The Lion's Roar

Preparing for late-night study sessions

Nikolle Johannesen, a sophomore accounting major, studies in the Sims Memorial Library. For some students, finding a quiet place away from home and distractions can be key to an effective study session.

Zachary Araki, Assistant Editor

March 19, 2019

As students prepare for tests along with their other responsibilities, they may find themselves searching for time to study. Chloe Cooper, a sophomore kinesiology major, found cramming to be her most successful form of studying. “When I cram, I can definitely remember the information and regurgit...

Grading systems to guide success

Kamryn Chambers, a freshman communication sciences and disorders major, left, and Anthony Freeman, a senior business management major, right, study in the Sims Memorial Library. Depending on the class and grading structure, students may find themselves adapting their study habits to succeed.

Zachary Araki, Assistant Editor

March 12, 2019

With different classes and teachers, students may need to adapt to various grading formats and studying methods. Dr. Tara Lopez, associate professor of marketing, uses a 10-point grading scale weighted towards projects and assignments. She discussed how her classes emphasize projects over tests. “Juniors...

Impact of tardiness

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2018

As the semester goes on, the number of students missing class and being late for class increases. This impacts the teaching and learning environment by distracting both teachers and students. Dr. Lucy Kabza, a professor on mathematics, shared her experience with latecomers. “It’s different...