Category: Opinion

Take college one week at a time

As we trudged back into 8 a.m. classes, bleary eyed and out of normal habits from midterm break, we come to terms that the semester is half over already. Whether these past nine weeks passed fast or slow, we find ourselves having to get back into our normal habits. Before we know it, finals week will be upon us; motivation starts falling as classes, clubs, and jobs get busier, and our stress starts rising.

Assisted suicide: explorable for some, deplorable to others

We live in a society that capitalizes on the notion of the continuation of life, but is there a certain point where dying is the answer? This is the breaking point 14-year-old Jerika Bolen hit on Sept. 20 when she made the choice to halt her medical treatment, disconnected her ventilator, and die.

The ghost of school spirit past

As many of you know, this week is CSC’s Homecoming week. While there are decorated bedsheets hanging in the Student Center, and a few extra events on campus, there is little to show for the celebration.

America the b̶e̶a̶u̶t̶i̶f̶u̶l̶ bleak

On Aug. 27, 2015, The Eagle’s editorial board published an editorial that criticized the Federal Election Commission for allowing a 15-year-old boy to register Deez Nuts as an independent presidential candidate and Public Policy Polling for putting the name on the polls.

Celebrities control cultural standards

You know their names. You know their stories. From the Kartrashians to the Opera Winfrey’s our lives are dominated by these icons. We, as a culture have developed into blind consumers, constantly seeking out gratification from others’ experiences and lives.