“May the odds be ever in your favor”
Author: Eagle Staff
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.
The Eagle’s student staff conjured its own version of football’s “Pic-6” when it scored its sixth straight “Best in Overall Excellence” title in the Nebraska Collegiate Media Association’s annual Golden Leaf Awards, presented Saturday, this year, at Doane College, Crete.
For the second straight year, The Eagle’s website, csceagle.com, captured first in “Excellence in Digital Medium,” the top award in the digital medium competition of the Nebraska Collegiate Media Association’s Gold Leaf Awards, presented April 16, 2016, at the association’s annual conference hosted this year at Doane College, Crete.
There are several characteristics that define an outdoorsmen or outdoorswomen. Among the common characteristics are dedication, patience, and a developed understanding of nature. Many would reason that none of those are as important as their ethics.
Student Senate elections are approaching, and so is the opportunity for students to give their input for the way that they think this student body should be governed. While it is disappointing that not a single student is challenging for the president position, that is no excuse to abstain from voting altogether.