Educational standards should not be sacrificed

Nov. 7, 2012

Chadron State College boasts the lowest advertised rate for the 2011-12 academic year at $4,330, according to a survey of tuition and fee rates among 36 four-year colleges and universities in the Midwest.

Censorship only enhances profanity’s appeal

Oct. 31, 2012

A few nights ago, while I was avoiding my academic responsibilities like the plague, I decided to mull about on Netflix to see if I couldn’t find something that would provide adequate background noise to the work I was supposed to be doing.

There shouldn’t be any excuses to not vote

Oct. 31, 2012

Recently, a friend of mine came to me outraged about my Barack Obama bumper sticker. I told him I just wanted to show my support, while he, still outraged cried “Why? He’s terrible.”

Political ignorance makes opinions less credible

Oct. 31, 2012

So, I have been stepping out of politics, (i.e., I haven’t been popping my mouth off at people talking about things they do not understand), but I am back for a last hoorah if you will.

The battle over Whiteclay isn’t over

Oct. 31, 2012

Recently, a federal judge dismissed the Oglala Sioux Tribe’s lawsuit against those who sell alcohol in Whiteclay. U.S. District Judge John M. Gerrard suggested the tribe pursue the case at the state level. Seeing that, as a Native student, I was disheartened.

Letter From Thomas Smith

Oct. 31, 2012

Opinion columns allow some speculation and, obviously, opinion. Franklin Annis’ recent offering in the October 25th edition of The Eagle, “Gun rights include right to own any firearm,” however, exhausts any reasonable latitude accorded to such forums and fails to meet basic standards of acceptable journalism.

Is CSC trying to cater to children or students?

Oct. 31, 2012

This year, zombies hit the school for Homecoming. However, the zombies weren’t all fake.

How do you feel about there only being four home football games?

Oct. 31, 2012

“When it’s at home the atmosphere is nice and there are more people to interact with.”

—Kishawn Twalaulelei,
19, sophomore,
Theater major,
of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii

Single-issue voters are single-minded

Oct. 24, 2012

Too often I have heard someone is voting for one of the candidates in this presidential race because of religious or moral views. In fact, when it comes to candidates like Mitt Romney, some people say they are hesitant to vote for him because he’s a Mormon.

‘2016: Obama’s America’ good film, flawed logic

Oct. 24, 2012

I was reluctant to watch Dinesh D’Souza’s film “2016,: Obama’s America” but I saw the necessity to develop an informed opinion about it.