April 2, 2013

Everythings Coming Up 90s

Take a look around, doesn’t it seem like something’s familiar? One thing I’ve noticed about 2013 is that it feels like America was thrown in a time warp back into the 1990s. Despite extremely low gas prices and entertaining Saturday morning cartoons, the nation has taken on a 90s feel. […]
March 30, 2013

The Importance of Studying Abroad

Before beginning college I knew I wanted to study abroad.  The thought of living in a different country for 6-12 months seemed so exciting! After arriving at Chico State, I was pleasantly surprised when I found out that the university has many great study abroad programs. Chico State study abroad sends more […]
March 28, 2013

Expanding the Job Market Beyond the Borders

Graduating and moving into the workforce is one of the biggest transitions a college graduate faces. The stress of today’s shaky economy, coupled with rising tuition costs and an increasing unemployment rate can take its toll on the decision-making process for most students. In times like these, it is more […]
March 25, 2013

Happy Birthday, Twitter

March 21, 2006 marked the opening of Twitter, a microblogging host that limits user’s posts to 140 characters. The date is recognized because it was when Jack Dorsey, the recognized creator of Twitter, posted the first tweet. Today, it is said that there are more than 500 million created user […]
March 15, 2013

Web Design 101

For those of you who don’t know anything about Web design, I will be sharing my top three important rules to keep users from leaving your site. 1. Don’t make your users think. Now, I’m not saying your users are too dumb to figure it out, the point is that […]
March 13, 2013

Pass the Ball to Women

The sports industry has typically been a male-dominated field. Large amounts of time are devoted to showcasing men’s athleticism on SportsCenter each night and men typically hold coaching positions and jobs within sports media. This trend may be due to the characteristics associated with sports, which are also equated to […]