By Joshua Ray Amiling “I don’t want to touch that with a nine-foot pole” was one of the sentiments echoed in The Scroll meeting when the topic of sexual assault was placed on the table. Society has echoed the same for years. It was discussed in hushed tones and was rarely addressed in a public … More Opinion: Sexual assault: hiding it won’t help
By Kaci Schneidawind The world is hurting. And it seems like it’s been hurting more than ever the past few months, with natural disasters affecting American communities in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico. Now the largest mass shooting in the history of our country has taken place. My heart hurts for humanity. I tell myself … More Opinion: What the world needs now is love
by Brett LaBore As a senior at Bethany Lutheran College, I’ve done a lot of things and been a part of so many wonderful moments. This has been a special school for me and one I will miss dearly, which is why I want to share what I think makes Bethany special. Coming to Bethany … More Opinion: Why I love Bethany
By Kaci Schneidawind Many have heard the sayings “any press is good press” or “bad publicity is good publicity.” That may have been true in times past when social media did not dominate our society as it does now. It provides a platform for free speech, which is sometimes more of a curse than a … More Opinion: Not all press is beneficial press
By Brett LaBore We all have passions in life. There are things that drive us as humans and make us smile each and every day. But what if that included the loss of a loved one? Things would change dramatically. On Sunday, Jan. 22, Royals starting pitcher Yordano Ventura was found dead after a car … More Opinion: Baseball is more than ‘just a game’
By Kaci Schneidawind On the night of Tuesday Nov. 8, 2008, the free world changed forever. This historic night saw the election of America’s first African-American president, Barack Hussein Obama. His victory was just the beginning of a presidency that would be defined by progressive– sometimes controversial– agendas and actions. President Obama entered office during one … More Opinion: Obama leaves a legacy of progress
It seems like every year we have the same arguments about the flu shot. It gives you the flu, or it doesn’t. It’s useless, or it’s priceless, and on and on. Here are the facts about the flu vaccine and what it means for students. The flu vaccine does not give you the flu. The … More Opinion – Flu shot or not?