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We need to boycott Frito-Lay

Frito-Lay employees in Topeka Kansas have suffered unworkable conditions, long hours, and poor pay and began a strike on July 5. Striking employees state they have experienced 84-hour work weeks spanning over a course of 12-hour shifts seven days a week. They also claim forced overtime and unbearable working conditions, whether it be extreme …

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Five tips for declaring a major 

Declaring a major is something every college student goes through. For some, it’s a no-brainer. Others might find it more difficult.   There are some things to keep in mind as you navigate choosing an area of study.   Tip number one: there’s no rush. There is no rule stating that students …

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How to get the most out of your study sessions 

Studying is an essential element of education. Without an effective method, though, studying won’t be useful.   Location is an important factor to consider. Studying in a bedroom can be distracting, because of all the other things you could be doing (i.e. playing video games, cleaning, scrolling on social media, etc.)   …

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Tips for navigating Canvas

For most incoming freshmen, they probably graduated from a school that used a learning management program. There are several different kinds of software out there. Some schools use Angel. Some schools use Blackboard. Pittsburg State University uses Canvas. Some students have used Canvas before, and some have not. A helpful list of tips and …

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Evolution isn’t ‘just a theory’ and that’s not up for debate

Even with all of our modern scientific advancements, even with all of our technological prowess, there are points of scientific fact that are “debated” by people who have no scientific knowledge or vocabulary. These usually involve topics that most religions get wrong. To any logical person, when you find evidence that contradicts your held …

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No, students aren’t learning critical race theory in schools

One of the newest culture wars manufactured by conservative politicians, anchors, and commentators is related to the “critical race theory.” The name itself can sound spooky and misleading (a hallmark of scientists – inability to name things), but don’t fall for the traps: critical race theory is not the issue. Historical accuracy is.   …

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