Opinion

March 3, 2017

Column – 3/3/17

Can I be brutally honest? Life hurts. Sometimes we pretend it doesn’t. We paste a smile on our face and go about daily tasks with the […]
March 3, 2017

Stop waiting for your “next big break”: start giving your all now

Recently, a man in Melbourne, Australia, “accidentally” became a multi-millionaire by winning the lottery twice. He said he accidentally entered the drawing twice with the same […]
February 24, 2017

National Day of Unplugging: disconnect and recharge

“Whereas ye know not what shall be on the morrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapour, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away.” […]
February 24, 2017

FINDING AN INTERNSHIP

For certain majors, internships are required for graduation. Internships can be done for academic credit or for the benefit of experience, but for some, the process […]
February 24, 2017

Talkback – 2/24/17

February 24, 2017

Column – 2/23/17

“Whereas ye know not what shall be on the morrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapour, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away.” […]
February 17, 2017

Column – 2/17/17

I used to find my identity in my introversion. I was naturally shy in high school, and I needed something unique to set me apart in […]
February 17, 2017

Let Valentine’s Day prompt acts of love all year long

How did you celebrate Valentine’s Day? How much money did you spend? According to a survey by the National Retail Federation, the average customer was projected […]
February 17, 2017

Talkback – 2/17/17

February 10, 2017

What’s your 100-day plan? Aim high, keep your word, get busy

Exactly 2,400 hours and 144,000 minutes go by in the course of 100 days. A lot can happen in 100 days. America is beginning to evidence […]
February 10, 2017

Column – 2/10/17

At the beginning of Christmas Break, I went to Washington, D.C., with some friends. As you’d expect in a big city, we saw several homeless people. […]
February 10, 2017

Talkback -2/10/17

January 27, 2017

Column

Have you ever pulled up to a drive-thru window to find that the person in the car in front of you had already paid for your […]
December 9, 2016

During this busy commercial season, be kind to employees

Imagine that finals are over and you’re back home. You’ve slept a few days and now are ready for some Christmas shopping. Traffic is a mess. […]
December 9, 2016

Talkback – 12/9/16

December 9, 2016

Column – 12/9/16

On Christmas Eve of 1914, British troops, entrenched along the front lines of World War I, heard singing in enemy German camps. The song they heard […]
December 2, 2016

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I’m white. I have never understood what it is like to be an African-American. Or Latino. Or Asian. Or Indian. The truth is, I will never […]
December 2, 2016

Talkback – 12/2/16

December 2, 2016

Look beyond yourself this Christmas Break: give to others

About 600 hours—that’s how many hours we get to enjoy during Christmas Break. Eat. Sleep. Shop. Repeat. That’s how most of us plan to spend our […]
November 18, 2016

Former Collegian staff: where are they now?

The Collegian has provided a place for hundreds of students to hone their skills in writing, design and photography for the past 30 years. Working on […]