6 Ways to Ace Your Next Paper
It’s time to write a paper. Here are steps for filling up that blank screen with a winning composition.
How to Make the Most of Your Morning
There isn’t anything inherently wrong with being a night owl. But most academic programs and jobs have morning hours. Varsity sports may even practice before dawn.
There are also many other reasons to get up early
Student Health 101: Crack the Job Listing Code
Lots of students focus on perfecting a cover letter and résumé, and acing an interview. But did you know there’s an art to the job search itself?
Effective listening a good tool for students
Active listening refers to the goal of truly understanding what someone says. Facilitating a conversation where the speaker feels heard is a crucial part of good communication.
Do smartphone traffic apps really work?
Mobile apps promise real-time traffic info, but — honk! honk! — picking the best route is still a gamble.
It’s the commuter’s constant question: Stay the course despite the traffic jam or stray in search of a faster route?
Winter weather only ups the ante.
So Social: Messy Facebook? Clean it up
When I used to look at my Facebook, I immediately thought of that junk drawer in the kitchen that barely opens and closes. So much stuff, so hard to organize.
It’s my fault that it took so long, b
Public Safety gives advice on traffic stops
Getting pulled over is something that happens to most people at some point in their lives, and although they usually talk through the general procedures in driver’s education, sometimes it can be tough to remember it all when it’s actually happening.1 comment
So Social: In social media, thinking small can be big
If you could make a big difference in your life in just a few minutes, wouldn't you want to do it? Assuming you answered yes, I have five things you can do quickly and painlessly on social media that I think you'll love.
As economy heals, thriftiness thrives
These days, the economy has improved. Local unemployment is 6.2 percent, slightly better than the national average. Home prices are going up.
Still, for people like Garcia, the lessons about thriftiness learned during the dark times haven’t gone away. Garcia works full time. But she also does what she can to save cash, buying cheaper clothes for her kids and shopping at thrift stores for herself.
Public Safety gives students advice on new laws
Another law that has received attention from the media is the total ban on the use of electronic communication devices while you’re driving a motor vehicle. This means that whether you’re texting, calling someone, or scrolling through songs on your iPhone, it’s illegal to have any electronic device, whether it’s a cell phone, personal digital assistant, or portable/mobile computer (iPods and other electronic media players fall into this category) in your hands while you’re driving.
- Unofficial 2014 brings new fines
- Parkland Library adds 3-D printer
- 6 Ways to Ace Your Next Paper
- Parkland’s Hall of Fame inductees shine
- New Registration, Payment Deadlines at Parkland
- Coca-Cola commercial receives mixed reactions
- Potholes in Chambana area a hazard
- Money saving tips for cash strapped students
- Comcast looking to merge with Time Warner Cable
- Student Health 101: Crack the Job Listing Code