Daily Archive: April 10, 2013

Ebert gets two thumbs up for art of reviewing

“If you’re writing a review, you’re basically writing a plot synopsis.”
A professor of mine recently uttered this debatable statement. His opinion of reviews wasn’t necessarily contemptuous, but he seemed to think that “reviewing” a work was analogous to writing a Spark Notes outline.

Vague expectations yield shoddy scholasticism

The 2012 Mayan apocalypse never visited us, and on December 22, office workers across the nation peeled the date off their Dilbert day-by-day desk calendars, uttering defeated sighs. We are still here, and society hasn’t crumbled.

Club diversity is as broad as its student population

Club diversity is as broad as its student population

Chadron State College is not having its annual chess tournament this year on campus because fund deficiency and the decrease of students’ interest in chess.

Education is CSC’s most popular major

Education is CSC’s most popular major

Chadron State College confers the highest number of degrees on education majors; no surprise from a campus that started as a teaching college in 1911. The runner-up for most majors is business administration according to materials from the Nebraska State College System Board of Trustees’ March 15 meeting.

Letter: Nathaniel Jones on ‘Dining out? Don’t skimp on the tips.’

Letter: Nathaniel Jones on ‘Dining out? Don’t skimp on the tips.’

I picked up the Eagle last Thursday morning and was absolutely disgusted with an article about dining out. This article, authored by Sara Labor, was entitled; “Dining out? Don’t skimp on the tips.”