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I graduated from college. Now what?

After spending, what felt like, endless nights reading chapters, working problems, writing papers, and studying for exams, you have finally earned your degree! You now have the chance to steer your life in the direction of your choosing. Everyone’s path after college is different. Your friends may be setting up job interviews or...

The Taste of Home

Since 1967, Feltner's Whatta-Burger, located across the street from the main entrance of campus, has been feeding Arkansas Tech students and the Russellville community. Recently, the restaurant has been awarded a spot in the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame. It is more than the mouth-watering burgers, fries and milkshakes that earned them this coveted award.

Combating Covid With Compassion

In January, I got the news that no one living through this pandemic wants to receive. I had tested positive for Covid-19. Despite the fact that I am relatively young, healthy and have no preexisting health conditions, it was still scary. I was still unable to stop the tears from coming once I hung up the phone...

The Legacy of Miss Arkansas Tech

Beverly Travis | 1956Pat Parker | 1979Marci Lewallen | 1986 The Miss Arkansas Tech University pageant has been a long-standing tradition at ATU since 1956. As part of the single largest scholarship provider for women in the world, The Miss America Organization, the Miss Tech pageant has provided tens of thousands of dollars in...

It is okay to change your mind

I am here to say that it is okay to not know what your future holds. I am the poster child for taking the long route to decided what to do with my life. I have changed my major 5 times and have considered changing even more. I think I have finally decided on a major, however,...

Dining with a discount

It's no secret that college students often don't have an abundance of cash which is why we love free stuff and we love discounts! One of the perks of being an Arkansas Tech University student is the discounts offered by some of the local businesses in Russellville. Check out some of my favorite and frequently visited stops:

Staccato Synergy

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic of 2020 has affected every student differently. Universally, time management efforts have stepped up and new interpretations of language have formed due to masked communication. One particular discipline permeated my thoughts once the effects of the pandemic hit Arkansas: music. As a former musician, this naturally came to mind. However, it doesn't take a...

In a University Far, Far Away

Attending college in a different state can be daunting. If you are an out of state student, luckily, you're not alone! In the fall of 2020, ATU recorded hosting over 650 out-of-state students. I come from the small town of Kansas, Oklahoma. Coming from a town with a population of a whopping 852 people, you could say...

5 ATU Resources You Need to Know About

As someone who obtained a bachelor's degree and is now pursuing a master's degree at ATU, I have been exposed to and utilized many of the resources available to aid in student success and involvement on campus. I have compiled a list of what I believe to be five resources vital to student success. So whether you...

Making Friends in College

Making friends in college can seem difficult and intimidating and it can feel isolating. The reality, though, is that everyone is actually feeling the same way and everyone wants to make friends! If you are looking to make friends but aren't sure how to go about it, keep reading! This advice is for you.