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Meditating to relieve stress

October 9, 2012

Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

College is stressful, and finding time for yourself can be hard. Meditation can be a good way to concentrate and relax. Despite how old meditation is, it’s still relevant in current times in which stress is wide-spread and pressure is very high. Using this relaxing technique is very useful. I have had great experiences with...

Afternoon napping ideal for college life

October 9, 2012

Filed under Opinion

If you were like many children, naps were the worst part of the day. Naptime in preschool or kindergarten made you feel like a baby and you couldn’t wait to be a grown up kid in elementary school. If you are the average college student, naps are the best part of the day. A short break between classes and work means you can...

Political Gaffes: Fun to laugh at, don’t take so seriously

October 9, 2012

Filed under Opinion

Everyday, politicized headlines blare, “Romney cuts Big Bird” or “Obama hates business owners.” In a world where stress and anxiety have a hold on people’s lives, sometimes it is best to take a breath and relax, and not become wound up at the mistakes politicians make. Unintentional or not, gaffes are a staple of American...

Second year student reflects on dorm life­­

September 26, 2012

Filed under Opinion

Across the nation many students are moving into college dorms and experiencing the dorm life. At first some students may be scared or nervous about moving away from the safety of their home, and learning how to live on their own. Yet dorm life is a great experience that will teach students many things and will be a great source...

Nothing beautiful about toddler pageants

September 26, 2012

Filed under Opinion

Stage lights come off and the audience quietly waits for the show. Faces powdered with make-up, long hair flowing neatly, tan skin glowing, and the contestants anxiously wait for their time to shine. For many years, there have been plenty of beauty pageants all over the world. Little did people know that this decade would hold...

Democratic platform didn’t need change

September 26, 2012

Filed under Opinion

There were 4,543 words in the constitution when it was first ratified in 1,787. The country’s most important document does not contain the word God, and people do not bicker or question it. So why is it that when a political party does not refer to God directly in a platform a group of people suddenly throw a fit. This nation’s...

Crushed: Student loan debt at record high

September 26, 2012

Filed under Opinion

“Student loan debt nationally topped $1 trillion in 2012, more than credit cards, car loans or any other type of consumer debt,” according to the Huffington Post. Filing bankruptcy might seem like a good solution out. What many don’t know is that student debt is not like any other debt, it cannot be discharged by filing...

Manning shines for Mile High City in Broncos debut

September 11, 2012

Filed under Opinion, Sports

The first week of the NFL season always comes with much excitement and expectations for the coming season. But no city in America had more excitement for the coming season than the city of Denver. Their new man under center, Peyton Manning, a future hall of famer, made his first start for the team at home against the Pittsburgh...

‘Never forget’ becoming a thing of the past

September 11, 2012

Filed under Opinion

It has been 11 years since the events of that tragic events of Sept. 11. As the years went by wounds heal and grief was aside, but so were the memories. “We will never forget” is a saying, but the actuality of that is slowing becoming unrecognizable to college aged students. In 2002, The Crusader did a survey concerning...

Voting, not just for grandma

September 11, 2012

Filed under Opinion

Voting has played a major part of America’s history dating back to well before the Constitution was even drafted. The idea that every individual has equal say in the management of their country, state and city is the foundation of the United States. Even businesses, clubs and organizations also commonly adopt the use of democracy...

A Player’s View: How fans can support the volleyball team

August 29, 2012

Filed under Opinion, Sports, Volleyball

Volleyball is an emotional and entertaining sport. The whole team has to fight for each point and every point is important. The quality of play of an experienced team becomes stronger with volume. Loudness, constant conversation and communication on the court keeps players excited, so a successful team also needs their fans....

Keeping track of time

August 29, 2012

Filed under Opinion

Time always seems to be ticking when a person is in college. High school was always set on a schedule that someone else built, and classes started and ended at certain times. Like most students, I never struggled with managing my time until I reached college. Unlike high school, time in college is a different story of its own....

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