In the United States, a country where individualism is emphasized, a main objective of public education is to act as an institution that molds young individuals into positive members of American society.
“Andrew Jackson once said: ‘Any man worth his salt will stick up for what he believes right, but it takes a slightly better man to acknowledge instantly and without reservation that he is in error.”
There are different steps that take place when college campus officials are preparing to improve their campuses.
Last semester, I had a minor argument with a friend regarding my article about cat-calling in the October 23, 2013, issue of the Eagle. Since then, I’ve thought a little about, not so much responding, but rather carrying on the conversation that I began with my (I believe), slightly misguided friend.
If you have gone on to Twitter, let alone anywhere on the internet, within the last few weeks, odds are you have heard about this debacle with Justin Bieber getting a DUI while dragracing in a Lamborghini.
“To be the Governor of South Dakota.”
of White River, S.D.
It seems maturity has two modern concepts: one, the level of composure one carries themselves with; two, what an individual’s interests are.
I spend a lot of my time observing people, especially strong, kind, and virtuous people. I notice certain aspects that distinguish these people in my eyes, and so I try to follow the examples they set.
Problems seem to have a way of finding us. For example, at times we have all thought this before: I am never able to get things done because I have a problem with staying busy.
In September of 2011, I decided I was going to kill myself. I walked to the medicine cabinet, took every single pill I could find, and listened to some Pink Floyd, waiting for my life to end.