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Career Corner: One Thing at a Time
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Career Corner: One Thing at a Time

By Angela Copeland We’ve all been there. The list of things you have to do or to manage suddenly grows. It can feel truly overwhelming. And that’s because it is overwhelming. When you look down and find a giant to do list, you wonder how you will achieve any of it. But, when you break…

Career Corner: Risky Business
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Career Corner: Risky Business

By Angela Copeland If you’re like many people, you may be nervous about job searching right now. The market feels completely unstable. If you have a job, this doesn’t feel like the time to take a risk to switch. Although this is a very solid argument, I would encourage you to keep your eyes open….

Career Corner: This Is Not a Competition
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Career Corner: This Is Not a Competition

I hope we’re on the same page. This is a pandemic. It’s not a competition. I’m not sure how many times I’ve been asked lately, “What new hobbies have you picked up since March?” I haven’t. “How much are you working out?” Very little. “How are you spending all this free time?” Like many of…

Career Corner: Be Kind to Yourself
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Career Corner: Be Kind to Yourself

There are many days when 2020 feels like the year that will never end. In 2019, if someone had been taking bets about how this year would play out, we all would have lost. One of the most challenging things about this year has been self-care. And, it’s that same self-care that allows our best…

A Potential Alternative to Defunding the Police
opinion

A Potential Alternative to Defunding the Police

By Cori Buck As states struggle to combat drug addiction and the fallout that comes with it, solutions are being proposed to make the problem easier to handle. One thing that is being considered is defunding the police to channel money into social services. This money could then be utilized to establish effective health and…

Career Corner: Leveling the Playing Field
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Career Corner: Leveling the Playing Field

Internships are an important part of any college education. They allow students to test out their skills and to dip their toes into their future careers. It can help to confirm interest in one field. Or, it can help to redirect interest to a new field. During my four years in college, I was fortunate…

The Divided States of America
opinion

The Divided States of America

What is going on? Federal officers under the ruse of homeland security were sent to Portland, Ore. this month by President Trump to allegedly quell ongoing Black Lives Matter demonstrations. According to viral videos and countless news reports, these agents — who remain anonymous — have been grabbing protesters off the street and placing them…

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