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How would you survive a zombie outbreak?

Oct. 24, 2012

“Try to find an open field so you can see everything, and nothing can sneak up on you.”

—Joshua Hatcher,
22, senior,
Criminal Justice major,
of Oakland, Calif.

Banned Book Week is too reactionary

Oct. 3, 2012

“Thirty days hath September,” and this year Sept. 30 marked the 30-year anniversary of Banned Books Week.

Love and war aren’t always fair

Oct. 3, 2012

Military experience doesn’t make vets poor dates.

Obama’s 2012 slogan: keep on hoping

Oct. 3, 2012

President Obama may be the safer bet for America, but true liberals may find themselves voting for him by default rather than out of celebration

Apocalypses: How many have we survived?

Oct. 3, 2012

Alright so we only have about three more months before we all die because some Mayan dude couldn’t fit any more dates on a circle slab, and therefore the end of days is upon us.

Change has its discontents

Oct. 3, 2012

Change is sometimes a necessity for items or ideas that don’t seem to be adequate for a situation. Change can bring about great outcomes; however, it can also be redundant and hinder more than it helps.

Are you going to vote? Why?

Oct. 3, 2012

“Yes, this year is going to be a good campaign. Obama isn’t doing anything.”

—Dvonnte Matthews,
20, freshman,
K-8 Physical Ed. major,
of Jeanerette, La.

Sacrifice is needed to reach your destination

Sep. 26, 2012

As a college professor and army officer I often have conversations with my peers about my students and soldiers. Unfortunately a lot of my conversations end with “he/she has potential.”

Time to choose the lesser of two evils

Sep. 26, 2012

It’s time for the country to have someone who isn’t a seasoned lawyer become president, and if that individual is an experienced businessman, then so be it.

Photo ID for dining software is essential

Sep. 26, 2012

It’s not uncommon hearing students complain about certain Dining Services policies, particularly the policy that requires one to have their student ID card to get their meals. Be it the Cafeteria, the Grille, or the C-Store, students are familiar hearing, “Sorry, you need your card. You can’t just give your student ID number.”