Taking Charge of Your Electronic College Resources

by Brett Schultz

How to customize Canvas and receive notifications, sign up for E2Campus, and add your Ravens Email to your phone’s e-mail app.

With mid-terms just passed, students may have come to realize that their success in school likely requires them to interact efficiently online with their classes. Computer technology makes interacting convenient, but often the customization options that expedite work are hidden or difficult to understand.

This handy guide will help you get the most out of your electronic resources for college, whether you’re a new student or if Orientation seems like so many credits ago.

A Tangled and Melodious Web

by Edward Boice

Since the turn of the century, the Internet has threatened to destabilize the music industry and take away artists’ revenues.

For once, Taylor Swift actually has something legitimate to complain about. And no, it is not about one of her boyfriends.

Music streaming services have been a controversial topic since their inception, launching a battle between artists, record labels, and the services themselves. Swift and other music creators believe that because these services offer their music for free with few restrictions, they are losing money. Now, Swift might not be the best person to push this issue; she’s rolling in dough. However, her point is valid for smaller name bands and those beginning to emerge into the industry. If people can listen to music for free, even if royalties are being paid out, they will not be buying albums or downloads and ultimately artists lose money.

Dress to Impress

by Jasmine Lattimer

RACC’s Professional Clothing Sale provides the look to go with the resume.

Even with the random dumping of snow, and one last minute blast of frigid weather, spring is right around the corner. With spring comes sunshine, warm days, long walks, and more job openings. Many RACC students want to find the right job, but there’s a problem: employers look for sharply dressed applicants, but professional clothing is expensive. So RACC is offering a solution for students seeking sartorial assistance without breaking the bank.

A Golden Opportunity

by Zac Godwin

The HECBC Undergraduate Research and Creativity Conference gives students the chance to get outside the classroom and enter the professional world.

Think about something you created for a school assignment, something you slaved over for weeks, something you were really proud of. After the grade was given and the semester ended, where did your handiwork end up?

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Irish Heritage Month with Barleyjuice

by Edward Boice / Photo taken from Barleyjuice’s website.

For the month of March, RACC is featuring some traditional Irish folk music.

Let’s face it. For many, anything with an Irish theme is often just an excuse to drink. But there’s more to Irish heritage and culture than Jameson’s and Guinness. Instead of spending your time drinking, avoid the hangover and come attend the musical performance of Barleyjuice in the Ravens Lounge. You might learn a thing or two about authentic Irish culture.

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Finding a Voice

by Zac Godwin

Jose Manuel Galarza finds a place in college through the spoken word.

Starting college can be a daunting experience. Meeting new people and balancing one’s workload with other obligations are difficult for any student. For students fresh out of high school especially, the challenges of college can seem insurmountable. But students can face these new challenges and succeed in this intimidating environment.