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See You Later Folks!

Written and Media by Paige Lunde. Hello, all! As most of you know, Greenville College's 2017 spring semester is coming to an end very soon. We know, we know; it's very sad. There's going to be a lot of tears from you all and too much pizza (I take that back, there is never too much pizza. In fact, I'm going to go order some now). But not to fear! We are coming back very soon, in fact, in August! *cue cheeri ...

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Interested in Creating Computer Graphics?

Written and media by Momoka Murata. Are you interested in drawing? How about drawing on your computer? Have you ever experienced drawing with your mouse and created a messy graphic? This article will introduce computer graphic tools, commonly referred to as “pen tablets” and “screen pen tablets”. It will also examine the difference between the two products and show the pros and cons of each. A good tablet c ...

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Summer Plans

Written by Paige Lunde. Media by Momoka Murata. Guys, summer is coming. And whether or not you have plans already in place or you are just going to wing it, it will be here before you know it. Most of you will be packing up and going on an adventure as soon as you finish your last exam. Hey, I don't blame you at all. However, there are some of you who have no idea what you are doing for the summer yet and a ...

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Meatless Monday: An Environmentally Friendly Diet

Written and media by Momoka Murata. Have you ever heard of Meatless Monday? Since several U.S. municipalities adopted the idea, it has become a public movement. However, I don't think it is as well known as it could be. Meatless Monday is the non-profit program launched in 2009, suggested by the British musician James Paul McCartney. It became a worldwide act to encourage people not to eat meat at least onc ...

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Looking Back: Tips for DM Majors

Written and Media by Kelsey Neier. It seems like just yesterday I was a little freshman in Intro to Digital Media with some of my best friends. Four years flew by, and here I am, senior year, giving my portfolio presentation. My parents weren't joking around when they said that those four years would go by FAST. (skip to around 9:12 in my video) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mEBuPo16R64 I came to Greenvil ...

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It’s Not Snake Oil!

Written and Media by Momoka Murata. Snake oil means something fake or phony.  But we actually do get something of value from snakes: particularly poisonous ones.  You see, while snakes can kill, they can also be helpful for healing. What about them is helpful? Their poison. Have you ever heard of Aggrastat?  It is a drug that prevents the clumping together of blood platelets.  How about Intergrillin?  It is ...

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Get to Know Your Residence Life

Written by Ivy Lyons. Media by Paige Lunde. As an RC this year, I hope to present the college with an opportunity to get to know Residence Life a little bit better. Even though it has been less than a year, getting to speak to our great Residence Life staff has given me a list of things that I didn’t know about at Greenville College -and that I definitely should have known.   Residence Life is more tha ...

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Beauty Means…

Written and Media by Paige Lunde. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder."    "Beauty is in the eye of the beholder," is a phrase that Margaret Wolfe Hungerford once said. Webster dictionary defines beauty as "the quality or aggregate of qualities in a person or thing that gives pleasure to the senses or pleasurably exalts the mind or spirit."  Nowadays, beauty means a lot of different things. There is inner ...

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Japanese Sweet Bread & Recipe!

Written and Media by Momoka Murata. What is your favorite breakfast? Toast? Cereal? Oatmeal? In Japanese culture, traditional breakfast used to consist of rice, fish, and miso soup. However, after westernization, bread became more common. The origin of bread in Japan arrived along with guns on a Portuguese ship. Six years later, Christian missionaries started to make their own bread. However, it was not tha ...

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The Importance of Napping

Written and Media by Paige Lunde. Is napping healthy? Is it important to take a nap at least every other day? To college students, napping is very important. Like kids, our lives revolve around when we can nap and eat next. So the big question is: is napping healthy for us?   A study shows that at least 85 percent of the world takes naps on a daily basis, including all types of mammals. Luckily for us, ...

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