Simmons Hall fashions dresses for Africa

The Resident Adviser staff of Simmons Hall sponsored Dresses for Africa, an event where residents were given the opportunity to create stylish sundresses to be sent overseas. Simmons Hall partnered with Little Dresses for Africa, a non-profit Christian-based ministry from Michigan. Since its beginnings, the organization experienced great growth and sent more than 120,000 dresses […]

News Briefs Jan. 28, 2011

5K RUN/WALK FOR BONAMINIO The 5th Annual Riverside Raincross 5K Run/Walk at Historic Fairmount Park is being held by the City of Riverside Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department. The Run/Walk will be Saturday, Feb. 19 from 7:30 – 10 a.m. at Fairmount Park, located at 2601 Fairmount Boulevard. The top three males and females […]

The science of borrowing

A new report released by the Pew Research Center found that more college students are accepting loans and in larger amounts. The study found that in 2008, 60 percent of graduates with Bachelor’s degrees borrowed more than in 1996, when only 52 percent of students took out loans. It also reported that among the 2008 […]

News Briefs Dec. 10, 2010

STAR TREK SIMULATOR RIDE Star Trek the Exhibit: Where Science Meets Science Fiction has added a new attraction for visitors to enjoy. A simulator ride started on Nov. 26 and will continue until Jan. 2 in accordance with the Festival of Lights celebration. The ride will be open Monday through Thursday from noon until 6 […]

Managing your busyness

Christmas and New Year’s Day are approaching, which means spring semester is just around the corner. For those who feel that 2010 was not exactly the most organizationally savvy year, it may be wise to think about what to put on their Christmas list. The following options will help manage a busy spring-semester schedule: the […]

1 Loko, 2 Loko, 3 Loko, Gone?

Four Lokos, an energy drink mixed with alcohol, could be labeled “cocaine in can.” This is precisely why this beverage was banned which resulted in mixed emotions from its consumers. Four Lokos, which is said to be the youth’s drink of choice, is composed of 12 percent alcohol. It contains caffeine, taurine like most energy […]