Category: Opinions

America: All the lights we do not see

Tragedy and bad news have a way of exaggerating themselves in our minds until it seems that evil is triumphing over good. With tragedy being the most of what we see and hear, it is easy for many to go blind to all the good things that outnumber the bad. For every life lost, there are millions saved. For every failure, there are an untold number of successes. Being alive itself, against all the odds of this world, is a remarkable feat that many fail to celebrate. Here in America, there is so much good we do not see,...

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Student on the street: What do you think about 2017?

Name: Brooke Steinicke Class: Senior Major: Photography “Overall it was a good year. I feel like overall it was a good one, but I’m still just ready for another one. I’m ready for a clean slate. I feel like by the end of the year you’re like yeah new year, I’m ready. Growing experiences, life choices. You don’t know where they’re going to take you, but it’s all right because you keep going. Just keep going.”   Name: Marina Jackson Class: Junior Major: Community Health “Okay here’s mine. The days are long, but the months flew by and the year flew by as well. I just feel like it should be summer still. It’s just been a busy year. There were definitely good parts, but I have had a lot of change this year.”   Name: Nate Palmieri Class: Junior Major: Emergency Services “I guess I would say it’s flown by super, super fast but it’s just been an exhausting year, I guess. It hasn’t been bad. It’s just been like long and hard, school-wise and work-wise.”   Name: Kyle Maguire Class: Sophomore Major: Information Technology “Well for me it was a better year. It went better than last year. I’m doing better in school and I’m happier than I was last year. I got a new job. I switched my major to something I actually enjoy, and yeah...

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