Parkland Fitness Center helps beat winter blues
Winter is arguably the least cheerful time of year. Freezing weather, grey skies, icy roads, and dirty, melting snow often make it difficult to stay positive during the colder months of the year.
Sleep deprivation’s effect on students
The fast approaching end of the semester and promise of summer break brings a change in the students of Parkland College. Often in the weeks following spring break, previously focused, sharp students become lethargic and distracted.
Resources for undecided majors at Parkland
Some people know from a young age what career they want, so choosing a college major is an easy task. For others, the decision of choosing what they want to do for their career is a daunting choice that has left them struggling for an answer during their first two years at college.
Study Skills Part Two: Finishing the semester strong
With all the extra points, this is the perfect opportunity to improve class grades, even if the first part of the semester didn’t go so well. Here are a few tips to help make final exam preparation more effective with less effort.
10 tips for having a blast on a budget
If you think you’re the only one with a tight budget, think again! In a recent Student Health 101 survey, 50 percent of respondents said their approximate weekly budget for social activities is 20 dollars or less, and more than 20 percent set aside 10 dollars or less. Here are some tips to keep your weekends full but cheap.
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.