Editorial

April 12, 2013

Restrictions on emergency contraceptives lifted, opponents raise moral concerns

A federal judge has reversed a Food and Drug Administration ruling in order to make the Plan B emergency contraceptive available to women without a prescription, regardless of age.
April 5, 2013

Google’s homepage design ignores Easter holiday, prompts concern among Christians

Although it would’ve been nice for Google to post an Easter-themed doodle, there was a resulting consequence from this story that raises a needed reminder for conservatives and Christians alike.
March 29, 2013

Frivolous government spending wastes taxpayer money, increases U.S. debt

This past week the House Ways and Means Committee asked the Internal Revenue Service to release a pair of videos they produced in 2010.
March 22, 2013

Hate crime controversies highlight fundamental truth of fallen man

According to CNN, two separate hit-and-run deaths have spurred controversy in Mississippi about hate crime reports.
March 14, 2013

TSA to lift ban on pocketknives, creates safety concerns for passengers, flight crews

In a surprising twist of events, the TSA has lifted the ban on traveling by air with pocketknives.
March 8, 2013

Reality TV show oversteps boundaries of appropriate, decent entertainment

Here Comes Honey Boo Boo is a TV reality show airing its second season on TLC.
March 1, 2013

Recent scandals in athletics serve as reminders that athletes are humans too

From cycling to basketball to running, sports as a whole have had an alarming number of scandals recently. Double-amputee and Olympian sprinter, Oscar Pistorius, has been charged with the shocking murder of his girlfriend on Valentine's Day this year.
February 22, 2013

Carnival Cruise complaints valid, but reveal first-world comforts that are taken for granted

Carrying more than 4,200 people, the cruise ship had suffered a loss of electricity and its propulsion system when a blaze erupted in the engine room Sunday, Feb. 10. The 893-foot Carnival Triumph was left drifting in the Gulf of Mexico, 150 miles off the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula.
February 15, 2013

Inefficiencies too extensive for U.S. Postal Service operations

On Friday, Feb. 8, the U.S. Postal Service released the financial report for its first fiscal quarter and announced a $1.3 billion loss.
February 8, 2013

Racism claims: legitimate concerns or spurred by oversensitivity?

Last week, USA Today reported that charges of racism were made against soft drink giant, Coca-Cola, after an ad deemed by some to be controversial was uploaded on YouTube.
January 25, 2013

Man’s sinful nature, not media, to blame for violent crimes

On Jan. 16 President Obama asked Congress to support a $10 million investigation of the impact of violent video games and entertainment on the mental health of society.
December 7, 2012

Excessive union demands to blame for Hostess

When Hostess Brands declared bankruptcy on Nov. 16, shoppers snatched up the business’s remaining baked goods from store shelves for fear that they would never be […]
November 30, 2012

Sandy devastation triggers debate over relief for illegals

In the aftermath of the destruction left by Hurricane Sandy, which hit the Northeast a few weeks ago, a new and pressing issue has emerged concerning […]
November 9, 2012

New York City Marathon cancellation outrages some, brings hope to others

When New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced last Friday that Sunday’s marathon in the city would be canceled due to the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, […]
November 2, 2012

Rise of social media adds new perspective to this year

In just a few days, millions of Americans will turn out to vote a president into office for the next four years. While most of us […]
October 26, 2012

Latest doping allegations mar Lance Armstrong’s legacy in deception

Cyclist Lance Armstrong, once lauded as one of the greatest athletes of all time, saw his legacy all but completely destroyed this week when he was […]
October 19, 2012

Reaching out to demonstrate God’s love and holiness to homosexuals

“I am speaking about a very sensitive issue. I would even wager to say that it is the most heated social issue of our day.” This […]
October 12, 2012

Considering the call for short-term mission work

During this coming week, campus will be filled with mission agencies recruiting workers, sharing their ministries and their passion for the Gospel to the student body. […]
October 5, 2012

“Online churches” forgo in-person fellowship for Internet chatrooms

In an age when most of us get the majority of our news, communication and entertainment from the Internet, it’s understandable that many young Christians are […]
September 14, 2012

Dems waste opportunities at DNC

By this point in the presidential race, many of us are just ready for it to be over. But last week’s Democratic National Convention made even […]