Goucher Eats: Pumpkin proliferations and fall folly

Kathryn Walker
Co-features Editor

Lately I’ve been filling out a lot of personality quizzes that may or may not hold the secret to my future – “You will find great success,” “Futures are worth hunting,” and “Lucky number 20” are a brief sampling. Based on the various results, I decided to try to figure out ways to help me focus more on doing school work rather than puttering about the interweb trying to decipher vague, astrology-esque predictions.  I’ve tried just about every trick in the book to help me focus – there’s an exercise ball stashed under my dining room table that I use as a chair. I’ve stacked my textbooks on top of each other and perch my laptop studiously on top of them to give off an ultra-academic air rather than reveal that I’m just perusing the dress section on Anthropologie’s website.  I’ve even started remembering to take my vitamins.  But despite all these valiant efforts, I still find myself contemplating clouds rather than homework.
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Julia Rogers Classrooms to Improve Academics

Maring Eberlein
Staff Writer

With an ever-expanding campus that has outgrown its various academic homes, class space can be difficult to come by. Whether the course requires a certain space with computers or studios or labs or a standard room, limited space has caused some interesting, if not inconvenient, class times.

“There are moments during the day – and evening – when much of the classroom space is utilized because a lot of faculty want ideal hours to teach,” said John Turner, Professor in the Communications department.

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