Opinion

Small colleges often come with big benefits

Deciding what university or college to attend is one of the biggest decisions in a person’s life; it sends a message to future employers, influences your connections as a post-graduate and is ultimately where you will spend the so-called best...

 

Frozen: Tutus, Pirouettes, Pointe Shoes

Frozen: Tutus, Pirouettes, Pointe Shoes

Photo Credit: Southern Ballet Theatre It is one thing to watch Disney’s Frozen on DVD, another to experience it on ice and something else entirely to watch it come to life as a ballet performance. The Southern Ballet Theatre performed this...

 

The Tax Code Racket

As April 15 draws nearer, the excitement of paying politicians has Americans weeping tears of patriotism from coast to coast. With the exception of gathering W-2s, hiring tax professionals in the hopes of a refund check or maintaining records...

 

Birdman cleans up at the box office

Birdman cleans up at the box office

Photo Credit: Entertainment Weekly Birdman, or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance), has been on a winning streak since its release in October 2014. The film has been received several prestigious awards−notably at the Academy Awards, the Directors...

 

College students as leaders: Failing to move ahead

A few weeks ago, many gathered in Selma, AL, as well as the rest of our nation to remember the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday. The memorable day took place on March 8, 1965, as Martin Luther King Jr. and his followers marched from Selma,...

 

Vaccinations: a small prick with big benefits

Vaccinations are something that most people would consider routine. When a child is born, and as they grow up in our society, they get a number of vaccines to prevent them from becoming ill thanks to proven modern medicine. What seems like a...

 

Songz V. The Grammy’s

Songz V. The Grammy’s

Trey Songz’ Twitter For almost 60 years, the Grammys has been one of the most anticipated award shows, holding the legacy of honoring superior and outstanding musicians in each music genre. Ever since the Grammy’s debut in May 1959,...

 

Whips, chains and impassioned opinions

Whips, chains and impassioned opinions

Photo Credit: Universal The heavily anticipated film adaptation of the 2011 erotic romance novel by E.L. James made its debut in theaters Feb. 13 ─just in time for Valentine’s Day. Despite grossing $94.4 million in its opening weekend, negative...

 

Are middle-class families really free?

Jan. 20 marked our 44th President’s first State of the Union Address (SOTU) in front of a Republican Senate. One of Obama’s main objectives has been to maintain the security and growth of middle-class families. Of course he has been doing...

 

YouTube outshines major media

YouTube outshines major media

Photo Credit: Bethany Mota’s Instagram In recent weeks, months and even years, many men and women have used the networking platform YouTube as a career. If a person goes to YouTube today, they can find videos of literally anything. As...

 
 
 
 

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