A look at racism as a Christian.Read More
By Ryan King
The internet is an incredible place filled with wonders, creativity and insight, yet it remains a giant discombobulation of organized chaos that we’ve all grown to love and hate.
Some of you may be asking; Just what is a meme? Some may describe them as an annoying fad for us millennials to waste our time on.Read More
By Alyssa Yakey
Planned Parenthood is a nonprofit organization that is one of the nation’s leading providers of quality healthcare services for both men and women. Contrary to popular opinion, Planned Parenthood offers more than just abortion procedures and defunding this organization can cut access off to affordable healthcare for 2.5 million Americans.Read More
by Alyssa Yakey
For many college students, surviving on four hours of sleep and a pot of coffee becomes all too familiar. Students begin to place their health and well being on hold, while adjusting their main focus to tests and assignment deadlines.Read More
by Makenna Caulkin
Chapel can be either the best or the worst time of the week depending on each individual student’s opinion, but one way to quickly improve everyone’s opinions about chapel would be to add more working swipe machines at each exit.Read More
President Donald Trump has been anything but quiet on social media. He has stirred up the social media world with his unfiltered opinions and has fired back at celebrities and critics through his Twitter feed.Read More
As a teacher of mass communication, I read and think about media literacy and teach it in my classes. In today's world of click bait and fake news, we all should take time to understand and strengthen our media diet. Here are 10 tips:
- Triple check the source before sharing an article on social media.
In the market for a camera this holiday season? If so, I'm here to inform you on why it would be best to purchase a digital single lens reflex camera rather than a point and shoot camera.
When it comes to disadvantages of a point and shoot camera versus advantages of a digital SLR camera, the decision making process between the two becomes evident.Read More
By all means, I am a fan of the Christmas season and all that comes along with it… but my appreciation begins December 1, no sooner.
I’m not being a hater, I do appreciate hearing “This Christmas” and all alike, but just around Christmas time. People start counting down the days until Christmas back in July, especially don’t retailers.Read More
Hello there. I didn’t block you on Facebook.
I’ve been watching what you’ve been up to, watching as your feelings progressed in this election cycle.
I’ve watched you support your favored Republican and then, often begrudgingly, switch your choice around as the race narrowed and our country’s divide widened. Many of you voted for Donald Trump. Many of you cast that vote half-willingly and posted about it afterwards, as if you owed the world an explanation…or else, defiantly, since you knew your liberal friends would look at you with paranoid eyes.Read More
It's starting to become that time of the year; leaves are falling, temperatures dropping. Pretty soon everyone will be bundled up, drinking some hot cocoa while the snow flies. But with winter comes Christmastime, which means Christmas music will be heard everywhere.Read More
Way back in June of 2007 Apple entered into the smartphone world with the iPhone 1 and quickly became a leader second to none. Now nearly 10 years later, iPhone is on its 9th generation.
The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, which were released in the United States on Sept. 16 of this year, show just how much the iPhone has advanced over the years.Read More
Last December, I was getting ready for a week long trip in Arizona with a friend who attended school in Tucson. The trip had been planned for five months; we were going to stay on campus, do a little sight-seeing, and hike Mt. Lemon.
Yet, plans changed abruptly when Delta cancelled his flight back to Tucson a few hours before my plane was going to take off.Read More
Even though the dreaded term “freshman 15” exists doesn’t mean you have to become a victim when you go off to college. A number of steps can be taken to eating healthy and keeping your weight under control. Just because you’re adjusting into college, doesn’t mean your pants size has to as well.Read More
You are presenting today in your public speaking class. Your hands and legs begin to shake, sweat begins to run down your arms and legs, and your throat seems filled with gunk. Fear and anxiety have overtaken your body.
However, you are not alone; 40 million U.S. adults suffer from an anxiety disorder and 75 percent of them experience their first anxiety episode before the age of 22, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America.
College presents many opportunities for young adults to become anxious.Read More
If you are a Rochester College student graduating this spring, your next step is to start looking for a job in your field. Here are five questions employers are likely to ask a job candidate, so consider this your opportunity to be prepared!
1. Can you tell me a little about yourself?Read More
- "My ex is a psycho."
- "Stop acting OCD."
- "The weather is bipolar today."
These phrases and others like them are tossed around lightly and inappropriately these days, and their misuse contribute to the negative stigma surrounding mental health.Read More
The walls start closing in and you feel like your bed has become your best friend. The temperature outside is in the negatives and you find yourself spending more and more time in your dorm room. We’ve all been there. Soon you forget what it feels like to even be off campus. You long to get out and see the world around you again, but you can’t seem to beat those wintertime blues.
You could be experiencing cabin fever, which is “an intense anxiety reaction to feeling restricted in a confined space indoors with nothing to do, or not wanting to do anything, for a period of time,” said Dr. Gordon MacKinnon, professor of psychology. “An example is being shut-in during a snowstorm for several days.”Read More