When the bookstore opened on Wednesday, thousands of students shuffled in and out, selling back old books and purchasing new ones for the semester to come. Most had bulging, heavy bags that swung awkwardly as they quickly scampered out into the cold of the Student Union parking lot.
Cowardly columnist should respect troops fighting war Sam Dunham's opinion piece calling our soldiers "little more than mercenaries" says more about who he is than anything about our troops serving in harm's way ("Selfless heroes are often little more than mercenaries," Jan.
Sunday, June 19, was the 101st anniversary of Father’s Day. Like many Americans, I gave my father a call as a sign of appreciation and to respect the tradition. Daniel McDonald In contrast to Mother’s Day, Father’s Day tends to be low key. The contributions of a mother to her children are clearly visible, while a father’s role is often in the background.
Just following a breakup, we sometimes find ourselves moving onto the next special someone quicker than what may feel right. This can cause us to question where our feelings lie. In some cases, moving on quickly can be beneficial, but at other times, it can be quite dangerous to not only the new special someone but to our emotions as well.
Newspapers are becoming a thing of the past. They're going out of business and being swallowed up by the Internet. The news is now easier to retrieve digitally than it is to print. Yet papers are still bought and sold. Not just by consumers, but by large corporate conglomerates.
The Alaska Wild played its first game last week. By the time they play their second game April 21, they will have their third coach in team history. Not exactly a sign of stability. Coach Keith Evans was hired in late January to be the coach of the Alaska Wild after it replaced Haywood Hill, who the team originally desired to be the head coach but never got around to actually hiring.
In 1992, George H. W. Bush proclaimed, “there is a religious war going on in our country for the soul of America.” Indeed, beginning in the early 90’s, “public morality” – the ethical code that would define America – became the leitmotif of American political discourse. Abortion, LGBT rights, publically funded art, and religious schools became hot issues. Battle lines were drawn, allegiances were pledged, and the culture war had begun.
Cars turn into predators and pedestrians into prey Be prepared to put a shark fin on the top of your car while playing the theme of "Jaws" with the windows down. You will be one of many circling rows of parked cars lying in wait for that one student with keys in hand heading for his or her car.
CBS' new series "Love Monkey" is "Sex in the City" with a few mutations and one X chromosome traded in for a Y. The...
If you are looking for a presidential campaign laden with social issues and tough talk on terrorism talk, look again. The 2012 election will be based on the economy, if we’re lucky. In recent years, presidential campaigns have focused on a variety of issues, regardless of the President’s actual power over them while in office.
Students live busy lives, and there's no way around it. Students have to manage their lives around work, class and family schedules to make sure that they get all of their work done. For many who utilize the library, having broad, accessible times is a necessity in order to get their work done.