New Sport, Same Jimmie Tradition

Wed, 01 Feb 2017

Sarah Porter, Staff Writer The fall of 2017 will mark the inaugural season of E-Sports at the University of Jamestown as a member of the National Association of Collegiate eSports, joining over 20 other post-secondary institutions--with more in an application process--in the highest level of competitive video games available to student athletes. UJ athletes will play Counterstrike Global Offens...

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Book Notes: How I Learned to Library

Wed, 01 Feb 2017

By Paige Stewart, Reference/Instruction Librarian Special to The Collegian The other day one of our very friendly student workers asked me if I knew all this stuff about libraries before I began working in them. My answer was yes. I know quite a bit about libraries and research because I went to library school. Mentioning library school frequently gets blank stares. My response to those...

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Career Center Corner: By Katianne Brockpahler, Marketing Intern Special to The CollegianExplore the World ~ Discover Yourself ~  Study Abroad

Wed, 01 Feb 2017

By Katianne Brockpahler, Marketing Intern Special to The Collegian Cold North Dakota weather got you down?  Do you feel like trying something new and exciting?  Here’s a list of reasons why studying abroad might be great for your education, career, and life experiences. • You get to see the world. Although the world is consistently becoming more global, we still live...

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Interesting… A Greek Life Comparison

Wed, 01 Feb 2017

Comments by Caleb J.G. Gwerder, Staff Writer This is a firsthand experience of someone I know personally. Her name and university have been withheld for protection purposes. As she first told the story I was thinking it maybe good idea to enlighten the astute preppy kids and faculty up on the hill. Preference Night: As a student who is not affiliated with the Greek system, my experience a...

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For Heaven's Sake: “I’m Being Followed by a Moon Shadow”

Wed, 01 Feb 2017

By Tim Bratton, Ph.D., Retired Historian and Amateur Astronomer Special to The Collegian   Feb. 6 (Mon.): The Moon reaches perigee (its closest distance to the Earth this month) at 8:02 a.m. CST, when it will be 229,172 miles away, 77% sunlit, and 24.38 degrees beneath our northern horizon. Feb. 10 (Fri.): Tonight the Moon will pass almost completely within the Earth&rsq...

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