Monthly Archive: March 2012

Should students spend money to help resurface the NPAC’s floor?

Should students spend money to help resurface the NPAC’s floor?

“As long as we have the money and can still spend money on other necessities then it’s okay.”

—Jennie Robbins,
19, freshman,
Pre-Occupational Therapy major,
of Mitchell

CAB approves constitutional changes

CAB approves constitutional changes

Members of the Campus Activities Board approved changes to their constitution and discussed next year’s Galaxy Series events at their meeting Tuesday.

Members of CAB voted on and approved changes to the CAB constitution that will reduce the number of officers on the executive board and change the nature of the meetings. Luke Wright, president, said the changes will reduce the number of executive officers to four positions.

Some new top music artists sound flat

Some new top music artists sound flat

Machine Gun Kelly (MGK), Danny Brown, Kid Ink, Future, Roscoe Dash, Hopsin, Macklemore, Don Trip, Iggy Azalea, and French Montana.
This is the lineup for the 2012 Freshman Class, or up-and-coming popular artists, as named by the music magazine XXL.

‘The Know-It-All’ quests to learn it all

‘The Know-It-All’ quests to learn it all

Everyone likes a good mountain. Climbing one and then writing about it makes pretty good non-fiction, too. Author and self-professed smart guy, A.J. Jacobs, needed a harrowing task for his next book—so he set himself a mountain.

Art enables student learning

Art enables student learning

It is hard to imagine comparing the process of solving problems to the process of creating art, but that is exactly what happens during Nancy Sharp’s sculpture class – ART 227.

An unlikely star shines darkly in ‘Hunger Games’

An unlikely star shines darkly in ‘Hunger Games’

“The Hunger Games” is epic—and not in the over-worn parlance of American teenagers—but like to the works of Homer, Virgil, and J.K. Rowling. My feeble reader’s brain could never have cooked up the dark fire and majesty of the movie’s unlikely hero.

Letter: Roseanne Keepers-Penor on O’Boyle

Letter: Roseanne Keepers-Penor on O’Boyle

Thanks for your continued excellent coverage of the ongoing O’Boyle situation.

Coach O’Boyle has moved on and I’m happy for him. However, the injustices done to him cannot be ignored and those responsible must be held accountable…

Where’s the ‘battle buddy’ in your college life?

Where’s the ‘battle buddy’ in your college life?

Long ago the military recognized the need for peer support. The term “battle buddy” is often used to describe the individual that will make sure that you get out of bed in the morning, remember all your equipment, and show up on time.

March 29, 2012

March 29, 2012

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College aims to grow  foreign enrollment

College aims to grow foreign enrollment

Chadron State College is currently working to boost international student enrollment at the institution, according to Randy Rhine, vice president of Enrollment Management and Student Services.