An emergency meeting was held on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, to communicate St. Norbert College faculty’s concerns to the Board of Trustees. Three motions were addressed and passed with over 90 percent support. Motion 1: “To support the SGA Executive Committee Letter” Motion 2: “Vote of no confidence for Rev. Dr. Jay Fostner, O.Praem continuing… Read More St. Norbert College Faculty Vote in Support of President Brian Bruess
JARED GARTZKE | OPINION EDITOR The past month of my life has been in no exaggerated way the worst month of my life. Breakups, deaths, cancer diagnoses and every single panic attack I’ve ever had in my life have all happened in the last month. I don’t claim to have the most difficult life in… Read More Finding Myself
JIMMY GROOM | OPINION COLUMNIST When people do research and explore the Middle East, the first group of people that they think of is the Arabic people. From the West Bank of Palestine to the streets of Baghdad and down to Yemen, the Arab people are a well-populated and tenacious group. However, they are not… Read More The Everlasting Struggle of the Kurdish People
CRIMSON GROH | OPINION COLUMNIST Beauty is often looked at as something that has elaborate colors, symmetry or bright flashing lights that say “Look at me!” We become so accustomed to the ordinary things we pass by in life that we never stop to truly appreciate its beauty. To me, beauty lies in the simplest,… Read More Finding Beauty in New Ways
EMILY BUELLESBACH | OPINION COLUMNIST Although October is coming to a halt, mental health awareness should continue with each month. The beginning of October and specifically Oct. 10, is dedicated to allowing advocates across the country to come together as one unified voice for mental health. This prioritization of mental health during October is extremely… Read More It’s Okay Not to be Okay
DAYNA ERICKSON | OPINION COLUMNIST Per usual, celebrities are regarded for a specific talent or skill, but nowadays it is their opinion and words that are stealing the spotlight. Who and how famous an individual is can be up for interpretation, however the fact that their opinions and views are valued more in society still… Read More Celebrities Are Just Like Us, Right?
ALANA BORMAN AND MERCEDES DANFORTH HERNANDEZ | NEWS CORRESPONDENTS In June of 2009, President Emeritus Thomas Kunkel was touring a Norbertine Heritage site when he was struck with an idea- to write about the life of Norbert of Xanten. It was Kunkel’s second year as President of St. Norbert, taking notes on the titular ‘Man… Read More Tom Kunkel on the Man on Fire