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?
Bill Gates spoke to Congress in 2010 telling them we need to do better at public education in the United States. According to the Department of Labor, there are over three million job openings, but the U.S. does not have any qualified people to fill them. A study at John Hopkins University showed that there … More Opinion – Children suffer from the public school system
Due to recent events, the nations focus has turned to gun control and what to do to prevent mass shootings. Some people want to ban assault weapons and high capacity magazines. The biggest question being discussed is whether banning or restricting the availability of such items is in violation of the Second Amendment. The history … More Opinion – The history of the Second Amendment