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That Moment When You Accidentally Start Your Own Business

It had happened to me just before a meeting at work. I was grabbing a chair in the office when one of the people I was about to speak with casually mentioned something about starting my own business.

“So, I hear you’re starting your own consulting business now?”

I chuckled a bit and jokingly responded, “Yeah, it sort of happened by accident.”

Granted, I am very aware that no one accidentally starts his or her own business. But somewhere along the line in your life there comes a moment when you begin to gradually convince yourself that you need to become your own boss, and in another moment down the line you wonder just how you managed to get to where you are. (more…)

The Real Trouble With Parking On Campus

As of 2013, there were a total of 8,640 student parking spaces on campus…Enrollment for the fall 2013 semester was 38,325,” according to information gathered by The Daily Titan. After looking at the numbers one sees that there clearly is an issue.

The campus is aware that The Daily Titan has covered the topic of the student success fee and many of the students’ concern for the raise in tuition. However, were not aware until recently that this success fee doesn’t seem to ease the concerns of some of the other larger issues on campus such as parking. (more…)

What I Learned From Bill Nye

Flash back to the 1990’s. Everyone’s wearing neon, crop tops and overalls and listening to the Spice Girls, Nirvana and Lauryn Hill. And from 1993 to 1998 every kid I have ever run into who lived during the 90’s remembered watching “Bill Nye the Science Guy” and was entertained while learning about science and the world around them.

On, Thursday, March 20, the last day of Cal State Fullerton’s “Explorations in Citizen Science” symposium, presented by the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics’ Inter-Club Council, Bill NyeThe Science Guyspoke to the sold out event as the keynote speaker. The scientist, engineer, comedian, author, inventor and alumnus from Cornell University, who holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, spoke about his continued mission “to help foster a scientifically literate society, and to help people everywhere understand and appreciate the science that makes our world work.” (more…)