Technology proves detriment to kids

Ashley Salinas

November 2, 2012

Bing! That’s the sound of the latest smartphone going off as an incoming text message arrives. The glow of the phone’s screen lights up the inside of a plastic princess castle as the eight-year-old checks her phone to see...

My brother: a political commentary

Alexander Herz

October 26, 2012

On Tuesday night, conservative social and political commentator Ann Coulter posted the following to her Twitter: “I highly approve of Romney's decision to be kind and gentle to the retard.” In response, reporter Alex Herz wri...

The College Tourist: Bacchus breaks down the college essay

Alexandra Bacchus

October 16, 2012

In this installment of Alexandra Bacchus's latest column, she tackles the challenge of crafting a well-written college essay.  The college essay. For many, those three words have the ability to strike fear and dread in an ap...

Juice once and you’re done

Juice once and you’re done

September 10, 2012

College a no-fly zone for helicopter parents

Michael Amos

September 7, 2012

The text in the middle of class, the phone call as soon as the final bell rings, and the brown paper bag with a special note inside. While going into college can be complicated and an experienced eye is always helpful, constant...

Voting: It’s about the issues, not the age

Ashley Salinas

September 5, 2012

The phrase “age is just a number” has been thrown around for generations. But if age is just a number, why is it such a defining number for today’s youth? We can drive when we turn 16, drink and buy alcohol at 21, and...