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Last Will and Testament

Last Will and Testament

December 2, 2016
Filed under Columns, Opinion Columns

Nothing Saved

Nothing Saved

Ian Bain, Opinion Writer
December 2, 2016
Filed under Columns, Opinion Columns

Some of you returning from the break might notice some new pieces of furniture or electronics lining your room. You ask your roommate the obvious: “Black Friday?” The day after Thanksgiving in the United States has almost universally been accepted as the day for the best sales all year, being the ... Read more »

A wage that’s worth it

A wage that’s worth it

Hannah Haefele, Opinion Writer
December 2, 2016
Filed under Columns, Opinion Columns

As college students, we have to start thinking about money and how we’re going to pay for things like bills and loans. Unless you’ve lucked out in the money department, it’s on you to pay for college. That cost is stressful for a student, working or not because even if you do work, it’s not ne... Read more »

Should ESU be dreaming of a White Christmas?

Should ESU be dreaming of a White Christmas?

Staff Editorial
December 2, 2016
Filed under Opinion Columns, Staff Editorials

Not including Christmas, or the other “holidays” like Festivus from Seinfeld, there are other religious holidays that span across religions from Christianity all the way to Buddhism and Hinduism in December. So, why are we only celebrating one holiday on campus? As a university who has a large... Read more »

Celebrations and Holidays through Foreign Eyes.

Celebrations and Holidays through Foreign Eyes.

Savannah Rayne, Opinion Writer
November 30, 2016
Filed under Columns, Opinion Columns

Across the world, there are about seven and a half billion different people with unique cultures. In each society, there are many interesting customs and traditions that are taught to everyone in early childhood. In my country, The Commonwealth of the Bahamas, I have grown to know and observe many... Read more »

Donald Trump is not my President

Donald Trump is not my President

Savannah Russell, Opinion Writer
November 21, 2016
Filed under Opinion Columns

Following the recent proceedings of the U.S. national elections there was much discussion about the future of American government and what may become of the country's legislation. The majority of the public seemed to be devastated by the results and emotionally unprepared about what to expect once pr... Read more »

The Good Ol’ Days

The Good Ol’ Days

Ian Bain, Opinion Writer
November 21, 2016
Filed under Opinion Columns

Sometimes when I walk around campus, I hear people say, “everybody is so sensitive these days, people freak out over the smallest things. I wish we could go back to the old days.”   What are the old days they are talking about? In the 80’s and 90’s people literally made up stories about satanic death cults... Read more »

A Problematic Election

A Problematic Election

Hannah Haefele, Opinion Writer
November 21, 2016
Filed under Opinion Columns

Unless you have been living under a rock for a while, you have probably heard a lot about the 2016 general election. It was a general election, not just a presidential election. That is the first problem. A lot of people only thought about the presidential race and there was no thought given to local e... Read more »

Tom Delonge

Tom Delonge

Liam Kampsen, Cartoonist
November 21, 2016
Filed under Opinion Columns

The Cost of Health

The Cost of Health

Hannah Haefele, Opinion Writer
November 17, 2016
Filed under Columns, Opinion Columns

With the recent election is fresh in everyone’s minds, there is something that is very important that we all need to think about: health insurance and how the cost is increasing. Obamacare does have some good elements, such as banning insurance companies from turning away people with pre-existing h... Read more »

The Repeating History of Standing Rock

The Repeating History of Standing Rock

Ian Bain, Opinion Writer
November 17, 2016
Filed under Columns, Opinion Columns

As of right now, people are outraged with the treatment of the natives, in relation to the Dakota access pipeline. Americans are rushing to their social media accounts and writing long paragraphs in defense of the natives, accompanied with #NODAPL. People are going to the site and physically standing in solid... Read more »

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