Winter Weather Preparedness Tips
Is your home and car ready for soon-to-come winter storms? Don’t get caught off guard, say officials from the National Weather Service and the Illinois Emergency Management Agency.
Public safety on kitchen safety tips
In the hours and sometimes days surrounding the holidays, kitchens can become much more active places and it’s important to take extra caution when cooking with children around in order to avoid any burns or other injuries.
If You See It, Report It!
As a part of this community, the signs you see around campus are imploring you to take that extra step and if anything at all seems amiss, call the police.
5 Study Methods That Actually Work
Since retaining and recalling information is about much more than reading, why not try some novel approaches?
Using multiple strategies will make information stick more than using just one. Here are some creative ideas to rescue you from the studying doldrums.
Public Safety: Winter car care tips
This morning I went out to my car and discovered that while it has an excellent maintenance crew that’s super quick about replacing any broken appliances, complimentary window scraping is not one of the services my apartment complex provides. As I scraped away the frost that had collected on my windows overnight, it dawned on me that preparing your vehicle for winter weather was a perfect topic to write about at this point in late fall/early winter.
How Casual Cigarettes Catch Up With You
In a recent Student Health 101 survey, over 40 percent of respondents who smoke said they considered themselves “social smokers,” saying they use tobacco mainly when spending time with other people.
Public Safety Discusses Domestic Violence
As October has come to a close, Domestic Violence Awareness Month has also just ended. Dozens of police departments, women’s advocacy groups, and other organizations have sponsored scores of events raising awareness and gathering funds to combat this issue, and earlier in October I wrote an article about Domestic Violence awareness as Parkland College Police Department’s contribution to this month’s theme.
The Many Faces of Depression
Most people sometimes feel sad or anxious, with these feelings passing within a day or so. So how do you know if someone needs help? When a person is clinically depressed, it’s different. Symptoms last longer and cause disruption in the person’s normal day-to-day activities.
Public Safety Gives Halloween Safety Advice
Halloween can mean a couple of different things for college aged students, either you gather up some friends for some good-old fashioned trick-or-treating or you dress up and head over to a Halloween party. Either way, there are a few inherent dangers in both activities that can be avoided if you’re going to partake.
Public Safety on domestic violence awareness
No relationship is perfect, and everyone gets into arguments. Back when we were kids, if we got into arguments and shoved or hit our siblings, we might get a swift swat on the pants and sent to our rooms.
Why You May Have a Fear of Missing Out
Fear of missing out can feel intense, and the Internet has created an interconnected monster. But no worries: This beast can be tamed. Come transform the fear of missing out into the joy of joining in.
How to enhance your note taking techniques
Note taking helps you engage with information and remember it. When you’re making notes, you’re processing the information twice: once as it’s being said and again as you’re writing it down. You end up retaining more information because you’re engaging with it on two levels.
The benefits of being a Parkland student
Looking for a college can be very hard for many students. It is a process that takes up a lot of time, and can be one of the biggest decisions students have to make.
That is why choosing the right college is so important. For many students, choosing a college with enough benefits to suit their needs is a very big factor in where they choose to attend.
Parkland College, a small community college, has many resourceful and education enriching benefits.
International Student Award recipient: Nguyen Anh
Computer Science major Nguyen Anh was one of five winners for the Parkland College International Student Award, which was given out in early May of 2013.1 comment