Graphic by Emilie Bowman.

Sliding into what?

Ah spring, when a young man’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of leaving this place. Most seniors will agree that it’s a difficult time of year to stay focused, even […]


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    SGA: What’s the point?

    Tuesday was the beginning of the latest cycle of student government campaigns. And this year, it seems that it’s my turn to ask, “What’s the point?” It’s not that the […]

  • Graphic by Emilie Bowman.

    Dr. Pat’s advice for: Finals meltdowns

    Hi, there. I’m (almost almost a) Dr. Pat, here to tell you today about the dangers of the dreaded Finals-Week-Associated Meltdown (FWAM). Not much is known about the cause of […]

  • Graphic by Emilie Bowman.

    Red dawn: Why the GOP is in need of a reboot

    In the wake of the recent elections, the Republican Party is facing an identity crisis. While no one will call the 2012 elections a mandate, they reflect a change in […]

  • Graphic by Emilie Bowman.

    For argument’s sake

    The problem with any argument is the will to win. I’d rather use the term “debate,” but outside of rigidly structured academic debates, such a thing rarely exists in the […]

  • Graphic by Ryan Bloom.

    Major changes

    Welcome to October. By the time this prints if it hasn’t snowed yet the only reason is we’ve been lucky and the weather gods have spared us another week. Even […]

  • Hail and Farwell

    It always seems fitting to write a “year in review” for the last issue of the school’s paper. It forces me to look back on what I’ve learned or places […]

  • Space, dinosaurs, and robots

    With deadline approaching and writer’s block and just a few hours of sleep clouding my mind, I was trying to find my way back to that golden road of righteousness: […]

  • The repeal of women

    The past months have seen a dark turn in the treatment of women. Perhaps it’s due to the escalating political climate of the Republican primary, but from the halls of […]

  • Limbaugh and the lost apology

    We let certain people get away with a lot in the name of entertainment, so when radio host Rush Limbaugh went into theatrics during his argument against Sandra Fluke’s advocacy […]