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Get off your duff, do stuff

Sep. 12, 2012

All of us have been in school for about four weeks now, and hopefully everyone’s settled in pretty well. We all know our routine, the amount of time to spend on homework, and how to arrange our schedules around our class periods. But some people are claiming that they have nothing to do, and that life in Chadron and on campus is boring.

What do you think of the new track in the NPAC?

Sep. 12, 2012

“I like it. I’ve only been in there once.”

—John Luke,
19, freshman,
Undeclared,
of Wall, S.D.

How-to survive the zombie apocalypse

Sep. 5, 2012

You awake one morning to a deafening silence. You turn on the television to find that an annoying rainbow and high pitch squeals have now taken up residence on your flat screen. You open your front door to find cars strewn across roads and yards. The smell of death lingers in the air, but you’re not worried.

What do you think about the FYI courses?

Sep. 5, 2012

“I’ve never taken one but I’d be interested in trying.”

—Erin Dunn,
21, junior,
Secondary Education major,
of Valentine

Despite everything, count your blessings

Sep. 5, 2012

There are many times in our lives that we forget to count our blessings. Too often we keep wandering around saying how we hate our jobs, we have no money for the newest fancy gadget, or that life is too dull.

Firemen deserve respect, thanks

Sep. 5, 2012

This past week’s fires brought disastrous consequences and smoky air to Chadron. Scanning Facebook the first day of the fires showed many reactions that included “my thoughts and prayers to those moved from their homes,” or “I hope that my Chadron friends are safe and well.”

Undeclared: The gray wasteland of academic indecision

Aug. 29, 2012

I was literally shocked after talking to a few incoming freshman about what they wanted to do in the future. They were undeclared majors that could not even list the professions they wanted to go into.

Letter: Matthew Brust on parking

Aug. 29, 2012

I am led to believe that every one of us is guilty of judging something without knowing all of the facts, especially as often as I remember myself doing so.

Hey, lay off the rape comments

Aug. 29, 2012

Just when the Internet had quieted down over the Daniel Tosh “rape-is-funny” controversy, the camp of men who claim to know how rape is for women launched another salvo of stupidity.

How do you beat the heat?

Aug. 29, 2012

“I”m from the east coast so I’m used to the weather. I jog around Chadron.”

—Joseph Brown,
21, freshman,
Physical Education major,
of Virginia Beach, Va.