What to do with Jay Cutler

Alex Camp, Staff Writer

April 22, 2015

Filed under Journal Archives, Opinion Columns

It is a peculiar yet intriguing time to be a Bears fan, on the heels of one of the more miserable seasons I can remember in following my beloved Monsters of the Midway. Last season, the defense gave up nearly 400 yards and... Read more »

Duke prevails

Alexander Camp, Staff Writer

April 15, 2015

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After a memorable Final Four that featured an upset in the semifinal nobody saw coming, the 2015 NCAA Tournament concluded in a thrilling final between the Wisconsin Badgers and the Duke Blue Devils. Seen by an estimated 27... Read more »

to bee or not to bee

Trenton Adams, Staff Writer

April 15, 2015

Filed under Journal Archives, Opinion Columns

Honey bees pollinate roughly 50-100 plants in one trip. It also helps they can fly for up to six miles, which makes sense because it takes about 90,000 miles of flying for 1 kilogram of honey. Bees are responsible for pollinating... Read more »

Imagining America if President Lincoln survived

Alexander Camp, Staff Writer

April 15, 2015

Filed under Journal Archives, Opinion Columns

Our April 15 edition of The Journal coincides with the 150th anniversary of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. To commemorate the occasion, I wanted share my hypothetical imagination of a post-Civil War America had John Wilkes... Read more »

Surviving burnout: How we can power through

Trenton Adams, Staff Writer

April 8, 2015

Filed under Journal Archives, Opinion Columns

Prepare for the biggest slump of the semester. Recent papers and tests have been turned in. Whether you are the excellent student who has an A++ and has calculated that B’s will suffice until the end, or the ultimate slacker... Read more »

Take Back the Night

Alexander Camp, Staff Writer

April 8, 2015

Filed under Journal Archives, Opinion Columns

As April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, I figured I would devote this week’s column to divulging my ongoing experience of helping to organize the upcoming Take Back the Night event on April 25. Per the requirements in... Read more »

Mars One voyage 2026

Trenton Adams, Staff Writter

April 1, 2015

Filed under Journal Archives, Opinion Columns

Just when you thought it was safe to travel to Mars, it becomes the plot for the biggest Hollywood flop of all time. Bas Lansdorp founded Mars One in 2012 as a private space program with the intent of forming the first functioning... Read more »

Shaping my reality in the land of make-believe

Alexander Camp, Staff Writer

April 1, 2015

Filed under Journal Archives, Opinion Columns

When I look at children’s television today, I wonder what in tarnation is transpiring on my TV screen. For example, I recently watched one of Cartoon Network’s most popular programs, “The Amazing World of Gumball,”... Read more »

Millennials rising (Part 2)

Trenton Adams, Staff Writer

March 4, 2015

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William Strauss and Neil Howe hypothesized that generations repeat in a cycle of four basic archetypes. Reading the theory puts a lot of pressure on Millennials, who fall into the “hero” category. In summary, hero generations... Read more »

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao

Alexander Camp, Staff Writer

March 4, 2015

Filed under Journal Archives, Opinion Columns

This is a sight I thought I would never see. Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, two of the greatest boxers of this generation (and of all time), touching gloves to settle once and for all who is the better fighter of his era. It... Read more »