Category: Features

Fitness and health play important role in college students’ lives

By Kyle Stumo Logos Lite Student May 1, 2018 College students all have their own different opinions, but many see fitness and working out as something that is important and needed in life.  Being active is known to improve lives in many different ways. Not only does being active directly affect physical appearance, but it also helps out with self-perception and confidence. Being confident with what people do helps them make tougher and more interesting … Continue reading Fitness and health play important role in college students’ lives

Work Ethic Makes Difference

By Allyson Effle Logos Lite Student April 10, 2018 In today’s 21st century, the idea of work ethic has changed, not in definition, but in how it’s used. All around schools and jobs in America, people have lost the true idea of work ethic. Not many people like the idea of working to their potential and earning what they deserve. One major place where this happens is in schools. Many students try to get their … Continue reading Work Ethic Makes Difference

Technology Plays Important Role in Classroom

By Morgan Frank Introduction to Journalism Student April 10, 2018 Technology is known today as another way of learning. In nearly every classroom, there is some form of technology. It can be known as a way of learning, a way of communication and a way of distracting one’s self. But is technology always beneficial? When does technology enhance a classroom and when does it decline it? At what point is technology just a distraction? Classrooms … Continue reading Technology Plays Important Role in Classroom

Schupanitz More Than Just an Average Student

By Alyssa Thoreson Introduction to Journalism Student April 10, 2018 Sami Schupanitz is a hard working college student who believes it is vital to participate in as many sports or activities as possible in college.  Schupanitz participates in Dance Team, Cheer Team, Singers, Choir, Phi Theta Kappa, Logos Lite and CEO Club. Outside of school, she works part time as a barista for Starbucks, for the Mason City Parks & Recreation and operates her own … Continue reading Schupanitz More Than Just an Average Student

NIACC Nursing Students Practice Critical Care

By Miranda Wulff Logos Lite Student April 10, 2018 Have you ever wondered how nurses practice taking care of patients? It might not be what you expect. There have been new opportunities for NIACC nursing students and professionals in the past few years to practice taking care of patients in critical situations. In addition to taking care of actual patients, some nursing students as well as professionals in the field get the opportunity to practice … Continue reading NIACC Nursing Students Practice Critical Care

Minimize risk of influenza with healthy habits

By Miranda Wulff Logos Lite Student April 10, 2018 Have you or someone you know been hit by the flu this season? It seems like few people can escape the flu this year even if they have gotten their flu vaccine and have taken steps to reduce the likelihood of getting sick. Brooke Greenwood, a current NIACC student, had some wise words about minimizing the risk of coming down with the flu. “Some of my … Continue reading Minimize risk of influenza with healthy habits

North Iowa Humane Society offers opportunities for students

By Jenna O’Donnell Introduction to Journalism Student April 10, 2018 Her name is Teagan. She has been at the Humane Society of North Iowa for two years already. She was found in downtown Mason City, Iowa. She was a muddy as a house floor in the spring. She looked as defeated as a team player who had just lost the state title by one point. Finding a warm place inside was one of the happiest … Continue reading North Iowa Humane Society offers opportunities for students

Mastery Math offers options for students

By Miranda Wulff Logos Lite Student March 20, 2018 Are you a NIACC student who could benefit from brushing up on their math skills? For all NIACC students who could benefit from some math help, Mastery Math may be just what’s needed. Rodney Zehr, a Mastery Math and developmental math instructor at NIACC, has been teaching math for 27 years in Iowa. He has taught Mastery Math at NIACC for eight of those years. The program … Continue reading Mastery Math offers options for students

Broerman selling scarves to support sister’s trip

By Ally Effle Logos Lite Student March 20, 2018 Andrea Broerman, a NIACC freshman from Dumont, and her sister, Leah Prause, are selling scarves and hair ties to raise money for Prause’s upcoming class trip. Prause is a freshman at North Butler, and her Spanish class is going to Mexico. She is looking forward to going, but since their family has low-income, her chances were very low. Prause has been waitressing at a local restaurant, … Continue reading Broerman selling scarves to support sister’s trip

Phone addiction costs users personal connections

By Ally Effle Logos Lite Student February 13, 2018 Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter, Instagram and texting. These are only some examples of social media that are trapped in phones. Many people argue whether phone addiction is real and whether it’s because of social media. In order for the phone to be an addiction, it has to meet certain criteria. According to Larry Kollman, NIACC psychology instructor, “The addiction must be maladaptive, distressful, dysfunctional and dangerous.” Many … Continue reading Phone addiction costs users personal connections