Student Life

How To: Write a Cover Letter

Kris Vetter | Managing Editor | 03/30/2011 Whether you're applying for a summer stint, a once-in-a-life-time internship, or your first job in the real world, cover letters are a must. A cover letter is the first (and sometimes only) impression you have on a potential employer. A good cover letter piques interest and gives memorable specifics in addition to highlighting your qualifications. Before you write the body of your letter,

Students and Faculty Protest Recalibration

Kris Vetter | Managing Editor | 01/26/2011 Despite the flood of so-called information from President Richard Hanson's forums and website and blog, and most likely Twitter, BSU students and faculty are not buying his “recalibration” plan. In fact, several different forms of protest have been enacted, including information circulation, poetic anti-recalibration letters, signs, T-shirt ideas and only half-joking plans for student walk-outs. The first of these forms of protest, information