Opinion

Let’s Celebrate The Real Heroes

Let’s Celebrate The Real Heroes

October 23, 2015 at 11:56 am 0 comments

Has the world’s idea of celebrating moral decency become to general? I mean; we now celebrate men who actually are a father to their kids and waitresses who pay for a meal in appreciation to those who serve their community. All the while these people claim not to want theRead More

Save The Planet, It’s Our Only One!

Save The Planet, It’s Our Only One!

October 23, 2015 at 11:45 am 0 comments

You’re killing me. I’m also killing you. We’re killing each other. We’re killing our loved ones. We’re killing our home. We’re killing Earth. Earth has been around for 4.5 billion years, but how much longer can it deal with us? We have inhabited Earth for thousands of years. We startedRead More

College Survival Tips

College Survival Tips

October 12, 2015 at 11:28 am 2 comments

DMACC’s Classified School Survival Guide It is no secret that college can be intimidating. We go from the sweet comfort of our high schools, filled with familiar faces and established routines, to a world of chaos and independence where we are suddenly adults and no one is barking at youRead More

Columbus Day: Celebrating Ignorance

Columbus Day: Celebrating Ignorance

October 12, 2015 at 10:11 am 0 comments

A genocidal war monger, a lost sailor with no clue, founding father of the trans-Atlantic slave trade, the man who “discovered the Americas.” Out of all those, which do you think is truth? In elementary school we were taught that Christopher Columbus sailed across the ocean believing the earth wasRead More

Oh where did you go, Joe DiMaggio?

Oh where did you go, Joe DiMaggio?

September 30, 2015 at 11:24 am 0 comments

Why do sports teams get so much of our attention? Every year I cheer on my teams in hopes of a win in each game, and maybe the big game (most of the time they lose). Whether it be baseball, basketball, or football, I love watching sports. For most ofRead More

Appreciating Iowa after Colorado

Appreciating Iowa after Colorado

September 30, 2015 at 11:22 am 0 comments

When I tell people that I moved to Iowa from Colorado they give me a look and say, “Why would you move to Iowa?” My answer is always the same: Family. A look of understanding makes its way across their faces and they move on, satisfied with my reply. IRead More

There is more to Africa than poverty

There is more to Africa than poverty

May 1, 2015 at 10:27 am 0 comments

I watched a video on globalization and its not-so-good effects in developing countries in my anthropology class the other day. The countries featured in the video were Thailand and Senegal, West Africa. Senegal shares a border with my country, The Gambia. Which means, we are basically the same people. WeRead More

Where one story ends, another one begins

Where one story ends, another one begins

May 1, 2015 at 10:26 am 0 comments

About nine months ago today, I started a new chapter in my life and moved away from home to start college. I left home with the aspirations of doing something in my life that mattered and something that I could look back on and be proud of. I spent mostRead More