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Don’t be afraid to love your geeky side

Feb. 26, 2014

You are a student seated in an empty classroom and you are watching the rest of the class file in.

Find love, pride in being an Eagle

Feb. 26, 2014

When I graduated high school, I thought I would be married by the time my college career came to a close.

“How often are you distracted by your phone while studying and/or in class?”

Feb. 26, 2014

Brayden Stewart
18, freshman of Colorado Springs, Colo.

“Everytime I study. I don’t study without my phone.”

The education field has major rewards

Feb. 26, 2014

Many students often wonder if they are in the right field for them. While each individual case is going to be different, education majors in specific must look at if they are in the field for intrinisic rewards—we all know the field has little to no attractive extrinsic rewards.

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.