Archive for March 2009

A colder trip for spring break

Mar 28th, 2009 | By | Category: Commentary, Opinions

Going home for spring break is a great way to ruin it. Go to a beach instead.

When cops go bad

Mar 28th, 2009 | By | Category: Blogs, Opinions

Mike Courson Guest Contributor Frequently, I see something on the news that just sickens me. Recently, video surfaced of Dallas police officer Robert Powell pulling over a driver after said driver went through a red light and several stop signs. As it turns out, the driver was trying to get himself and family members to the hospital for his mother-in-law’s […]

Misdirected Anger

Mar 27th, 2009 | By | Category: Columns, Opinions

Mike Courson Guest Contributor The economy. As if we have not heard enough about the economy. Well, we may not have heard enough. Or, in the least, we are not hearing the right things. The Obama administration has a tremendous task on its hands: to correct decades worth of bad governmental policy and greedy business […]

Remember to wear sunscreen

Mar 19th, 2009 | By | Category: Blogs

Nice weather has returned and tank tops are back — just remember to wear sunscreen.

English Society and SAC greet famous writer Czyniejewski

Mar 19th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus Events, Campus News

Famous writer and Mid-America Review Editor-in-Chief Michael Czyniejewski made a presentation to the English Society and SAC for an editing Q & A.

MSU sustainability issue vote today

Mar 17th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, Columns, News, Opinions

Nathanael Edward Bassett Contributor Don’t forget, today and tomorrow (March 17 and 18) students at MSU can vote on the widely discussed “sustainability fee”. The electronic ballot is at and there is a link to the proposal created by SGA. In short, the proposal consists of adding a two dollar fee for students each semester, […]

Some of my all-time favorite commercials

Mar 14th, 2009 | By | Category: Video

Here are some of my favorite commercials of all-time. Watch and enjoy!

Employment questionnaires leave me dumbstruck

Mar 14th, 2009 | By | Category: Blogs, Opinions

Zach Becker Editor-In-Chief Okay, so I’ve been applying for some jobs in the area. I submit my resume and references. And then I get to the important part. The area where potential employers find out if you have “the right stuff” for the job. The questionnaire. 1. I am frequently late to appointments. Strongly Disagree. […]

Freedom of (idiotic) speech

Mar 14th, 2009 | By | Category: Blogs, Commentary, Opinions

Stop saying stupid stuff on the internet. We know you want to be heard, but make what you say worth hearing.

Newspapers of the future!

Mar 13th, 2009 | By | Category: Blogs, Opinions, Video

Thirty years ago, newspapers started putting content online. Now, online content is helping to drive them out of business