Category: Opinion

You should be writing

You should be writing

I want to tell you a little secret: I hate writing. I hate writing just about as much as any college student, if not more.

Pay attention to current events

Pay attention to current events

Kim Kardashian having a baby and naming her North, Robin Williams’ death, Ferguson, Missouri shooting of a teenager, ISIS (also called ISIL and the Islamic State), these are all examples of major headline stories. Now tell me, which one is more important than the rest?

The dead cry out for our attention

The dead cry out for our attention

We were all rocked by the events in Ferguson. Military-grade weaponry patrolled a suburb of St. Louis as if it were Fallujah, while policemen violated the constitutional rights of peaceful protesters and even journalists.

Handle the ISIS threat with caution

Handle the ISIS threat with caution

Most CSC students weren’t even in high school when the U.S. military invaded Iraq in 2003. It’s likely then that few of us remember the rhetoric that drove us into the nearly nine-year conflict.