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The power of quitting is strong

Feb. 26, 2014

Someone once said, “You’re defined by how you handle stress in the face of adversity.” I’m not going to waste my time trying to attribute the phrase because that “someone” is more than likely dead and his copyright has probably expired with him.

Respect other people’s personal space

Feb. 26, 2014

Personal space—it’s something that most everyone values.

Remember Mr. Rogers as a great man

Feb. 26, 2014

This week, I wanted to take time to talk about one of the most influential people in my life. It is the eleventh anniversary of his death today, and I think it is appropriate to pay tribute to the one and only Fred Rogers.

Don’t mix yourself with alcohol illegally

Feb. 19, 2014

In a study done by Monitoring the Future in 2011, over 70 percent of 18 years olds had tried alcohol at least once. From the ages of 18-20 years old, nearly 50 percent admitted to consuming alcohol in the last thirty days.

Nothing that is something comes from nothing

Feb. 19, 2014

We all invest our efforts into things that are important to us. There are those who paint, those who perform music, those who participate in sports, those who do other things, and some who do everything above. We invest our efforts into these things because we wish to better ourselves at them.

Affordable Care Act is in fact affordable

Feb. 19, 2014

Last December, the topic of President Obama’s Affordable Care Act came up while traveling with a friend. As the truck’s tires roared over the blacktop, drowning Springsteen’s, “Born in the USA,” I voiced concerns regarding the ACA’s potential to overload a family’s finances and received in return, a recommendation to personally research the Affordable Care Act.

Chadron State College campus compared to Hogwarts

Feb. 19, 2014

I’m going to start by suggesting that if you haven’t read “Sorcerer’s Stone,” the first of seven books in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series, you run to the nearest public library, grab a copy off the shelf, and begin reading.

‘Guise of the Wolf’ incident shows company to be inept

Feb. 19, 2014

If you are an avid reader of my columns, you might remember when I wrote an article about a little game called Day One: Garry’s Incident and the massive backlash that occurred when the developer, Wild Games Studio, tried to get a negative review of their game off the internet.

Do you think professional sport teams should have to change their names to be politically correct? Why or Why not?

Feb. 19, 2014

Check Giannomatti
20, sophomore of Buffalo, S.D.

“I don’t think they should have to. They should stick with tradition.”

“What is your hope for your Valentine’s Day celebration?”

Feb. 12, 2014

Sierra Monroa
19, freshman of Arnold

“Spending it with my fiance and my family.”