Bad Snowstorms Make Good Neighbors

By Dr. Joseph Schaub You may have noticed the abundance of snowfall in the mid-Atlantic region this winter. Just when we’d gotten used to the balmy, 60-degree January days that global warming had been kind enough to grace us with, Mother Nature goes and pulls a Throwback Thursday move. Global warming, and its attendant polar... Continue Reading →

NDMU Grad Wins NAACP Image Award

Note: The Columns staff was not involved in the creation of this content. Baltimore author and Notre Dame of Maryland University graduate Sheri Booker '04 has been awarded an NAACP Image Award in the category of Outstanding Literary Work from a Debut Author for her memoir, Nine Years Under: Coming of Age in an Inner... Continue Reading →

One Direction: This Is Us (Review)

By Claire Amatucci One Direction: This Is Us may not convert the whole population into “Directioners,” but it certainly does do its very best. Who would have thought that the same man who warned us about the dangers of Big Macs would be promoting a boy band? Morgan Spurlock (the veteran documentarian who has done... Continue Reading →

The 1975 (Music Review)

By Claire Amatucci From the mystifying intro (“The 1975”) to the slow, quiet conclusion (“Is There Somebody Who Can Watch You”), The 1975’s debut album pulls you into their black-and-white world of mystery, love, sex and troubled youth. The Manchester England quartet (Matthew Healy-vocals; guitar-Adam Hann-guitar; George Daniel-drums; Ross MacDonald-bass) had been noticed in the... Continue Reading →

Five Tips for a Better College Experience

By Tia Nichols 1. Nobody Can Read Your Mind Not a lot of people realize how important communication is. If you’re struggling in class, let your professors know. If a friend says/does something that upsets you, let them know. Speaking up can be nerve-wracking sometimes, but it’s better than ignoring a situation entirely and having... Continue Reading →

How to Meditate in Seven Simple Steps

By Chauna Krauss “Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.” -Prince Gautama Siddharta Meditation is necessary to balance the intellectual portion of your being and to bring a sense of peace to your mind. It acts as a remedy that relieves everyday stress and symptoms of anxiety, anger, and depression. It should be... Continue Reading →

Learn More about Landing the Perfect Internship

By Marguerite Linz Are you currently looking for a way to boost your resume and gain experience while receiving class credits? Internships are helpful in determining career plans and gaining experiential knowledge in any field of study. The Career and Student Success Center (formerly known as ACE Career Center) holds internship orientations every first Thursday... Continue Reading →

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