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When in France

When in France

Natalie Larimer, Staff Writer

March 25, 2014

Everybody in France is a TERRIBLE driver. Seriously. I was scared for my life. Their lanes barely fit a car and everybody drives super fast and packed together. Motorcycles speed between cars and semi-trucks and everybody seems to have a death wish. It is terrifying. Other than the terrible driving, I a...

Get the grade (or don’t)

Get the grade (or don’t)

Natalie Larimer, Staff Writer

March 11, 2014

Recently, I received a 72% on a quiz. I was kind of disappointed because, that's a C-. But what do those grades actually mean? If we get a 72%, shouldn’t we be happy about it? C is average so I was just barely below average on this quiz, but it seems wrong to think to yourself, “You’re below a...

Job interview tips

Job interview tips

Natalie Larimer, Staff Writer

March 3, 2014

Most people get their first job while they are in high school. After all, jobs are a necessity for money. To get a job you need a successful interview, but how? Well, that's what I'm here for. I work at a book store, which is my first real job (I mean, I had Pioneer before this but that's not a real...

extraorDIYnary: iPad case from a book

extraorDIYnary: iPad case from a book

Mallorie Goodale, Web Editor in Chief

February 28, 2014

I bought an iPad for next year at college and I was looking for cases that I liked that were also cheap but I am very picky so I didn't find anything that I liked so of course I decided to make one. This case could be used for an iPad, Nook, Kindle or any device you want. This is by far my favorite project...

Interesting factoids

Interesting factoids

Natalie Larimer, Staff Writer

February 25, 2014

This is a (very short) list of things I have collected that I think are the best/most useful tidbits of information I have in my brain. The Oxford Comma: Oh, wow, is this important. This is the comma that comes after the second-to-last word in a series or list of items such as, “I went to the par...

How to write an awesome essay

How to write an awesome essay

Natalie Larimer, Staff Writer

February 18, 2014

When you start to write an essay, do you ever get extremely intimidated by the blank screen staring at you? It is one of the most distracting things I can think of when I try to do homework. So, to help you guys out (and also myself) I am writing this piece to hopefully get you past the blank screen...