‘Becky Hilker’

  • Laundry and finances versus trigonometry

    Nov 12, 14 • 987 Views • Becky HilkerNo Comments

    by They say college is the most stressful time in a person’s life and I am starting to believe that. I found a couple gray hairs the other day. College is a very stressful time for anyone, no matter what major you are in and how well together you think your...

  • Advising day is more than just a day off

    Nov 5, 14 • 938 Views • Becky HilkerNo Comments

    by It’s that time of year again when students get a wonderful and well deserved break in the middle of the week – it’s advising time. Not only is this a time for us to sleep in, it is a time for us to think about where we are in our programs and to...

  • Canada handles terrorist attacks with courage

    Oct 29, 14 • 793 Views • Becky HilkerNo Comments

    by After hearing the news Oct. 22 about a soldier in my home country being shot point-blank in the chest, I immediately wanted nothing more than to be home with my family. A terrorist walked up to Cpl. Nathan Cirillo and shot him right in the chest, then...

  • Uneducated Ebola students cause for concern

    Oct 22, 14 • 1104 Views • Becky HilkerNo Comments

    by The Ebola virus disease, EVD, epidemic has been the topic on almost every media outlet and the conversation within the health care community. But for such a prominent news topic and health care concern, I feel the world is still highly uneducated about the...

  • Weather causes high chance of confusion

    Oct 8, 14 • 769 Views • Becky HilkerNo Comments

    by This weather has been crazy. I know we live in Erie, Pa., but come on; this is getting a little out of hand. I look at the weather network when I wake up in the morning to try and figure out if I need a jacket or if I should wear shorts, but there [&hellip...

  • New adoption changes views on reptiles

    Oct 1, 14 • 965 Views • Becky HilkerNo Comments

    by Was never really a huge fan of reptiles and they are something I never considered as pets. But now that I am an owner of a couple reptiles, my feelings have completely changed. However, it first wasn’t by choice that I became a proud reptilian owner. My...

  • ‘Yik Yak’ app makes me want to Yak

    Sep 24, 14 • 1154 Views • Becky HilkerNo Comments

    by I don’t know if you have heard, but there is this new app called “Yik Yak,” meant for anonymous “tweeting.” Personally, I do not have it, and I am really glad that I do not. This social media outlet meant to invoke laughter has caused nothing but...

  • Editor reflects on timeless Disney movie

    Sep 17, 14 • 803 Views • Becky HilkerNo Comments

    by  As any typical college female student, I have an addiction to a wonderful thing called Netflix. It has a variety of movies and TV shows – you have probably heard of it. The other night I was scrolling through a bunch of movies trying to find the right...

  • Will school pay itself off after graduation?

    Sep 10, 14 • 982 Views • Becky HilkerNo Comments

    by Have you ever thought that maybe paying for an education won’t pay itself off in the future? I do every time I go to pay for my semester’s tuition. Looking at the amount of money I owe in loans makes me want to cry. Especially when I don’t even know...