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Inspiration with Lindsey: The attribution of confidence

Inspiration with Lindsey: The attribution of confidence

Lindsey Vagnini, Ad Manager

November 20, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinions, Top Stories

Realistically, almost every skill we have, regardless of how perfected our skills may be, have been taught to us by another person. A question to then consider is, is confidence something we generate inside ourselves? When I think about the ways people gain confidence, I think about the photos, inclu...

Inspiration with Lindsey: Time

Inspiration with Lindsey: Time

Lindsey Vagnini, Ad Manager

November 13, 2015


Filed under Opinions, Top Stories

A college student’s time is a hard thing to conceptualize. Does it ever feel like, by the time you reach that class or meeting, you can hardly recall what you did before you arrived, and you then have at least five commitments thereafter? Time, as a college student, is something that unquestiona...

People’s Prism: Introductions are funny things

People’s Prism: Introductions are funny things

Lindsey Vagnini, Ad Manager

October 30, 2015


Filed under Art & Features

Weston, a  28-year-old graduate student, is all too familiar with  introductions. When Weston meets new people, it can easily be compared to the motion of riding a flying saucer down a snow hill the size of those giant Icees every ‘good’ gas station has. Sometimes the social dynamics click instantly...

Inspiration with Lindsey: Importance of Finding Motivation’s Source

Inspiration with Lindsey: Importance of Finding Motivation’s Source

Lindsey Vagnini, Ad Manager

October 20, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Motivation, our unsaid but understood commonality, particularly as college students, might be worth self-assessing by discovering what strengthens it. Yikes, discovering motivation’s source sounds complicated, right? Perhaps, motivation could be minor, but then again, it is the thing pushing us to...

Dear Davida: The Token Lesbian Friend

Dear Davida: The Token Lesbian Friend

Davida Marthenze, Staff Reporter

March 19, 2015


Filed under Opinions

Dear Davida, My roommate knows I’m a lesbian, and she’s totally fine with it. I’m lucky. Unfortunately, sometimes she goes beyond supportive. She’s constantly recommending movies about lesbians and albums by lesbian musicians. I appreciate the sentiment, and I love the representation of successfu...

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