Opinion

Student loans: relationships that just keep lingering

Student loans: relationships that just keep lingering

Student loans are both a blessing and a curse. As college students, we want a degree that will help us get our dream career and excel in life. But to get to that dream we need a large amount of money and the loan companies[Read More…]

October 26, 2017 Comments are Disabled Opinion

UP editorial

LU athletes need support Lamar University participates in 15 collegiate sports, — eight for women and seven for men. The school hosts teams from all across the country, bringing in new talent, new faces and new rivals. Whether it is basketball, football, volleyball or tennis,[Read More…]

October 26, 2017 Comments are Disabled Opinion

UP Editorial: A Little Kindness Goes a Long Way

When a care package arrived at the University Press office last week from the Daily Eastern News staff, the newspaper of Eastern Illinois University, it reminded those of us at the UP of an uplifting fact — that, even weeks after Hurricane Harvey, people outside[Read More…]

October 19, 2017 Comments are Disabled Opinion
Disrobe ‘ravening wolves’

Disrobe ‘ravening wolves’

Pseudo-Christianity dishonors true belief We’ve all heard people condemning others for their sins. Groups like Westboro Baptist Church, who waste no time in shaming pretty much everyone, can leave a bad impression of Christians on the rest of the world. The recent stunt Joel Osteen[Read More…]

October 19, 2017 Comments are Disabled Opinion
Learning Life Lessons

Learning Life Lessons

Juggling life as mother, student requires balance It’s Monday. At 6 a.m. my alarm clock goes off to begin a new day. I learned a long time ago, that if I keep it next to my bed, I will whack it and go back to[Read More…]

October 19, 2017 Comments are Disabled Opinion
Take ownership of the ‘F-word’

Take ownership of the ‘F-word’

True feminism more complex than rights for women; it’s equal rights for all Feminism is a term that was created in the 1880s, but came into mainstream media in the mid-1900s. If you’ve ever read the news or been on the internet, you’ve heard this[Read More…]

October 12, 2017 Comments are Disabled Opinion, Uncategorized
Buffering… Buffering…

Buffering… Buffering…

Today’s students require updated technology It’s a scenario we students have all faced — you’re on your way to class when you realize you forgot to print out an assignment. You dart into the library to print it out, rushing to get it done as[Read More…]

October 12, 2017 Comments are Disabled Opinion

You have a voice — use it!

There are many political issues in our country on a federal governmental scale, as well as politics within our own area. Of course, it is nearly impossible to come to an agreement on everything due to society’s numerous, varying opinions, but many of the issues[Read More…]

October 12, 2017 Comments are Disabled Opinion

Where do you get your protein?

One month ago, I made a decision that would affect not only my day-to-day dietary habits, but my overall well-being and agility in the long run. I cut red meat out of my diet straight away. As my body adjusted, I began cutting out anything[Read More…]

October 5, 2017 Comments are Disabled Opinion

More Than Just Sports

Title IX protects fundamental rights in education When most people think of Title IX, the first thing that comes to mind is sports. I mean, that’s what Title IX was all about, right? It was the law that basically said that colleges had to have[Read More…]

October 5, 2017 Comments are Disabled Opinion