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You Need First Aid, Not Financial Aid

No one in an epic crisis would intentionally slap a lifeguard, run away from the paramedics, or avoid a star in Mario Kart. That sounds silly at first, but that is how it appears when we reject help-especially when we know that we need it. But according to research help around campus is becoming more Read More

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Plan For The Drama

I realized this week that there is one item on my office supply list that I am running very low on: tissue. I have seen a lot of tears this semester, and it has not been pretty. The faucets have not been running over trivial things either–people are going through some serious and tough times. Read More

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I Did It For The Free T-Shirt

My freshman year of college was one of many semesters spent without many resources, so free t-shirts were always a carrot on a stick for me. One night in Tillman Auditorium, the Def Comedy Jam Tour came through our town and the unique opportunity came to have a freestyle rap-battle against one of the comedians Read More

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“What’s The Phone Number For 911?”

I’ve actually heard those words come out of someones mouth before, during an emergency situation. Before you start throwing rocks (and after your laughter dies down) you should know that when you don’t ask for help when you really need it, you’re no better than the person who makes this colorful statement (OUCH). ‘Not asking Read More

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Justice Isn’t Blind, She’s Bribed

So I’m sitting in a Greek Orthodox Church on a Saturday wanting to slap a guy around with an extreme prejudice who is sitting just 4 pews in front of me. Why? Well, here’s the lowdown. I was taking a microbiology class and it was taking everything I had to pass this guys class. As Read More