When living on campus at any college, students have opposing views on the resident advisors that monitor the different dormitories. Some are viewed as friends, mentors and a person to lean on, while others are not favored by the students. Luckily, at Rochester College the students living in the dorms are friends and have close connections with almost everyone on their floors. In an interview with senior Johnathon Hogan, Hogan explained what being an RA truly means: the benefits, hardships and some unique stories that he has experienced.Read More
We all walk into target with the same goal, to get what we need and get out. Then once we walk in, we see the clearance rack and it all spirals downhill from there. The emotions change every second and every cent spent.Read More
Jean Sartre’s one act play No Exit is not for the traditional theatregoer. This show pushes boundaries and ignites contemplation about a subject people generally try to avoid: Hell. We are taught from a young age that Hell is a bad place and that we want to avoid it at all costs, but rarely does the discussion wander to what Hell actually holds. What is Hell? Who is there? What does one do in Hell? No Exit is a well-written attempt at the contents of Hell and UnCovered Theatre Company’s recent production of the show has me questioning a few preconceived notions I’ve made over the years.Read More
In today’s time, every person has a reason that they proclaim or deny the feminist and Time’s Up movements. I want to tell you right away that I consider myself a strong supporter of these two movements.Read More
The greater Rochester College area has some great food options. Over my last three years at RC, I am ashamed to say that I have tried most of them. As someone who loves food more than most things in life, here are my choices for places to eat:Read More
Celebration is a family fun event that has been put on by the students of Rochester College; however, does everyone really know what Celebration is or what it’s about? Celebration is a variety show that allows students of any kind to participate. The show is given a theme and Students are able to come up with an act or a song to contribute to the show.Read More
Finals have you freaking out? Can’t find out how to finish paying for college? Maybe you just don’t know what to pick to eat? All these things can make a person extremely stressed out. The real question is, how can a person destress from life? Here are the top seven ways to destress.Read More
As a college student you are trying your best to save money and stay fed. One of the easiest ways to do this is by eating ramen. Here is a list of 7 ways to spice up your ramen, so it’s not the same old flavor every time, and so you feel a little bit better about your dinner choice.Read More
Imagine this: one minute you are working with professional athletes and the next thing you know, you are back in college. That’s the life Scott Samuels has lived.
Samuels, vice president at Rochester College, formerly worked at a brokerage firm in Birmingham, Michigan, where he worked with some of the wealthiest people in the state, including Detroit Tigers legend Cecil Fielder. Samuels advised Fielder on his investments, estate planning, and cash and real estate management.Read More
Presentations are a staple for many classes on campus. A common partner to the presentation is a slideshow, whether it be PowerPoint, Google Slides, or Prezi. If you can’t remember what your past presentations were like, or want to improve your next ones, here are some tips for making your next presentation outstanding.Read More
As a student-athlete myself, I know the struggle of being one. I spend a large part of my spring and fall at golf practices and tournaments, which forced me to learn how to balance my responsibilities, so here are my tips on surviving RC as a student-athlete.Read More
You stand in the middle of the town square. You are hungry and several vendors are situated around the square: a braut stand, a fry shop, an apothecary, a bakery, a pub, and a sit-down sandwich shop.Read More
While the idea of finally moving out and beginning life as your own independent adult sounds thrilling, a majority of young adults don’t know about many of the costs involved in renting their first apartment.Read More
With Black Friday quickly approaching, people have already started pulling their tents, sleeping bags and lawn chairs out of storage to get ready for their annual campout at Best Buy.
While sleeping outside in late November isn’t for the faint of heart, a few tips can help you find the greatest deals on the best items without having to sacrifice your sleep schedule.Read More
With 88 percent of Rochester College students hailing from southeast Michigan, students who are from other parts of Michigan, from other states, or even from abroad may feel like they are alone when it comes to the issues they face.
Since you can’t hop in your car and head home on a daily or weekly basis, college life can be more difficult. As a junior at RC with a three-hour ride home, I’ve come up with a few tips on surviving college a long way from home.Read More
The common Freshman 15 phrase asserts that students start to gain once they hit the college campus. Factors for this weight gain include numerous runs to local fast food joints, late-night snacking while studying, stress induced eating, and of course, freedom of choice when going through the cafeteria line.Read More
College students have many adjustments to make when they first start living away from home, and one of the most important transitions is learning to get along with your roommate.
I have lived with a different roommate each year of college so far, so I know how important it is to make the time to get to know your roommate. Rochester College’s student development staff also pitched in with ideas on the best ways to get along with your roommate.Read More