Opinion

The basics of credit-carding

When I was growing up, I can remember my parents always warning me of the dangers of having a credit card. Using credit cards is just too easy. It feels like free money, but it is quite the opposite.

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The people have spoken

Last Tuesday, the people of Alabama and the American public made their selections for those who will represent them in government.

Overwhelmingly, this election turned out to be a full referendum on President Obama’s administration and policy initiatives.

This was


How-to: Avoiding advisement anxiety

It’s that time of the semester once again, Gamecocks. Academic advisement begins next week.

For seniors, this is the last time to gather class times, fill out a trial schedule, make that tiresome trek to meet with an advisor, and



Halloween for the commoner

The week is upon us. It is the week when people all over the world are finalizing costumes, buying more candy than necessary and ensuring the front porch light is bright enough to see from the street.

It’s nice to


Turn Out for What?

On Tuesday, November 4 there is a huge election that will impact college students all across Alabama. But it isn’t a presidential election, and the lack of high-profile candidates is causing college students to wonder why they should take the


How-to: surviving midterm madness

This week marks the official Fall 2014 midterm. With only six weeks of class left until finals week, it’s time to buckle down or enjoy the rest of the ride until December.

For freshman, this could be the first time


Headphone review: earbuds can be nothing but a bust

What university student doesn’t enjoy listening to music in at least one of its endless forms? Music is an entertainment medium that goes hand-in-hand with the college experience like no other form of entertainment. It can somewhat alleviate the boredom