Staff editorial: SGA endorsement Our perception on the SGA election and CQK

By: Staff Editorial This year’s Student Government Association (SGA) election brings changes to the voting process and the Newswire’s method of endorsing a ticket. In prior years, students have a full semester to prepare for the election season and typically choose from a pool of two or more SGA tickets. This year, the Newswire staff met with the sole ticket running for the SGA executive positions. Similar to previous years, the editorial staff conducted a thorough review of the candidates’ credentials and proposals. This editorial will provide a grading rubric for how the staff evaluated the candidates’ platform ideas. The … Continue reading Staff editorial: SGA endorsement Our perception on the SGA election and CQK

Marty McFly arrives in 2015 Where exactly is that new sound that we’ve been looking for?

By: Nick Bergeman ~Staff Writer~ “So tell me, future boy, who’s president of the United States in 1985?” “Ronald Reagan.” “Ronald Reagan, the actor? Then who’s vice president, Jerry Lewis?” When “Back to the Future” was released in 1985, writer Bob Gale had a bit of fun mocking how ridiculous someone in 1955 might find the world in 30 years, as exemplifed by above dialogue. “Back to the Future Part II,” released in 1989, took its own shots at predicting 30 years in the future based on the original 1985 film when Marty McFly travels to 2015 on a mission … Continue reading Marty McFly arrives in 2015 Where exactly is that new sound that we’ve been looking for?

Drinking away hypocrisy How age restrictions on alcohol limit adults from being adults

By: Max Creager ~Staff Writer~ It took me quite a bit of energy to write what is already self-evidently true to you and anyone who has even had the impulse to think on this subject. Alcohol exists in societies as a reasonable tool with many benefits, and regrettably, the cause of many disasters. Put simply by author and polemicist Christopher Hitchens, “It is a good servant and a bad master.” As you already know, in the case of the United States, legal adults cannot determine for themselves whether to use alcohol or not until three years after they have already … Continue reading Drinking away hypocrisy How age restrictions on alcohol limit adults from being adults