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The Fit Student—How to Eat Healthy on a Tight Budget

What should you do when your belly growls?  I interviewed with two social justice warriors days ago.   And I needed the job.  Badly.  We were meeting at a restaurant.  I wondered, “Would they buy dinner?”  Earlier that day, for the first time, I ate banana peels.  Without those peels, I’d have had no energy to… Read more »

The Not-So Starving Student—Four Things I Learned

On my recent trip to Shanghai, I had the opportunity to partake in a traditional Chinese Medicine tea sampling experience that included sampling teas that catered to various bodily needs.  Unlike other tea sampling events, this one was also culturally enriching, as I learned about various tea mixtures, their histories, and the underlying principles of… Read more »

The Study Dude—Meditate for a Winning Mindset

Meditation can not only boost your grades but also invite you to feel the greatest freedom and deepest awakening imaginable. I’ve adopted a winning mindset.  I’m on my first week of changing my mind from a “me” focus to a “you” focus.  I’ve instantly rid myself of almost all grudges.  I’ve replaced my grudges with… Read more »

Course Exam—ACCT 250

ACCT 250 (Accounting for Managers) is a three-credit introductory accounting course that focuses primarily on how to provide managers with the management information they need for making informed decisions and introduces the role accounting plays in providing reports to external bodies, such as the federal government, banks, and other lenders of money.  ACCT 250 emphasizes… Read more »

Dear Barb—Texting, Texting, 1-2-3

Dear Barb: I’m wondering about the rules of texting.  I have some friends that I text and they get back to me right away, but others that take days.  I personally feel it is rude for someone not to answer a text; it would be the same as not answering a voice mail or email. … Read more »

Editorial—Creative Riding

Summer issues tend to be either very interesting or very dull.  This is because a lot of the things that usually drive The Voice Magazine writers, if not the writers themselves, are absent.  Convocation is over, the university itself slows down as so many people take summer holidays that many committees don’t meet, so changes… Read more »

The Fit Student—Give 110% Smiles and Laughter

The more we give 110% to life, the happier—and more successful—we grow.  We may smile more easily.  And smiles beget smiles.  Same with effort: 110% effort snowballs—and soon becomes second nature.  After all, it takes “anywhere from 18 days to 254 days for people to form a new habit.”   Best of all, each day gets… Read more »

Porkpie Hat—Together and Apart

Like all our fellow travelers, our journey is too long, our journey is too brief.  We are immortal and god-like, filling up the universe; we are tiny and fragile, our lives as flickering and insubstantial as sparks from a campfire.  We carry our burdens across barren lands beneath what must be a thousand years of… Read more »

The Study Dude—Secrets of List-Making to Skyrocket Your Success

Lists!  Most of us do them all wrong.  But not after today.  I’ve discovered list-making secrets that will skyrocket your academic and career success.  And, hey, these secrets can even make your biggest dreams a reality. I recently went to a job interview.  The interviewer expressed interest in me as a candidate, but I knew… Read more »