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Mortar Board adviser finds time capsule buried in 1987

Mortar Board adviser finds time capsule buried in 1987

Andrea Pedon

March 4, 2018

For the future members of Mortar Board, a national honor society, the past associates of the organization buried a time capsule behind McCoy Engineering Hall on Sept. 17, 1987. But the current members of the society didn't even know it was there. Tony Vidmar, faculty adviser for Mortar Board and vice pre...

Aim for long-term goal, not short-term payoff

Brendan Wynne

Brendan Wynne

February 16, 2018

There’s a scientific study that says if you stand in a superhero pose for just five minutes before a job interview, a big presentation or a really hard task, you will not only feel more confident, but you will perform measurably better. At least, that’s what Amelia Shepherd says on "Grey’s Anatomy." Regardless, if these results are accurate, or if such ...

Climbing the ladder from film critic to editor

Tyler Manning

December 4, 2017

My journey started simply with a suggestion from a faculty member: write for the school newspaper. I had spent the 30 minutes prior to that suggestion talking about how much I love watching and discussing film. I distinctly remember that day and not for a moment did I think it would lead me to where ...

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