Posts Tagged ‘Student Life’


Monday, September 10th, 2018

If you are interested in joining an intramural sport this fall, there are a variety of different sports you can choose from. However, the deadline is fast approaching. The deadline is set for this Friday, September 14th so if you think you want to sign up for a sport, it is in your best interest to do so as soon as possible. Some of the sports offered for this fall include flag football, basketball, volleyball, badminton, and knockerball. The seasons for each sport run from September 16th until October 26th and are a great way to hang out with your friends and make new ones, as well, in a competitive, but fun environment. Here is the link to sign up if you are interested: And if you don’t have enough people to form a team of your own, you can still sign up and join another!

Super Big Block Party

Tuesday, September 4th, 2018

This coming Saturday in Duluth is the fourth annual Super Big Block Party. This event includes a great lineup of local artists and bands, food trucks, beverage tents, and a lot more. The headlining band is Hippo Campus, which is one of my favorite bands right now. I have seen them multiple times and they always put on a great show. The event runs from 1:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. and if you are over 21, there is also an after party with more live music that you can attend. General admission tickets are just $25 for the day or $35 if you get them the day of the event. I am really looking forward to this event and I hope to see some of you there. You can learn more about the event at

Renting Textbooks

Tuesday, September 4th, 2018

If you have not yet ordered your textbooks and are trying to find the cheapest option, I would highly suggest renting them on Amazon. I have been doing this for three years and I was able to rent all of my books this semester for under $100. They allow you to keep the books all semester and then return them when you are done. You can just go to a UPS store (there is one by Erbert’s and Gerbert’s) and send them back with free shipping guaranteed. Sometimes if a book is needed for your major and you think you will use it after college or need to refer to it in a later class, buying can be a better option, but for your generals, I would definitely look into just renting your books to save some money!

The Hectic Final Packing

Monday, August 27th, 2018

As Summer winds down and the stress of packing winds up here a few tips to keep calm in the middle of it all.


Work Study

Monday, May 28th, 2018

If you are eligible for work study, I would highly recommend looking into an on campus job. There are a lot of opportunities for students to earn some extra cash at a job that respects your busy schedule as a student. I have been doing work study for one semester now as a student web developer in the college’s IT department and it has been an awesome experience. I worked 10 hours a week last semester and will work 15 hours a week next year. As a college student, you can plan out your class schedule to fit your needs and you can typically make your work schedule the same way. For example, next year I will have three classes on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, and then I will work on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Work study jobs allow you to still be a student first, but you get to make some extra money for school too! Here is a link with more information about on campus jobs: