Nerd Factor: Splat Prevention System

Dr Mike Robinson ~ UL Communication Studies Professor

The futuristic world of Star Trek is an imaginary universe full of all sorts of fantastic technologies. For decades, viewers have for example, thrilled to the imagery of various spaceships named Enterprise as they raced off at imagination defying warp speeds.  Phasers, transporters, replicators, and cloaking devices are now curiously familiar fictional inventions that do not exist yet still drive tales of creative exploration and spectacular adventure.

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UL in History: The Senior Sneak

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Illustration by Nicole Freewalt 

 

Dr Clifton W. Potter Jr. ~ UL History Professor

Winter passed its half-way point on Monday, Feb. 4, and the milder temperatures this week have me thinking of spring. While enjoying a bit of warm sunshine, I suddenly remembered a campus tradition that passed into history decades ago—The Senior Sneak.  Many of the women who last participated in this activity are grandmothers now!

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The Buzz: College Life: Romantic Relationships Are Never Easy

Katherine Daniel ~ Editor-in-Chief

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Illustration by Nicole Freewalt

Relationships are never easy. You have situations where you want to cry, smile, or be angry. There are times where you want to have time away from your significant other and other times, you want them to hold you close. There are always many ups and downs to a relationship, but if you love each other, you end up making things workout in the end. I’ve been in a relationship with my man for five years now, and it has truly been a journey of plenty of laughing, crying, endless memories, and tons of love. But even in our relationship, things have never been easy. We have taken one break when we have been together, but not long after being apart, we came back together, and it seems like nothing ever happened. Since being in a long-term relationship, I have learned many key things to a successful relationship.

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