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Where is the Swole Factory?

By: Rylee Bellmon, Skylar Dowdy, Traviah Matthews, Shaje Moore, Stephanie Smith, Megg Taylor and Jasmine Wood The more comfortable you feel at a gym the more likely you will be motivated to go. When using your free pass that most gyms offer, go during your ideal time when you will be working out i.e. at […]

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Don’t Worry-Be Happy!

By:  Karli  Willson,  Cara  Daniels,  Caitlin  Pellegrino, Chandler Rhodes, Malorie Kalens, Lillian Sherrill Keywords: Anxiety, worry, exercise, improvements, activity Anxiety-What is it Really? Anxiety is an emotion that can be characterized by psychological stress and worry. Anxiety activates the sympathetic nervous system, also known as the fight-or-flight response, and floods  the   blood  with  the  hormone,   […]

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Central Is Where The Heart Is

It’s a tale as old as time – older than Old North even. We’re talking about love, people. With a history dating back to 1890, Central is no stranger to love, but what does modern-day love look like on our campus? In an effort to discover the different stages of love at UCO, we got […]

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Lack the Fab to Bougie Swag

Created by: Malorie Kalens and Lillian Sherrill Why Do Women Buy Active Wear? Turn on the television or log on to social media, and you will see any number of companies promoting their fitness brand. One of the current leading brands in sportswear for women is Lululemon©. Some would say these companies are a “cult” […]

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Generational Differences in the Workplace

Complaining about younger generations has been popular for thousands of years. In the fifth century BC, Socrates famously griped about children loving luxury, having bad manners and showing contempt for authority. Generational friction often shows up in the workplace, and many people are aware of the stereotypes: Baby Boomers complain about millennials’ lack of professionalism. […]

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Silent Library

To the students of UCO, finals week is officially upon us! Since you’re reading this, I am just going to assume that means you aren’t studying (surprise, surprise). Why is it that when finals week comes around, and we should be studying, it’s always the last thing we want to do? Maybe it’s because our […]

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9 Ways to Increase Employee Productivity

  Disengaged employees are unproductive employees. From entry-level positions to top executives, a lack of connection to the organization and its mission can mean a loss of profits. In fact, a recent study from McClean and Co. estimates a disengaged employee costs an organization roughly $3,400 for every $10,000 in salary. A Gallup study found […]

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Week 15 Lessons in Leadership – Commissioner Karen Keith

One of the topics that Commissioner Keith discussed was the multiple jobs she performed over the course of her career and the work ethic that this instilled in her. What are your thoughts on developing a strong work ethic, how do/did you develop yours, and how do we encourage others to understand a committed work […]

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Week 14- Lessons in Leadership- Michael Carolina

Michael Carolina discussed advancing technologies and the importance of leaders to embrace these developments. What did you find the most intriguing part of his discussion and what steps can you take as a leader to embrace technological advances in your career and leadership roles?

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Meal or No Meal?

Adjusting to life in college can be difficult. Often times, college students have to learn to do their own laundry, clean, shop for groceries, go to bed at a decent hour and cook for themselves. Not to mention, there’s class, friends, work, social obligations and more, which means no time to cook elaborate or healthy […]

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