Advice: Ceasefire with f-bombs The misuse of the English language

By Jonathan S. Hogue ~Opinions & Editorials Editor~ My goodness, where do I begin with this rant? If you walk through any building on campus, just listen to the conversations you’ll pass by. Quite often, I’ll walk through Gallagher and hear someone greet a friend with, “F*ck, how are you?” or “Shit, I’ve got so much to do tonight.” When did curse words become this common in everyday language? Now, as I rant about this, I must come clean. I’m very guilty of doing this at times. Somedays the world can get a bit annoying and a good curse word just … Continue reading Advice: Ceasefire with f-bombs The misuse of the English language

A perspective on hate in the U.S.

By: Jonathan S. Hogue ~Opinions & Editorials Editor~ The state of our political affairs frightens and saddens me. Today, we have individuals running for office who call Mexicans rapists, threaten to “carpet bag” nations and ban a religious group for the cause of “taking America back.” Especially with the backdrop of Black History Month, a time for the nation to reflect on issues of divisiveness, Americans have turned their back on true social progress. Growing up, I often heard stories about my grandfather who marched with Dr. King. He was imprisoned for three days after the march in Selma because … Continue reading A perspective on hate in the U.S.