Let me share with you two real sentences that were spoken this month. Someone with a real income: “I don’t want to cook tonight. Want to check out that new sushi place?” Me: “I wonder if I can put…

This past weekend, I saw a bear while hunting. Nothing came of it, but I am now a certified bear expert of sorts. Now, I know what you’re thinking. Some of you are going, “That doesn’t qualify you for…

There are a lot of articles that headline could be tacked onto. It could be about the crime rate, but the most prevalent crimes would have to do with alcohol. As North Dakota State is a dry campus, I…

Advising Week (for my department at least) is here. It’s required for some but recommended for all that you meet up with your adviser this week and plan out next semester. To celebrate Advising Week, I came up with…

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Midsemester Madness

Well, congrats. It’s halfway through the semester, and you haven’t dropped out. Good for you. Now you’ve reached a tipping point, a fork in the road. You’ve had a midterm; you’ve got an idea of the course load. You…

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Planning Your Path

We students are kind of like mice in a maze. When the weather dips, we start planning intricate routes that keep us the warmest. We utilize skyways, hovering above pedestrians like birds. We slow from building to building like…

So you survived the first month. You probably have either had an exam or have taken one. If you’re not thinking about dropping out and moving to Vancouver to trade moose pelts for Monopoly money, good for you. The…

This might get a little nasty. If you have followed up on your job fair and applied to jobs online, good for you. Your mother and I are so proud. You’ve taken an important step in your career, and…