Opinion

Recognize the potential for your leadership

Leadership is a topic that we don’t talk about enough on this campus. There are scholarships given to students who show leadership – in high school. Students are encouraged to volunteer, take leadership roles in organizations on campus, and otherwise be a leader on campus, but do we talk about it other than that? Not […]

Opinion

Be Safe and Speak up

Usually, I try to write articles that I find enjoyable to write. I typically find something that I find to be relevant to something I find interesting that week. This week is different for an important reason. Although I enjoy writing enjoyable pieces, this week, I need to use my voice to speak up and […]

Opinion

My Christmas break goals for you

It’s hard to believe that this is the last story I’ll write for the Collegian this semester. No worries – I’m planning to return in the spring. As we prepare to enter the abyss that is finals week, I want to look back on eight things I’ve learned in 2018. I asked on Twitter last […]

Opinion

Unpopular opinion: the great Nike ad debate

Rachel Lyons When Nike announced its newest advertisement, which aired on September 6, featuring a Colin Kaepernick voice over, the public went crazy. Many were not happy that Kaepernick, who started the trend of athletes kneeling during the national anthem, was being given a public platform to speak, and possibly promote his actions. The naysayers […]