Columns

Opinion: Balancing parenthood and school is stressful, but it's worth it

Being a college student and a young mom feels impossible sometimes. From making sure that my daughter is being taken care of while I’m at school to making sure that I turn in homework that is worth 20 percent of my grade, it takes a huge toll on me. When I think about my future, I know that when I get my bachelor’s degree next year, that all my tears, stress and sleepless nights will be worth it. Read more

Topic of the week: DACA

This week four Daily Wildcat columnists weigh in on President Trump's recent decision to end the Deferred action for Childhood Arrivals program. Read more

Opinion: Professors beware, cheating on smartwatches

Cheating with a smartwatch is extremely easy, especially right now. Not many students have smartwatches so teachers aren’t looking for them. When students are in a large auditorium with 100 plus peers, it’s easy to scroll through documents undetected by a professor.  Read more

Opinion: Financial aid office offers help

The next time you have to enter the financial aid office, I hope you’ll remember how much they’re trying. They hope so hard that you’ll leave satisfied and you can be the special student that recognizes their effort and gives them a much-needed thank you. Read more

Opinion: Students waiting on children until after college

According to NPR, the average age for a woman in the U.S to have her first child is at 26.3 years old. Families can look perfect with wonderful, charming children. But when you live with them in close proximity, you see things that make you wonder why the heck people want to have kids. Read more

Food insecurity still an issue

Food insecurity is the “state of being without reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food,” according to the Oxford Dictionary. It is a widespread problem on college campuses across the nation. Despite an expanded variety of options to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables, the problem of food insecurity has hardly been addressed. Read more