Bellesa Africa: From Business Books to Makeup Looks

By Bethany-Angel Chijindu, Staff Writer This week we continue the series on young African entrepreneurs by featuring Kangai Mwiti, a Kenyan who started her YouTube channel Bellesa Africa about six years ago. Kenya is one of the big economic giants in Africa which has in recent years been driven by a growing entrepreneurial middle class with […]

Thunderbird Rugby Starts Strong at Flagstaff Tens

Brush up on your Rugby Vocabulary! Pitch: The playing field. Forward: Bruisers. Forwards take part in heavily physical events in a game such as scrums and lineouts. Back: Speedsters. Backs are generally fast runners who focus on throwing and completing different plays. Try: A touchdown—successfully bringing the ball to the end of the pitch and […]

Smoke on the Water

By Bryce Bower, Staff Writer Whether or not you believe in climate change, it is a fact that the earth has gotten warmer in the last century. According to NASA, the global temperature has risen 1.7 degrees Fahrenheit (0.94 Celsius) since 1880. The air and oceans are becoming more saturated with pollutants like carbon dioxide, […]

How to Tell if You’re Reading Fake News

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By Amanda Cardini, Staff Writer In the age of the Internet and social media, word travels fast, quickly and easily. Anyone can look up just about anything in a matter of seconds, and the world wide web will instantly provide millions of resources for perusal. Unfortunately, the ease with which anyone can access the Internet […]

U.S. Debt Crisis: What Does This Mean for Millennials?

By Mackenzie Pedersen, Staff Writer Let me ask you this: What is the United States Financial Debt Crisis? Who does this affect? To answer the first question plainly: The United States Government spends more money than it receives from tax revenue. This creates a deficit. The government then borrows money to make up the difference, […]

Is Multitasking an Effective Form of Time Management?

By Youfeng (Gloria) Pan, Staff Writer Have you ever got caught in a situation where you are listening to the lecture and writing an email? Are there times that you are talking to a friend on the phone and reading an article? Have you ever driven a car while listening to an audio book? Have […]