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Administration adopts chatbot to improve retention

Administration adopts chatbot to improve retention

Story by Maya Hodison, Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

Claudia and Caroline Recchi are Italian sisters who, while living in New York in 2018, invented a resourceful mechanism with college students in mind. Edsights uses “research-backed chats to engage and help students over text message,” according to the official Edsights website. In doing so, it collects...

Dear freshmen: Normalizing first semester worries and doubts

Dear freshmen: Normalizing first semester worries and doubts

Story by Rebekah Nelson, Multimedia Editor

November 4, 2019

The doubts and worries in the back of your head are valid, and the constant state of having no idea what you’re doing is totally normal. I am right there with you. Conversations about the adjustment period during freshman year, especially the first semester, are hard to come by. So here I am starti...