Opinion

Girls just wanna have…  a Falcons victory

Girls just wanna have… a Falcons victory

It’s that time of year again. When you think of February, most people think of hearts, flowers and chocolates. The stereotype is that women think of Valentine’s Day as one of the most romantic times of the year. But, chances are, when men think of[Read More…]

February 2, 2017 Comments are Disabled Opinion, Sports
Guys want wings, Patriots to clip birds

Guys want wings, Patriots to clip birds

It is that time of year again where the two best teams from the National Football League square off to play in the Super Bowl. Time for all the pizza, wings, and beer to litter the floors of people’s living rooms and local bars, but[Read More…]

February 2, 2017 Comments are Disabled Opinion, Sports
An American phenomenon

An American phenomenon

Musical offers reminder of America’s foundation If you haven’t heard about “Hamilton: An American Musical,” chances are you also have no idea that Donald J. Trump is the 45th president of the United States of America (Which means you haven’t had to see the bickering[Read More…]

January 26, 2017 Comments are Disabled Opinion

Grappling With Politics

In 564 B.C., Arrhichion of Phigalia grappled with an unknown wrestler during the 54th Olympiad to defend his championship. The unknown combatant refused to give up, suffering hours of painful struggle in which he dislocated a toe, until he could stand the pain no more[Read More…]

January 26, 2017 Comments are Disabled Opinion
UPeditorial: Overcome discrimination

UPeditorial: Overcome discrimination

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, as the saying goes, but if communities mimic the past behavior our newest president — the leader of the free world — the people of the United States would be copying a demeanor that is undermining to the[Read More…]

January 26, 2017 Comments are Disabled Opinion

UPeditorial: New Year

There’s an ancient Chinese curse that merchants would tell wary travelers to make them feel ill at ease, and it goes, “May you live in interesting times.” Well, 2016 has certainly been interesting, from celebrity deaths that came one after another to a tiring election[Read More…]

December 1, 2016 Comments are Disabled Opinion

Letter to the editor: Islam is Religion of Peace

Editor, Numerous people in today’s time believe that Islam promotes violence. Islam is a religion of peace. In the Holy Quran it states, “If anyone killed a person not in retaliation of murder, or (and) to spread mischief in the land — it would be[Read More…]

December 1, 2016 Comments are Disabled Opinion

Body shaming can be shameful, harmful

There are two kinds of people in this world: the ones who, according to society, are “smoking hot” and think they aren’t, and the ones who have a more attractive personality than face or body, but think they have it “going on.” Well, okay, maybe[Read More…]

December 1, 2016 Comments are Disabled Opinion
A Mourning in Bangkok

A Mourning in Bangkok

As Americans, we are used to our presidents leading our nation for a maximum of eight years. Whatever we may think of them, we know they will be replaced on a regular basis. Imagine if the same person ruled our nation for 70 years. How[Read More…]

November 10, 2016 Comments are Disabled Opinion

Army Brat’s Remembrance

Stuff happens. A major conflict flares up, and then things die down and people stop caring. Remember when “Operation Iraqi Freedom” was a big deal and everyone had “support our troops” magnets stuck to their car? Now, some people are oblivious that we still have[Read More…]

November 10, 2016 Comments are Disabled Opinion