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Love and loss can both teach us lessons

Abigail Carlin, Columnist

April 19, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

In her book, “Written on the Body” (1992), Jeanette Winterson writes, “why is the measure of Love loss?”  I read this text when I was 18 yearsold as a recommendation from a professor. Not a day has passed since I read that sentence, over and over again, on the steps of Doudna that I have n...

Think before you post on social media

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor

April 19, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions, Uncategorized

Social media is a plague that poisons everyone and brainwashes them to think that their opinions are the most important ones out there. People are just so eager to put their thoughts out there without question or doubt, because they know they won’t feel “attacked” thanks to that nifty computer...

The top 7 ways corporations hurt the country

Colin Roberts, Columnist

April 18, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions, Uncategorized

I don’t really have anything to say this week, so here’s a fun primer on America’s abusive relationship with corporations in the form of a listicle.  1. The time half the country decided the actor Ronald Reagan would make a good president  Yeah yeah, I know we’ve got some Reagan lovers o...

Thoughts on music, memory and wine

Abbey Whittington, Columnist

April 16, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

As I sat on my “art stool” working on a project during my senior year of high school, my art teacher, Kate Bretzlaff, broke the classroom’s silence with a carefully selected playlist. Before she revealed her personalized setlist, she said something to the class that stuck with me: “You should...

Time flies, so appreciate it and grow

Andrew Paisley, Columnist

April 16, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

How is it possible? We literally have just a matter of a few weeks left before the semester is over. It really seems like just yesterday I was pulling up to Stevenson Hall, nervous about starting out my junior year of college at a university, away from home in a place where I literally knew no one. I...

Embrace your ‘awkward’ stage

Carole Hodorowicz, Columnist

April 16, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

I never thought I would find myself saying—or writing—this, but I have a few people I want to thank: First, I would like to thank my mother for dictating my style in the early 2000's by dressing me in my brother’s hand-me-downs and giving the woman who used to cut my hair the greenlight to give me a...

Save money now, or you may pay for it later

Liz Stephens, Columnist

April 16, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

During my senior year of high school, my teachers drilled information from Dave Ramsey’s financial courses into our heads the best that they could. My friends and I all hated this consumer sciences class, because we thought Dave Ramsey was silly and didn’t really realize the actual importance of savin...

Be open to learning many skills

Angelica Cataldo, Columnist

April 12, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Jack of all trades, but a master of none; still better than a master of one. The term “jack of all trades” was first referenced in 1592 by author Robert Greene’s famous booklet “Greene’s Groats-Worth of Wit” when he negatively referred to actor and playwright William Shakespeare to criti...

Sean Says: New dog becomes even closer to family members

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

April 12, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

A dog is a man’s best friend. I have said it before, and my puppy Kona is making that ring true to the moon and back. As a dog owner, all you can ask is for the dog to be loyal, and the rest is just added bonus. And as a man, there are few things better than sitting on the couch with your best bud...

Take progress one step at a time

Abbey Whittington, Columnist

April 12, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

As the semester gets more stressful, I can see the look of sleep deprivation and worry across many faces, including my own. The words coming from myself and peers show self-doubt; you can almost see bruises on our skin that reflect how much we beat ourselves up about our work or general lives. Other t...

Remain kind regardless of challenges

Toluwalase Solomon, Columnist

April 9, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

There is no charm like tenderness of the heart. Charm here may mean and represent two different phenomena or ideas. First, it may refer to that charming nature that is so powerful to attract people because of their unique, kind hearts. Second, from the perspective of Yorùbá cultural interpretati...

Life decisions can be important, don’t rush them

Andrew Paisley, Campus Reporter

April 9, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Lately, I have been reflecting on my life and all the what-if’s. There are so many different routes that I could have taken in life, but I have to say the route I am on right now is the best choice. When I was 18 years old, I met a guy six years older than me. Here I was, this young, naive and imm...

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