57 pm |

I’m writing in response to John-Daniel Wanvig’s guest voice article on April 5, entitled “An uncommon Christian view on food stamps.” 

An uncommon Christian view on food stamps

04.04.2013 – 9:02 pm |

In response to Andrew Jenson’s opinion article “Taking the rough road” in the April 2 publication of The Argonaut:
According to how I was raised, I was once of the same opinion as you. As I …

Cutting back on caffeine

02.04.2013 – 8:46 pm |

For years medical professionals have gone back and forth about caffeine and its effects on people. We have heard it is terrible for you and then find out about newly discovered benefits the following month. …

New Year’s health challenge — Give yourself opportunity, inspiration to have a healthy 2013

01.10.2013 – 8:03 pm |

It’s a new year with new resolutions. How many times have you said, “this is the year I will exercise every day,” or “I will finally lose those last 15 pounds.”

Textbooks for the tech-savvy college student

12.06.2012 – 7:19 pm |

Why aren’t students utilizing electronic textbooks more often?

Finals overload – Don’t let cramming for finals weigh you down

12.03.2012 – 9:47 pm |

The night before a big test is traditionally spent cramming. But for many students, cramming can also involve food.

New initiative could save student lives

11.26.2012 – 8:16 pm |

Smoking-related deaths are preventable. Exposure to secondhand smoke is
associated with heart and lung disease, asthma, allergies and respiratory and ear infections.
State and city regulations protect employees and patrons of restaurants and bars from secondhand smoke. …

Destructive Decisions — Making tough choices while drinking can have drastic effects for future

10.04.2012 – 7:45 pm |

River Huston, who is an amazing speaker, will be here at 7 p.m.  Oct. 10 in the Student Union Building ballroom to host an enlightening and fun conversation about how alcohol and drugs impact decision-making, …

Tried and true — Student health tips from a senior

09.24.2012 – 8:30 pm |

It’s your first time living away from home, you have free reign over everything you do. That includes eating whatever you want in the cafeteria, late night snacks and drinking alcohol in excess — but …

Pause for prevention

09.13.2012 – 8:48 pm |

This week, Sept. 9-15, is National Suicide Prevention Week, and with suicide as the third leading cause of death, accounting for 14.4 percent of all deaths for 15 to 24-year-olds, we have a responsibility to …

What college employers are looking for

08.23.2012 – 9:27 pm |

Guest Voice | Jesse Fisker, Office Manager
I screen resumes and applications for entry-level restaurant jobs— college jobs that many of you are trying to get. Nearly half of the resumes I see have some serious …

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