Living in San Bernardino, it’s not rare to hit a pothole on the way to school or work. Why are our streets so neglected? According to the official website for the city of San Bernardino, “It is the goal of the Operations & Maintenance Division to maintain City streets in good repair, including repair of potholes and sinkholes.” However, this has not been the experience for students who commute to CSUSB. As a commuter student, Daniela Perez has dealt with potholes year round. “It’s been horrible because I don’t have University Drive way memorized unlike everyone else just yet, so it is pretty annoying," Perez said. "Especially when you’re stepping in the gas to make it to your 8:00 … [Read more...] about Pothole Dilemma in San Bernardino
Having a good credit score is crucial. Some college freshman and sophomores shared that they know little to nothing about the concept or how to go about building their own credit. A credit score is, “A numerical expression based on a level analysis of a person's credit files, to represent the creditworthiness of an individual. A credit score is primarily based on a credit report, information typically sourced from credit bureaus.” A large majority of students at CSUSB come from a low socio-economic background, their credit score, if good, is their only backbone. There are hundreds and thousands of college students who have bad credit or have been misinformed on the topic. We … [Read more...] about Should schools teach “How to manage your credit” instead of Algebra?
Is school feeling like a drag lately? You’re not alone! With the finish line so close yet feeling so far, we asked fourth-year student, Graphic Design and English major, Madison Thompson on how she avoids senioritis. “I try to do things that make me happy that doesn’t involve school like hanging out with my friends. I think it has to do with me being really chill about the school, I mean I maintain my GPA above a 3.0 and don’t let school get to me like that because my GPA does not define who I am”. A great majority of college students suffer from senioritis. The education world shares that there are a copious number of symptoms that come with senioritis. Such as: Mild to … [Read more...] about What is Senioritis?
Many students feel clueless when given the question, “Are you ready to graduate?”. Countless students respond similarly with “ Finishing school yes, but not the real world.” I asked a few students why they felt that way, when the Career Center is there to help ease that feeling of what comes next. Numerous students have never attended the Career Center workshops. CSUSB student Janneth Milian explains how difficult it is to go during the scheduled times the career center scheduled the workshops. “Always the same time, twelve to one,” Milian said. Like Milian, many students have work or class at the time. They wish they can attend workshops on internships, resume building and … [Read more...] about Are students ready to Graduate?