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Make most of break to beat summer blues

Apr 30, 2014

Grab yourself a job and get some experience:

Jobs are a great opportunity to pad your résumé and provide you with some valuable skills and experience, as well as a little extra dough. recommends a few options for the summer that will help you make the most of your time. 

Freelance writing:

Whether blogging or submitting articles to publications, practice will always help you improve. Since it is freelance, you don't have to worry about a set schedule, and can take on as much or as little as you would like. 

Spirit Rock rocks campus

Apr 15, 2014

The Spirit Rock, once a lonely, unpainted rock from a quarry, has attracted all sorts of attention from around the campus. Its location is perfect for advertising, considering that it's located outside of Mac, and students pass the rock every day. But what is the history behind the rock? Where did the idea come from?

Cultural convo hour explores implicit biases

Apr 15, 2014

"I'm a white guy—about as white as you can get," Rev. David MacDonald said when he opened the session, citing his English and Scottish heritage. But, that doesn't mean I'm not affected by the perceptions and biases of the world, he said.

"What I think is true may not be true to others," he said. MacDonald also added that no matter what culture we come from, each of us comes to the conversation with implicit biases.

Attending multicultural events: A vital experience

Apr 09, 2014

The weather isn't the only thing changing this time of year. 

Several of your fellow ONU students sacrificed several hours of a Saturday morning to work on improving and passing the torch to the new officers of the multicultural organizations. 

The "'Executive Retreat"' was held by the Department of Multicultural Development to ensure that everyone involved has a good sense of where their organizations are going next school year, and how they are going to get there. 

And you are a big part of that. 


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