Positive change

Positive change

If we want change, the calendar doesn’t have to be the only option t number of people have expressed disapproval over the last few weeks in response to my series […]


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  • From 1-3-3-1 to 4-3-1: A new academic calendar proposal

    From 1-3-3-1 to 4-3-1: A new academic calendar proposal

    On Friday, the Faculty Executive Committee voted to do away with the controversial 1-3-3-1 academic calendar change. The partying was cut short, however, by an email sent out to campus […]

  • 1-3-3-1: No respect

    1-3-3-1: No respect

    For those that may not have been at the open forum last Wednesday to discuss the controversial change to the academic calendar, I figured it would be helpful to have […]

  • Not all change is good

    Not all change is good

    I have kept from hijacking this opinions section with my own ideas for an entire academic year, but I can’t be quiet anymore. I am scared. More than that, I […]

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    What the pundits don’t see

    Recently, Yahoo’s new CEO Marissa Mayer issued a company memo banning employees from working from home, immediately calling up indictments from commentators all across business and journalism. Those pundits, however, […]

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    A very Valentine’s Day

    By the time this article is published, Valentine’s Day will have come and gone. But we Cobbers do enjoy our reflection, so why not reflect on a holiday that so […]

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    ‘Haters gonna hate’ : Embrace opposition and mold it into discussion

    As a general note on the purpose of the opinions section of any publication, a necessary and unavoidable understanding that both writers and readers must come to is that simple […]

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    The bedroom debate continues

    In her response to my previous article in support of changes to intervisitation, Ms. Bowman suggests that she agrees on the conclusion—that amendments should be made—but not the reasoning leading […]

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    Embracing true interfaith

    In a quiet classroom tucked in the halls of Bishop Whipple, a new student organization has been meeting: a secular club. Despite the administration’s failure to bestow official recognition on […]

  • Guest post: Cobbers care about voting

    Guest Post: Cobbers care about voting The current generation of college students has often been criticized for their lack of political involvement. However, a recent survey conducted at Concordia College […]