Author: Eagle Staff
18, freshman of Knoxville, Tennessee
“I think he’s under a lot of pressure as an athlete, but that doesn’t give him the right to do it or lie. I understand why he did it, but it’s still not OK.”
“May the odds be ever in your favor”
When you’re green, you’re growing. When you’re ripe, you rot.” That quote is credited to Ray Kroc, a businessman who is credited with building McDonald’s into the success it is. This statement has a message that has been passed around the newsroom multiple times through the years. There is a poster in the newsroom that reads, “Oh, that’s good enough.” This poster is hanging as a sarcastic reminder that we should always strive to be the best that we can be, in all aspects of our lives.
Person One: “Chadron State won the basketball game last night.”
Person Two: “What was the score?”
Person One: “Oh, I can’t tell you. If I do, it might hurt the other team’s feelings.”
This scenario is an extreme example of the way we see Senate elections. For years, The Eagle has been asking the executive body of Senate to release the numbers of votes in the Student Senate elections. Year after year, those running for election claim they will be transparent, and they want better working relations with all parts of the college, and year after year, our requests for numbers are denied.