The anatomy of a Cubs fan

Alexander Camp, Staff Writer

February 25, 2015

Filed under Journal Archives, Opinion Columns

“This is the year.” That sentence is the optimistic prognosis that many Cub fans proclaim around this time. During the early years of following my beloved Cubbies, I also shared that hopeful sentiment. After all, baseball... Read more »

Millennials burning (Part 1)

Trenton Adams, Staff Writer

February 25, 2015

Filed under Journal Archives, Opinion Columns

Calling all members of the Millennials, Generation Y, Boomerang Generation, Generation WE, “Me Me Me” Generation and Peter Pan Generation. If you could decipher from the above nicknames given to the millennial generation (1982-2004),... Read more »

Celebrity Obsession

Trenton Adams, Staff Writer

February 18, 2015

Filed under Journal Archives, Opinion Columns

I am obligated to warn you now that this column is a self-fulfilling prophecy. It is for the best if you skip this. Check your horoscope or learn about the tenure board. I’ll give you time to process what I have said and move... Read more »

Brian Williams

Brian Williams

February 18, 2015

When love became Kryptonite

Alex Camp, Staff Writer

February 11, 2015

Filed under Journal Archives, Opinion Columns

As is the case for any hopeless romantic, Valentine’s Day to me represented hope. On a day where we recognized the idealistic essence of what love is and was meant to be, the aura of this Hallmark holiday created hope that an... Read more »

In defense of St.Valentine

Trent Adams, Staff Writer

February 11, 2015

Filed under Journal Archives, Opinion Columns

With the sappy expectations of Valentine’s Day brings the equally annoying Valentine’s Day protesters. I am sure you have all experienced plenty of these in your life. People spurred by the belief that a cliché holiday must... Read more »

Satisfaction or Safety

Raven Wilson, Staff Writer

February 4, 2015

Filed under Journal Archives, Opinion Columns

As a college freshman, it’s safe to say that I consider myself an adult, in the loosest sense of the word. I’m in charge of my schedule, my meals, and my grades. There are no parents to tell me when to go to bed, or to hide... Read more »

Freedom to Learn

Trenton Adams, Staff Writer

February 4, 2015

Filed under Journal Archives, Opinion Columns

On Jan. 9, Barack Obama revealed a plan to make community college free to achieving students. The president hopes to follow the mold Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam formed with the “Tennessee Promise.” The funding is relatively... Read more »

Sports Column

Eric Hines, Staff Writer

February 4, 2015

Filed under Journal Archives, Opinion Columns, Sports, Sports Stories

As we live our lives every day, there are people out there who strive to reach new heights by any means necessary. Loopholes, cheating, or bending the rules in the slightest bit can create an advantage for people paying their... Read more »

How to save hundreds: Sign your insurance waivers

Raven Wilson, Columnist

January 28, 2015

Filed under Journal Archives, Opinion Columns

As a college student, hearing the words “save money” are quite exciting. At a stage in life where everything from washing clothes to printing out a term paper costs money, it’s rare that students ever get to save. Fortunately,... Read more »

Situations lie

Trenton Adams, Columnist

January 28, 2015

Filed under Journal Archives, Opinion Columns

While sitting in the ghost of Mary Jane’s Café I was subject to a trio of young students talking about their interests. Apart from the many blanket statements and rash judgments, one statement stood out in particular. Two of... Read more »

Being Home for the holidays

December 10, 2014

Filed under Journal Archives, Opinion Columns

America’s holiday season approaches, and with it impoverished college students freed from their low energy supply, piles of dirty clothes and Campus Cash struggles to a familiar life. A life that is covered in the nostalgia... Read more »