Keep your eyes closed, unless you want to lose your mind is the major tenet of the 2018 film “Bird Box,” which was released on Netflix mid-December. While it has received a huge amount of views, it left me with a sense of disappointment when I was hoping for a true horror film. Read more
With the semester coming to an end, I’ve learned several important tips for getting by. Specifically, I’ve learned to constantly check my email or else risk missing information. Read more
Everybody knows the consequences of smoking and how it is bad for those around them. Some have even taken commendable steps to stop their bad habit through different means such as chewing nicotine gum, behavioral therapy or even quitting cold-turkey. Read more
As college students, we always joke that we are dirt poor even though we may have a decent sum in our bank account. For some though, this is a serious issue. Read more
Whether people love them or hate them, everybody knows about scary movies. With movies like “Silent Hill,” “Paranormal Activity” and “The Orphan,” the horror movie genre has made a path within the movie industry and with quite the reputation. Sadly, scary movies are generally not held in hig… Read more
If there was one word to describe myself, many would think it would be the color red. However, in the deepest parts of my heart, I am a book lover. Entrapping myself in a new world, mainly of steamy love affairs and faraway lands, I find my happy place. Read more
The Student Activities Council has seemed to struggle in appealing to the student population with its concerts for the past few years, but with fresh ideas, this year may be different. Read more
A resonating message freshmen heard during college orientation was, “college is what you make of it.” With over 200 organizations on campus, there is plenty to get involved in. Read more
It has become a customary routine for me to enter the local grocery stores, in search of what I call, “my happy juice.” Usually it is accompanied by a tasty frozen pizza, or pasta, or any other food item that screams, “I have no life outside of school.” Read more
Gun control is arguably one of the hottest topics in the nation. As Americans, we live in a desensitized culture. Citizens across the country have formed several groups in effort to combat the issue. So far, there hasn’t been much change. Read more
We, the student leaders of inclusive, representative campus organizations, welcome and value individuality and encourage students to act as true Bearcats. Read more
Northwest Missouri State Athletics is known for its success across the national stage. At the same time, bumps can occur along the road Read more
April is National Autism Awareness Month. People will be turning on blue porch lights and posting puzzle pieces all over social media to support those on the autism spectrum. Many of those supporters will also tend to support one the nation's largest autism advocacy organization, Autism Speaks. Read more
It’s never been a hard task for me to conform, if I must. I say conform because it is the only word to relate to the actions of watering down my culture, my beliefs, my ecentric “Wow, how did you get your hair like that!” style, to fit the standards that have always surrounded me. Read more
Graduation is a time of great celebration, a time to recognize one’s accomplishments and reflect on what the last four years have meant to us and those around us. But to those of us who are not graduating, it is a time to say goodbye to some of the most influential people we have met here on… Read more
The three western modes of persuasion are as follows: ethos, pathos and logos. When even these ceased to effectively communicate an issue, I turned to a rock. David himself beat Goliath from the simple slinging of one to the temple. I’m not one to resort to such violence, but solve my proble… Read more
People will argue that parents should never lie to their children about anything, not even when it comes to Santa Claus. I believe children are better off experiencing all of the “magic” of Christmas and the mysteries it brings.
With 2018 coming to a close it is that time of year in which all humans look back on the events of the year and reflect on what 2018 has meant to them and what 2019 will mean going forward.
With the semester coming to an end, I’ve learned several important tips for getting by. Specifically, I’ve learned to constantly check my email or else risk missing information.
With the Thanksgiving break approaching, it is time to make the annual trek home to Blair, Nebraska. A small town not unlike Maryville, Missouri, and is a little gem hidden amongst a circle of hills in western Nebraska.
The recent passing of Amendment 2 has brought medical marijuana to the state of Missouri. While it can benefit people experiencing pain from a range of illnesses, it has consequences that need to be taken into account.
Everybody knows the consequences of smoking and how it is bad for those around them. Some have even taken commendable steps to stop their bad habit through different means such as chewing nicotine gum, behavioral therapy or even quitting cold-turkey.