Friday, Aug 29, 2014

Columns

Be careful about connections

“I see more interconnectedness than separation,” Steve McCurry, world-travelling photographer, says. He has seen it all — from awe-inspiring nature to war zones. Armed with a camera that has telescopic powers, he cannot be accuse...
Published: 08/29/14

Advice from a ‘Peaceful’ graduate

It got our attention because we were tired of paying off a debt only to finding ourselves quickly adding a new one to replace it. Our church advertised Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University program, but we already knew how to pay off a debt...
Published: 08/28/14

Welcome to the world of dual enrollment

As a junior in high school, I have quite a few more class options available to me than I have had in previous years. One of these is to take college classes in addition to my regular high school classes. This is called being a dual enrolled student. ...
Published: 08/27/14

Don’t mess with marriage

Hollywood and the mainstream news media have perpetrated a huge hoax on the American people, and our courts have not only bought the lie, they’ve backed it up.
Published: 08/24/14

Remember the good days?

Some things are meant to be remembered. Some things are better left in the dusty past. School starting this week has me feeling sentimental. For kids, that first day back marks the end of summer and the beginning of a new chapter of learning, both ac...
Published: 08/23/14

Women’s Equality Day recognizes adults

Next Tuesday, Aug. 26, is Women’s Equality Day, marking the 1920 moment when the 19th Amendment gave women the right to vote. It took too long for the U.S. to grant women the first steps toward the equality inherently theirs since humanity...
Published: 08/22/14

Back to school blasé

“Okay, tell me what you’re feeling so I can hijack it for my column this week.” Her answer was unintelligible.
Published: 08/21/14

Send a prayer to the family of a late soldier

When a celebrity dies, the world turns their attention to mourning them. Whether it was a movie star from the 20s who simply died of old age, or a young starlet who committed suicide, the media spins into a frenzy when anyone relatively noteworthy pa...
Published: 08/20/14

Whatever happened to funny?

The recent death of comedian Robin Williams caused me to rethink what is and isn’t funny. In the process I realized that twenty-first century society really doesn’t know what’s funny.
Published: 08/17/14

Nursing not a take-home profession

I get compliment cards at work for being effective and pleasant at my job. People usually like me and often ask if I’ll be their nurse when they get admitted to the floor from the ER. I’m friendly, I joke, smile, and I try to keep patie...
Published: 08/17/14

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