Posts Tagged ‘ college ’

College education presents unique opportunity, exploit it

Mar 20th, 2010 | By | Category: Editorials, Opinions

A university is like a big playground. You get the chance to play with all the toys and learn as much as you can, should you decide to seize the opportunity. Or you can just spin on the merry-go-round until the recess bell rings, throwing you dizzily into the world without a sense of direction.



‘Protest’ is not a bad word

Mar 20th, 2010 | By | Category: Commentary, Opinions

by Heather Welborn Do you know what a protest is? If you were asleep in your grade school history classes, protesting is that little addition to our Constitution that makes it legal to peacefully and publicly disagree. If this is review for you, why haven’t you taken action? You’re a college student! Surely there must […]



Many rack up debt for degrees they will never use or need

Oct 29th, 2009 | By | Category: Blogs, Opinions

by Mike Courson Often, reactions tell me more than the event that inspired the reaction. The event in question this time is Newsweek’s cover story about the three-year degree. Lamar Alexander wrote the story for last week’s edition, and readers have responded. Alexander relates college to automobile manufacturers: not adapting to the present could mean […]



Make this year the best ever

Aug 21st, 2009 | By | Category: Columns, Opinions

by Nate Bassett Welcome back to school. You’re probably excited about finding a routine, whether it’s one that you had before, or a whole new one. Numerous clubs, organizations, and sporting groups would love for you to join their ranks. After all, college is about more than just getting a degree, it’s an experience. So, […]



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.