More to be desired from ‘Divergent’

By  Laura Parral Neil Burger’s “Divergent” brings the struggle to break free from the binds of a post-apocalyptic society into an action packed feature. This film could easily become a favorite saga with all the suspenseful decisions and actions the characters make in order to change their society. Veronica Roth, author of the book, created a world where society is separated into five categories: Abnegation the selfless, Amity for peace,…

March 27, 2014

Students should manage credit cards better

By Laura Parral Credit cards are a big responsibility that most college students are not prepared to take on. It requires management skills and  financial stability which most do not have. Credit allows people/students to borrow money and pay later with an interest fee. People could benefit from them; however, some will only end up with huge debt they might not be able to pay off. As soon as students…

November 6, 2013

New semester inspires students to perform better

By Laura Parral As the new semester begins, many students promise themselves to get good grades on their classes. At first, we feel like we will do anything it takes to pass a class, as the workload is light at the beginning of every semester. However, after a few weeks into the class, many students fall short on their promises. We must be fully focused on our classes and give…

September 12, 2013