Month: September 2014

Opinion: Tips for finding that first job

Job searching. The daunting task that all of us soon-to-be-grads are constantly stressed about. I’ve done my fair share of scouring online classifieds for jobs in cities across the southeast. My recently panicked state has led me to read several articles that give advice for being more successful when it comes to searching for jobs. If anyone else out there is struggling to find a job, take a deep breathe, and read some of the helpful tips that I’ve learned from professionals.

HoLa Festival showcases display of Hispanic culture

On Saturday, Sept. 27 Market Square was alive with the sounds of salsa. The 15th annual HoLa Festival kicked off with music and dancing as the Orquesta de Jamie Bonilla played a mix of Hispanic music and the crowd learned to dance with Music City Salsa. For HoLa Festival’s first two-day event, vendors lined the square selling traditional foods, bracelets, clothing and art.