Students for Human Life defends club as more than “anti-abortion”

Emily Kruse and Emily Kruse and Dan Lundberg

October 18, 2011

Filed under Opinions

Dedicated to addressing today’s most pressing and controversial life issues, Students for Human Life is the type of club that inevitably draws some degree of community feedback, as recently observed in an opinions article in... Read more »

Dress it up for Mass

Anna Landis, Staff Writer

September 20, 2011

Filed under Opinions

The first few days of school are always the best: reconnecting with old friends, meeting new teachers, and beginning the chaos of a new school year. And traditionally, with beginnings also come change. This year one of the... Read more »

Opera is underappreciated

Emily Kline, Staff Writer

September 18, 2011

Filed under Opinions

New York’s Metropolitan Opera broadcasts six performances yearly to movie theaters across America, including the West End’s Icon. Opera is easily accessible to the everyday person for the first time, yet one rarely hears a... Read more »

We can only gain from performing Fiddler on the Roof

Shannon Galvin, Staff Writer

September 16, 2011

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Last year, I heard my classmates go ballistic about the spring play not being accurate: Taylor wasn’t black, Gabriella wasn’t Latina, and Sharpay had brown hair. Now my favorite critics come around with a new batch of complaints... Read more »

Reflections on bin Laden’s death and our generation

May 13, 2011

Filed under Opinions, Staff Editorial

It’s hard for people our age to remember a time before September 11. Sure, maybe we remember 1st grade and “Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood,” but an American culture while the Twin Towers still stood eludes memory for most of... Read more »

Donald Trump: good idea

Bernardo Vigil, A&E Editor

April 27, 2011

Filed under Opinions, The Soapbox

As soon as Donald Trump officially announces his presidential candidacy, I’m going to campaign for him.  Stuffing envelopes, making phone calls, knocking on doors, I’ll even tell them I’m fluent in Spanish so they can send... Read more »

Lack of creativity hits Hollywood

Jen Vogl, staff writer

April 22, 2011

Filed under Opinions

At the theater, I noticed something as I watched the previews before the movie started. Nearly every upcoming movie sported a tagline proclaiming it to be a “sequel to a hit movie” or an “inspired remake.” The few movies... Read more »

Taylor Swift: overrated and boy crazy

Nicole Friend, staff writer

April 21, 2011

Filed under Opinions

Every time one of her songs comes on the the radio I cringe, get a little sick to my stomach, and proceed to quickly change the station. Taylor Swift’s singing and guitar playing are on my list of “things I refuse to listen... Read more »

Vikings’ stadium pros vs. cons

Connor Reis and Matt Muenzberg

April 20, 2011

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PRO: The Los Angeles Vikings. That’s a scary thought. The Vikings are the only thing that brings people together in Minnesota. Walk around a mall or even go to church on any Sunday in the fall, and you’ll see countless... Read more »