Opinions

College visit days too few

A few weeks ago, I took off the whole day of school to go to a women’s engineering program for seniors at Purdue, and...

Are fundraisers fun?

Although not one of the bigger schools in the area, West Side is home to a plethora of clubs.  Whether your interests include art,...

Recognition for Veterans

Christmas, Thanksgiving, Labor Day. Time off school and work is just one way we recognize these holidays. Some important days don’t get distinguished in this...

Facebook: How much is too much?

In a world where social networking continues to grow, it has become common for people to post incredibly personal information online.  Facebook has created...

holidays come too early

It’s the middle of August and it’s boiling hot outside and you have all your windows rolled down playing your summer playlist. The last...

Leave the candy for the kids

As a child, every year when Halloween came around, I would dress up and go door to door to the houses in my neighborhood. I...

Book Review: The Casual Vacancy

“A casual vacancy is deemed to have occurred: (a) when a local councilor fails to make his declaration of acceptance of office within the proper...

Halloween has no age limit

We all remember the fun times we had dressing up in the costumes our moms made us, going out past our bed times to receive...

Looper is a smart thriller

Rian Johnson's Looper is an exciting thriller with few missteps. The script is clean and easy to understand, a rare feat for time travel...

World War III: Samsung vs. Apple

Competing in the phone, television, and tablet market, Samsung and Apple have long been rivals. Their rivalry reached its peak with a lawsuit by...