Opinions

What’s the danger with strangers?

5 years ago sdmulgrave Comments Off on What’s the danger with strangers?
Taylor Boyd Staff Writer Walk at a brisk pace when you pass them, but remain calm. Do not look them in the eye, speak to them, ask them about their day or even be friendly to them in any type of way. In other words, never talk to strangers. That was the number one rule Read More

The great pumpkin spice debate

5 years ago sdmulgrave Comments Off on The great pumpkin spice debate
Elizabeth Sims Staff Writer It is the most wonderful time of the year. And by that, I mean it is time for pumpkin spice to be everywhere. From traditional pumpkin pie and pumpkin spiced latte, to the crazier pumpkin bagels and pumpkin ravioli, we have finally gotten to that time of the year where we Read More

The great pumpkin spice debate

5 years ago sdmulgrave Comments Off on The great pumpkin spice debate
Douglas Hardman Opinions Editor There seems to be a huge epidemic, growing bigger over the years, and I have finally had enough of it: all things pumpkin spice. Sure, it is fall and the smell of leaves and Ugg boots are in the air, but the over-abundance of pumpkin spice has gone too far. This Read More

Food for thought

5 years ago sdmulgrave Comments Off on Food for thought
SHAY MILLS Opinions Editor They day our parents graduated from high school, they were told to go to college and create the best lives for themselves as possible. In other words, “hasta la vista” and good luck with all that, kid. We, on the other hand, have so many more alternatives to life after grade Read More

Congress coffee break

5 years ago sdmulgrave Comments Off on Congress coffee break
DOUG HARDMAN Opinions Editor I smell something: it’s bull—-! This whole government crackdown is completely idiotic and unnecessary. Just because Congress cannot make a simple decision on something as equally stupid as Obamacare does not mean we need to jeopardize the jobs and well-being of the citizens of these United States. Equally frustrating is the Read More

DOD: death of dance

5 years ago sdmulgrave Comments Off on DOD: death of dance
ALEXI O’HEARN Staff Writer The doors of the club slowly open and a plume of overdosed cologne pours slowly outward. Inside, the incredibly loud bass from the speakers vibrates drinks at the bar like a scene from Jurassic Park. Nearby, a female plants her legs far apart, places her hands on her knees and proceeds Read More

Dude, where do I park?

5 years ago sdmulgrave Comments Off on Dude, where do I park?
DOUG HARDMAN Opinions Editor Do you ever just have one little thing that irks you and has the potential of ruining your day? I have mine and it is being unable to find an open parking space on campus. There is nothing that drives me more insane than driving around campus for 10 or more Read More

Mafia flock

5 years ago sdmulgrave Comments Off on Mafia flock
SHAY MILLS Opinions Editor When there is a deer in the road, it moves. The deer may give you an idiotic look at first, but nonetheless it will move and allow you to pass. When there is a dog in the road, it removes itself from the situation before you even reach it. When there Read More

The grass is greener outside of the gate

5 years ago sdmulgrave Comments Off on The grass is greener outside of the gate
ALEXI O’HEARN Staff Writer It is early morning when the alarm goes off and the commuter reaches over to press the snooze button, choosing not to strike it a third time. The debate over getting ten more minutes of sleep or showering concludes as the commuter makes their way towards the bathroom. Freshly showered and Read More

Cinderella syndrome hits the campus

5 years ago sdmulgrave Comments Off on Cinderella syndrome hits the campus
DOUGLAS HARDMAN Opinions Editor We all have a little party animal in us. We like to dance, stay up late until we see the morning sun, drink and have good times with friends. But, it seems that the good times will have to end early as the new Virginia Wesleyan policy slashes the party time Read More