Campus Culture


Art Happenings - Graduation kicks off fresh beginnings for seniors

Mon, 01 May 2017

Publication Date By Sharon Cox,  Associate Professor of Art, Special to The Collegian Ah…the freedom from studying, from getting to classes on time and from dorm rooms and cafeteria food. Ah, the responsibility now of getting a job, washing all your own clothes, of auto insurance, of apartment rental, of making new friends and the responsibility of managing meals, rent, work, dis...

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Photo essay - Punti Cana

Mon, 01 May 2017

Phot Essay by Brady Steffes Photo Journalism with Mary Weber  My name is Brady Steffes, and over the first week of April my family and I went to Punti Cana in the Dominican Republic. We also went with two other families that are good family friends. Out of all the trips that I have been on, which is five, this one was by far the most fun. There were so many interesting and new things th...

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Photo essay - A New World

Mon, 01 May 2017

Photo essay by Shayla King Photo Journalism with Mary Weber  Compared to High School, College is a completely new world; all grades have a different view on college but more so freshmen. Freshman are new and young, they have not been here years to become bitter or overly excused by the system. A lot can happen in a year and thoughts change, some for the better, some not. The goal of thi...

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Book Notes - Being a “Bookworm” in the Age of the Internet

Sat, 01 Apr 2017

By Paige Stewart, Reference/Instruction Librarian Special to The Collegian One of my favorite things about talking to students is hearing what they are doing in classes. I recently had the opportunity to speak with a student who had just taken the Meyers-Briggs Personality Inventory. For our freshmen, it is a bit like the StrengthsQuest you did in Journey, but instead of looking at strengths it...

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Everything You Always Wanted to Know About UJ, But Nobody Told You - Take care of you

Sat, 01 Apr 2017

By Shayla King, Junior Editor With the end of the year closing in and the amount of papers due increases, it can be easy to overdo it. Powering through can be helpful but it is also stressful, do not put more stress on you than necessary. As finals week starts to creep in and deadlines are in sight, remember to take it easy and take care of you. School is important, as are grades but you com...

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Photo Essay - The OdySea Aquarium

Sat, 01 Apr 2017

Photo essay by Maggie Erickson  Photo Journalism with Professor Mary Weber For my photo essay, I chose to go to an aquarium and document my journey there through photographs. I went to Arizona over spring break and went to the OdySea Aquarium in Scottsdale, AZ. I thought this would be a fun, light essay that would simply be interesting to look at, especially with all the variety in type...

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Career Center: Are you considering a Summer internship? 

Fri, 13 Jan 2017

APPLY NOW By  Heidi Larson, Career Center Director Special to The Collegian    Many Summer 2017 internship applications are due. Internships/Co-ops integrate the classroom experiences into practice. They are an excellent way to gain skills as well as have an opportunity to experience a position that aligns with your major. In addition, internships help you stay competiti...

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Everything You Always Wanted to Know About UJ, But Nobody Told You: Welcome back and get on track

Fri, 13 Jan 2017

By Shayla King, Junior Editor Welcome back to Jamestown, I hope you all had a good break.  As most of you are aware, we are staring Spring Semester, which means new books, classrooms, professors and a new unassigned assigned seat (the seat you claim and get sad about when someone else sits there). Now is when you can make new friends in classes or realize that your major isn’t for...

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A Very Polish Christmas

Fri, 02 Dec 2016

By Jamie Czapiewski, Staff Writer I grew up in an area of North Dakota where the population of Polish immigrants was originally very dense. While I can’t say that all of the culture has since been preserved, many aspects of it still shine through. I danced in a Polish dance group growing up, and also witnessed many smaller traditions of the culture, most notably during the Christmas...

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Everything You Always Wanted to Know About UJ, But Nobody Told You: Everything will be fine

Fri, 02 Dec 2016

By Shayla King, Junior Editor Two things. First off, I hope that you all had a good Thanksgiving. Second, there isn’t all that much time left in Fall Semester. The end is in sight, so get things started and end on a good note. Take the time to look back on assignments. It may seem like a lot but it’s not. If you have late assignments or not too hot grade(s), go and talk wit...

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