Author: Spike Jordan

The road ahead for a new Senate

The road ahead for a new Senate

I want to lay out some things that might help make the working relationship between the student government and campus media a little more beneficial for us both.

An entertainer, played by Samuel T. Martin, freshman of Hot Springs, South Dakota, spins plates Tuesday during "The 39 Steps." — Photo by Teri Robinson

Take steps to see new show

“39 Steps” is Patrick Barlow’s adaptation of Alfred Hitchcock’s 1935 spy-thriller of the same name.
Before you go and see the play, put down this review and go and watch the original (it’s on YouTube), because there are nuances that you might miss out on.

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Spring Concerts are in full-swing

Spring has sprung, and music is in the air!

From birds chirping brightly to the sweet sounds of singers and musicians from the Chadron State music department, the last week has been full of performances.

Outrage over Sen.’s remarks is misplaced

Outrage over Sen.’s remarks is misplaced

Nebraska State senator Ernie Chambers of Omaha created a firestorm after controversial statements he made during last week’s hearing on a bill that would allow concealed carry permit holders to have firearms in bars and establishments that serve liquor.

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Crankin’ up the music

“Tonight, it’s going to be a little bit louder than the piano recitals you might be used to,” CSC Music Professor Charles Carey said while delivering the introduction for Tom Frear’s Senior Guitar recital, last Thursday in Memorial Hall, room 104.

Purity Ring’s leaked album does not disappoint

Purity Ring’s leaked album does not disappoint

Canadian electro-pop duo Purity Ring is set to release their second album, “Another Eternity” via 4AD records. The U.S. iTunes release date is marked for March 3, but an advanced copy has already leaked to several music blogs.

NSCS policy hotline hits 1-year mark

NSCS policy hotline hits 1-year mark

The Nebraska State College System Policy violations hotline, launched on Jan. 28, 2014, turned a year old Wednesday. The IntegraReport hotline service provides a way for NSCS employees, faculty, and students to anonymously submit suspected violations of policy, procedure, or potentially inappropriate workplace activities 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

‘Damaged Goods’ is timeless social commentary

‘Damaged Goods’ is timeless social commentary

I’ve never cared for the punk rock cliche of patches and spiky jackets, which is why I’m quite partial to the English post-punk outfit, Gang of Four. Named after the infamous “Gang of Four,” a group of Chinese communist counter-revolutionaries who were unseated in the 1970s, Gang of Four has had a long career and inspired a host of bands ranging from Ian McKaye’s Fugazi, to Rage Against the Machine.

Senate leadership lacks transparency

Senate leadership lacks transparency

The talk of the town is this weekend’s lockdown, and there are plenty of articles to read in this week’s edition.

However, I’d be failing my job as a journalist and government watchdog if I didn’t offer needed commentary about the failure of transparency in the Student Senate.