Super Patriotism XVLII

Kristina Chura

February 7, 2013

Filed under Opinions/Editorials, Sports

What’s more patriotic than the 4th of July? The Super Bowl. Each year, Americans across the nation gather to eat chicken wings and celebrate the single sporting event that’s more important than the Olympics. This year the...

Think about the polar bears

Kristina Chura

December 11, 2012

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

Let’s talk about something that everyone loves to talk about; the weather. No but seriously, am I the only one who’s noticed that it has been unseasonably warm lately? The changing weather patterns are imminent, and although s...

Loyalty over happiness

Moira Jorgensen

December 11, 2012

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

I always have high hopes for my teams when I watch sporting events. I assume that despite their record or how many injuries the players manage to get, the team will miraculously pull together once I start watching. This was ...

Kindness isn’t just for the holidays

Kristina Chura

December 3, 2012

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

Like the honeymoon phase after the NAMES program which ends after about a month or so, it seems as if kindness and charity ends after the holidays when February rears its ugly head. First off, why do families need an excuse to...

The many levels of cheating

Moira Jorgensen

December 3, 2012

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

The one thing I’ve learned about the Petraeus affair (the scandal which initially involved the head of the CIA having an affair with his biographer, but then spiraled into some sort of love hexagon where a lot of people sleeping...

Rethinking the elective system

Staff Editorial

December 3, 2012

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

Each year, students flock to the culinary arts, so much so that many students don't get in to these classes. This has prompted the administration to add another culinary arts class. Our gripe isn't with people's interest in cooking;...

Don’t overlook the importance of Thanksgiving

Staff Editorial

November 15, 2012

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

Hey everyone, there’s only forty days until Christmas! Don’t look now but Hanukkah is here in 23 days! And for those of you who really like a good time, Kwanzaa is just 41 days away! So many awesome holidays are so soon! Our...

How to survive Thanksgiving

Moira Jorgensen

November 15, 2012

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

Fall is widely known as the season with the best holidays: Halloween, Labor Day, and Elephant Appreciation Day, to name a few. Sadly, as autumn comes to a close, so does the season of chill, no pressure holidays, only to be taken...

Does your vote count?

Kristina Chura

November 15, 2012

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

Now that voting day is over, I can safely bring up an issue that has been irking me since this entire election began. Respecting a person’s decision not to vote is just as important as respecting a person’s decision for whom...