Student Services promotes PLATO

By: Logan Pierce, editor-in-chief Students in need of academic assistance have various services available to them on campus. Some are less well known than others. While virtually all computer labs on campus offer the same programs and features, only two of those computers have a unique study package known as PLATO Learning. PLATO is available […]

Obama addresses trade enforcement, energy and education

The State of the Union is an annual address given by the President to Congress. It is an opportunity for the President to outline his agenda for the year, as well as give the condition of the country. The address is required of the President based upon Article II, Section 3 in the United States […]

Leadership Spotlight: Student Ambassadors

Chelsea Ratterman, Assistant Editor The Student Ambassadors serve as one of the many faces of Rose State College. As one of the six leadership scholarships offered on campus, the opportunities these scholarships provide are worth the effort. The Ambassador scholarship is open to all students, who, then must complete the requirements, such as club activity […]

Underworld: Awakening the review

Chelsea Ratterman, Assistant Editor The release of “Underworld: Awakening” proves that the vampire obsession is still in high gear. The fourth film in a series with a well-established mythology and fan base, the Underworld saga follows Death Dealer Selene in a world where vampires and lycans (werewolves) are continuously at war. “Underworld: Awakening” picks up […]

End of the world

By: Chelsea Ratterman, assistant editor Happy Last Year, everyone! If theories according to the Mayan Long Count calendar hold true, 2012 may be our last year on earth. This concept was the basis for a 2009 Roland Emmerich disaster film; the timely titled “2012.” However, this is not the first time the world’s end has […]

Career services helps student plan for the future

Dennis Gosnell, Assignment Editor Within the Professional Training and Education Center or Training Resources Center (TRC) students can find help in discovering which jobs apply to their chosen degree plan. “Career Services is here to help guide and provide resources for students to narrow down career choices for their chosen degree field” Connie Myrick, Coordinator, Career […]

Apple Reinvents Education with iBooks 2 for iPad

Katie Johnston, Feature Editor On January 19, Apple announced a new service, which aims to relieve back strain and budget strain for students, iBooks 2 for iPad. Apple plans to revolutionize learning with new, highly interactive digital iTextbooks. Apple has teamed with three textbook companies, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, McGraw-Hill and Pearson, to offer educational titles […]

Beautifying the campus

Dr. Terry Britton, president of Rose State College, addresses faculty and staff with his plans for the new year. Emphasis was placed on the beautification of the campus. Photo by: Tracie Bullen

By: Logan Pierce, editor-in-chief On Jan. 19, Dr. Terry Britton, president of Rose State College, gave a convocation address to faculty and staff in the Special Training and Education Center. His remarks began by welcoming everyone to a new year and a new semester. It was so well attended that only standing room was available […]

New well creates flow of ideas

new water well

By: Logan Pierce, editor-in-chief A grant provided by Northrop Grumman Corp. allowed Rose State College to dig a well on campus during the winter break. The purpose of the well is to help educate environmental science students on issues regarding water resources. The well is roughly 35 feet deep, with underground water deposits. Unlike surface […]

Online answers to campus questions

Dennis Gosnell, Assignment Editor Rose State’s website has many tools to give their students the chance to succeed and fulfill their educational dreams. RSC combines the digital with the physical to give students an edge in learning The LRC (Learning Resources Center) database utilizes a multitude of different search engines to help individualize a student’s search. […]