Perspectives

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Snark Attack

When the wind starts whipping up dirt and debris and the sound of whiny engines and chopping propellers fills the air, take your belongings and run. The helicop...
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Leveling the Battlefield

My physically able 18-year-old brother is now old enough to fight and die for our country. On his birthday a few months ago, he opened the mailbox finding a not...
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When A.D.D. Begins to Add Up

It seems like everyone has ADD or ADHD nowadays. According to the Center for Disease Control, 8.4 percent of children aged three to 17 have been diagnosed wi...

Your Wall Is Not Your Diary

Facebook is not your diary. How much is too much when it comes to sharing on Facebook? Because if there’s one thing that’s certain it’s that we all hav...

I love me, I love me not

Few compositions can trample one’s self-image harder or faster than a college rejection letter. Or nowadays, the rejection web page, which in my opinion is wors...
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Online Ed.

Online classes: no classroom, no schedule. Enormous responsibility but equal flexibility. They are appealing for many reasons, from making up credits to taking ...

Hold Your Fire: Violence in Movies

Films are sometimes violent and graphic, but we have to remember that they are just that: films. Blood and gore may not be pretty, but they sure are fu...