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COFFEE PLEASE: Paying for the Experience

To no avail, I have been trying to find an internship for this summer. At first, I thought I could do it all on my own, but that lead to only finding dead ends. I went to a workshop through the Experiential Learning Center to

COFFEE PLEASE: The Attack in Brussels

Within the past few weeks there have been eight bombings across Europe and the Middle East. One of the latest cities to be under attack was Brussels, Belgium. The Brussels metro station and airport were bombed leaving 35 people killed and dozens more with injuries.

COFFEE PLEASE: It’s Time for a Break

Spring Break is next week, and I could not be more ready for a week-long vacation. The typical Spring Break for college students is to find a beach somewhere and drink all the stress away. I have never had that experience, but I will find

COFFEE PLEASE: Photographing Dementia

For the photography class I am taking, our next project is designed to tell a story. We have to take several images and choose a handful to tell a sequential story. I’m choosing to tell the story of Dementia. My grandpa was diagnosed with Dementia

COFFEE PLEASE: Unaffiliated Voters

Tuesday was Super Tuesday and, like all registered unaffiliated voters, I was not allowed to participate. To vote in a caucus, a person must be registered Republican or Democrat, and they then vote for the person who they would like to see as the final

COFFEE PLEASE: Two Words-Donald Trump

I’ve been trying hard to not write every column about Donald Trump, but I feel now is the appropriate time to bring up the subject. I thought this whole Trump mishap was going to just be a few months of memes and laughter, but it

COFFEE PLEASE: Valentine’s Day

This past Sunday was Valentine’s Day and like most people in a relationship, I celebrated with my sweet pea. We wanted to keep it simple this year and not go over the top with Valentine’s festivities. We decided to take a little road trip to

COFFEE PLEASE: It’s Time to Get Organized

Now that the semester is in full swing, I have to remind myself about staying organized. I am usually good at managing my time, but last week I had a lesson on how to maintain school, work, and social life. Last fall I had a

COFFEE PLEASE: It’s Called Being Friendly

I don’t usually like to call out the millennial generation for our flaws because each young generation had to deal with some amount of scrutiny from older generations, but there is one issue with millennials that needs to be fixed. We have lost the ability

COFFEE PLEASE: Let’s Talk About Sports

If you have been on Facebook or walked outside within the past few days, you probably have gathered will that the Denver Broncos are going to the Super Bowl. I have never really had an interest in football until recent years, but even now I