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April 13, 2019

Most people who attend NAU are at least marginally aware of Old Main. Some people believe that it is just a stuffy old building with boring administrative offices. Others will tell you rumors about boiler-rooms in the basement or ghosts haunting the premises. However,...

April 11, 2019

The Fermi Paradox is a complex term for a simple question: why have no alien civilizations contacted humanity? The paradox states that there are millions of Earth-like planets in the Milky Way, and many are older than Earth. Assuming life exists in other places, some o...

April 8, 2019

Yep, there’s that word again: burnout. It’s been tossed around in conversations, sprinkled throughout social media, and casually mentioned across college campuses nationwide. It’s not uncommon to hear that yet another college student or faculty member is experiencing t...

April 6, 2019

If you’re an undergraduate or just a writer early in your career, you know the pain of trying to find the correct journal for your work. What will be a good fit? What kind of research do you need to do to even answer this question? What journal--among the hundreds and...

April 3, 2019

In 1974, a game emerged that would change the world: Dungeons & Dragons. Though originally an outgrowth of the even older wargame Chainmail, D&D took a new approach to tabletop games; the players acted as the heroes and adventurers of fantasy worlds, fighting monsters...

March 20, 2019

Graduation is right around the corner. If you’re just now realizing that you’ve forgotten to take pictures, don’t fear. Here’s a list of the ten best places to take your senior photos, all within an-hour-and-a-half drive from campus.

1) Humphrey’s Peak | Not for the Fai...

March 18, 2019

In 2017, Flagstaff had a population of over 70,000 people, and it has continued to grow. The majority of this population growth comes from the influx of students the city sees annually, and these new residents are typically expected to find housing on or near campus. U...

March 15, 2019

As a student at NAU, it is hard to not see how open and friendly the university is. My first week here, I became aware of the LGBTQ community that is active on campus. I saw posters that listed meeting dates hung up at bus stops in addition to students handing out tiny...

December 19, 2018

2018 has been quite the year, let me tell you. One major breakup, a string of ill-advised Tinder dates, and a run in with someone who was all wrong for me but I fought for tooth and nail anyway. It sounds like the plot to a bad rom-com where the female protagonist lear...

December 14, 2018

Almost exactly a year ago, I had a revelation while standing at a podium.  It wasn’t the time, the place, or the situation for any new thoughts: I was presenting an art history paper I’d written a year before at an Undergraduate Academic Conference. Everything was supp...

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