GRAEME GALLAGHER | CO- EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Over the weekend, I had the privilege to attend the Associated Collegiate Press Best of the Midwest Collegiate Journalism Convention in Minneapolis with the St. Norbert Times. While one may think that a journalism convention would be boring, I believe that it is quite the opposite because of the high… Read More I am a Product
JARED GARTZKE | OPINION EDITOR For me and a lot of my friends right now is a strange time in our lives. For so long we lived like an animated shadow, believing we were the cause but we were all marionettes of someone or some system. Even though, in retrospect, we were living our lives… Read More Existential Crisis 101
DAYNA ERICKSON | OPINION COLUMNIST It seems that the Internet has taken over our society. I am genuinely concerned that technology has become such an intricate part of our culture that one could not survive in today’s America without it. How sad is that? We traded technological advancement for our humanity, and, quite honestly, we… Read More Is Conversation Dead?
EMILY BUELLESBACH | OPINION COLUMNIST Are you ever just sitting in your room and thinking, “Wow how did I get here?,” comparing last year to this year and your progress in life thus far? I had one of these internal conversations in my head this past week; nothing inspired these thoughts besides the silence in… Read More A Self Check-In
ALDO GONZALEZ | OPINION COLUMNIST Throughout the 20th and 21st Century, North Africa has been engulfed in political turmoil. From Gaddafi in Libya to Hosni Mubarak and Abdel al-Sisi Egypt, Corrupt dictators in this region have obtained their power through military support and action while their civilian populations suffered under their rule. In 1969, Tripoli,… Read More Corruption in North Africa
ALDO GONZALEZ | OPINION COLUMNIST Over the past year or so, I’ve been watching baking shows and competitions on an on-and-off basis. I don’t watch TV that often, and so it’s just when our family is looking for some entertainment we would all like. The funny thing is: I don’t bake, nor do I know… Read More Economics and… Baking?
JARED GARTZKE | OPINION EDITOR Over break I had a weird experience. To set the scene it was the Monday night after break started, and on Monday nights I drive from Appleton to Green Bay to play Magic the Gathering. I usually stay in Green Bay till about midnight because after magic we all go… Read More A Weird Winter Break Experience
JIMMY GROOM | OPINION COLUMNIST Latin America has been known as one of the most dangerous areas on Earth. From corrupt politicians, revolutions, cartel violence and drugs, Latin America is in the midst of a geopolitical disaster. Although Latin Americans are governing themselves, many of their issues stem from foreign intrusion in their governmental systems.… Read More Guatemalan Crime and Corruption
EMILY BUELLESBACH | OPINION COLUMNIST As 2020 began, some of my friends recently posted on Snapchat stating that they were going to digitally disappear and take a break from social media. This is very common to see people do; they wipe away any activity on Instagram, Facebook, etc. However, it isn’t long until they log… Read More Positivity in Social Media
ALDO GONZALEZ | OPINION COLUMNIST This past summer, my lawnmower was acting up. It got to the point where I was not able to mow the lawn well, so I took up the task of learning how to maintain it. Until that point, I only cared to refill the gas, and not for the oil… Read More Knowing Useful Stuff