Design has a place in more than museums, art galleries

Apr. 4, 2012

While doing research for this week’s front-cover story, the design of the Appropriations Committee’s budget recommendations document (top left) told a different story than the words contained inside.
The document referenced the $6.7 million appropriation recommended for CSC’s Armstrong Gymnasium. Accompanying materials published by the committee contained testimony about the negative impression that Armstrong’s condition had on current and prospective students. Yet, for being concerned with appearances, the Appropriations Committee isn’t setting the standard with its own visual image.

What is your reaction to the March Madness Tournament results?

Apr. 4, 2012

“Crappy. I wish KU would have won.”

—Sammy Green,
22, sophomore,
Elementary Education major,
of Cheyenne, Wyo.

Should students spend money to help resurface the NPAC’s floor?

Mar. 31, 2012

“As long as we have the money and can still spend money on other necessities then it’s okay.”

—Jennie Robbins,
19, freshman,
Pre-Occupational Therapy major,
of Mitchell

Some new top music artists sound flat

Mar. 28, 2012

Machine Gun Kelly (MGK), Danny Brown, Kid Ink, Future, Roscoe Dash, Hopsin, Macklemore, Don Trip, Iggy Azalea, and French Montana.
This is the lineup for the 2012 Freshman Class, or up-and-coming popular artists, as named by the music magazine XXL.

Letter: Roseanne Keepers-Penor on O’Boyle

Mar. 28, 2012

Thanks for your continued excellent coverage of the ongoing O’Boyle situation.

Coach O’Boyle has moved on and I’m happy for him. However, the injustices done to him cannot be ignored and those responsible must be held accountable…

Where’s the ‘battle buddy’ in your college life?

Mar. 28, 2012

Long ago the military recognized the need for peer support. The term “battle buddy” is often used to describe the individual that will make sure that you get out of bed in the morning, remember all your equipment, and show up on time.

Students suffer from limited building access

Mar. 28, 2012

Using the Nelson Physical Activity Center on the weekends can be a difficult prospect for students. For starters, the facility is open only from 1 p.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. What’s more, the gym is often occupied by other sporting events.

Gov’t security, safety measures destroying the US

Mar. 28, 2012

When our country was in a state of shock after 9/11, we were willing to believe anything and give anything to have a sense of security. We rallied around President Bush, we became bipartisan, and we pressed for new laws to make us safer.

Afghans’ shooting sheds light on war’s stresses

Mar. 21, 2012

Sometimes in life it seems that things go from bad to worse. Take Afghanistan. Not too long ago there was outrage over U.S. forces urinating on enemy corpses. Then some soldiers burned a copy of the Quran, causing even greater outrage.

What is your take on the CSC Student Government?

Mar. 21, 2012

“I don’t know much about it honestly.”

—Abby Gibson,
18, freshman,
Pre-Physical Therapy major,
of Springview