Now that COVID-19 has changed how we are running classes this semester, one additional adaptation professors should consider is administering open book final exams.
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Students are often confused by university policies regarding cheating, especially when it comes to group messaging platforms.
Gift cards are a good gift under a very specific set of circumstances, but there are so many ways they can go wrong.
If you are getting together your last minute plans for spring break, the nearby mountains are not only beautiful but also a great place to get out into nature, shop artisanal and historical souvenirs or just disconnect and relax. Consider opting out of the typical spring break beach trip in favor of a vacation to the Blue Ridge.
Instead of whining about attendance policies that impact our grade, we should be championing them. Showing up to class is one of the easiest productive things you can do as a student, and we should support policies that reward that behavior.
With as much time as we invest listening to music, it can have huge effects on our moods, our perspectives on others and our general outlook on life, and we need to be intentional in our usage of it.
On Valentine’s Day, we often focus on impressing and showing off to our significant others and friends, whether by looking glamorous or by splurging on gifts for our loved ones. Instead of focusing on the competitive, consumeristic nature of society on Valentine’s Day, we should reflect on love’s best qualities by exchanging handmade gifts.
The lack of parking at USC has been a common student complaint. Because space is at a premium now on campus, creating new parking requires the repurposing of other spaces and costly building materials. One partial solution that should be discussed is creating restrictions for freshmen to park on campus.
Making friends in your classes can be a rewarding experience, and it only takes a little effort from you to get the conversation started. Though many students decide to brave the slog of challenging course material on their own, taking the time to make friends in a class can make learning the material and studying for the tests a little more bearable.
As students begin this new semester, many are thinking about their education as a whole — how many more classes do I need to take, is this class going to be too difficult, etc. But besides making it to graduation, what really can be used to assess the quality of an individual student’s educational success?
The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act was created in 1998 to keep children from sharing personal information online without their parents' knowledge.
Professors often seem to wonder, “Why do students not take my assignments (or readings or lectures) seriously?” The answer is that students have no evidence that professors care for the limited nature of their time any more than professors know if students care to actually spend the time learning the course material.
There is a very fine line in our world today between staying true to our own identities and respecting those of other people. In our culture, we have many groups that shout at the rest of the world that they deserve respect, and they do. The problem is finding a way to live out your identity steadfastly while allowing other individuals the same.
Google has done a stellar job in gaining major market hold on many processes everyday consumers do on the internet. It is no doubt a leader among search engines, earning over 85% of the market share of desktop users. That isn’t all that Google offers, though.
As college students, we are often swamped with social theories, or principles about how humans behave in a set of given circumstances, but we must remember the people described in these theories are not static concepts, but real individuals with varied behaviors.
Though radio dramas are often associated with a quaint nuclear family sitting in the living room in the mid-20th century, today audio dramas are flourishing on podcast platforms, which is a real benefit to students.
Friendzoning, the term for telling someone you aren’t attracted to them romantically when they seem to be attracted to you, often receives a bad connotation it doesn’t deserve.
Internships are critical to a student's college experience. They give the opportunity to learn more about the daily assignments and responsibilities of a career and help students learn skills that are hard to teach in a classroom setting. The thing is, internships are time consuming and limit the opportunities one can pursue outside the internship at the same time. Because of that opportunity cost, or what you have to give up to participate in a given activity, more internships should be compensated.
Ever found yourself listlessly surfing social media after class wondering what to do for the rest of the evening?
While most students would agree that the best answer for why we are at college is to learn about our chosen fields and earn a degree, this goal often gets clouded by extraneous activities and relationships. However, now that we are getting into the swing of the semester, it's important to be taking classes seriously, especially ones required for your major.