With deadlines approaching, many students may find themselves frantically putting together resumes and cover letters in hopes of landing the perfect summer job or internship. Here are a few things to remember when presenting yourself as a potential employee. Brush up on your interview skills: steady eye contact and a firm handshake can help you stand out. The Career Development Center located on the second floor of Farmer Hall offers mock interview practice and can aid you in pinpointing areas that need improvement. Have four to five anecdotes pertaining to different experiences rehearsed and ready to use when answering...Read More
Photo courtesy of Rolling Stone. They’re back. Three long years following the release of their first studio album, “Bad Blood,” Bastille has returned with their second: “Wild World.” It’s safe to say, though, that this album was worth the wait. The 19 tracks of “Wild World” have a sound highly reminiscent of the electro-indie pop genre that Bastille fans are accustomed to, but the band has definitely begun to experiment.The songs differ stylistically from one another far more than in the last album, which is refreshing because a common critique of their past work is that songs ran together...Read More
UM students again participated in the annual lobbying event for increased state funding for colleges and universities known as Higher Ed Day. Learn what the goals of the event are and the benefits of attendance in this Issue 11 story.Read More
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