Letter to the editor: Brandon Frye
The current Arkansas Constitution may prohibit anyone from running for public office that denies the existence of a supreme being.
Militarization trumps timid politics
As the conflict in Ukraine comes to a head, the United States seems to show an increasing interest in keeping Russia out of Ukrainian affairs, and with good reason.
Our View: FAFSA standards, setting up for failure
The recent deadline to apply for federal aid has left money on many students’ minds.
Letter to the editor: Lt. Col. Cecil Lee Clark
A-State Alumnus and best-selling author, Dave Grossman, uses these analogies to describe people in our society. Grossman asserts most people are sheep. He doesn’t use the term condescendingly. He simply says most people are kind, law-abiding citizens who are peaceful, productive members of society who have no intention of hurting anyone.
School leaves no time for job searching
Congratulations! It’s your final year of college and that big kid job is out there waiting for you.
Our View: Reforming our focus on current events
In his State of the Union Address, President Obama said immigration reform will be a focus throughout the coming year.
Subjectivity in sports: a necessary evil
The Olympics were abuzz with concerns over incomplete hotel rooms, snowflakes that don’t open or most importantly subjectivity in judging.
Clarifying the Ukraine paradox
With the closing of the Sochi Olympic Games, Americans should turn their narrow foreign political gazes slightly westward to the violent revolutionary protests in Ukraine.
Our View: Breast cancer, time for true awareness
From the NFL to organizations on campus, breast cancer awareness continues to be a topic of conversation for everyone in the United States, not just women.
Sorting opinion from fact in news
Breaking News Alert: Hillary Rodham Clinton is not seeking the office of the United States. Yet.
While she has not officially announced any plan to run for the presidency, watching any cable news outlet will give you a completely different story.
The right option for Medicaid
The election of State Senator John Cooper in the Senate District 21 special election is already having an effect in Little Rock.
Our View: Breaking the cycle with net neutrality
The Internet has always been a resource for anyone to use. It makes finding information much faster and connecting with people from all over the world easier than ever.
Normally the Internet is thought of a free-range domain in which one can search for and connect to anything.
Letter to the editor
As one of the few states that permit its prisoners to serve lengths of up to 10 years in solitary confinement for a variety of infractions, Arkansas legislators need to strongly consider reformation of its antiquated penal system.
Success is more than presence
In many classes students are riding on the cusp of too many absences.
Although some professors do not have strict policies regarding attendance, other classes threaten to penalize students up to a letter grade per unexcused absence.
Our View: Hypochondriacs, a plague of misinformation
Aches, pains and unusual mental states all have medical terms that can be found on an online symptom-checker.1 comment
Income inequality is a package deal
Some minimum-wage workers are certainly teenagers or secondary earners in middle-class households.
However, the available data from the Economic Policy Institute suggests roughly half of the workers to be affected by the $9-an-hour raise proposed on the national level are families earning less than $40,000 a year.
Sochi nightmares show U.S. fortune
The winter Olympics of 2014 has brought much attention to the town of Sochi and to the country of Russia.
U.S. Olympians seem to be holding their own, despite the fact they can not flush soiled toilet paper, drink the city’s water, take a hot shower or count on an elevator being there when they open the doors.
Our View: The resume paradox, duality versus quantity
For most students the goal after school is to obtain their dream career.
Raising questions about minimum wage
It always seems as if some politician is preaching the pitiful pittance that is minimum wage.
Letter to the editor: Lynita Cooksey
The decision to conduct classes is based on a simple principle: are conditions safe for students, faculty and staff to reach and navigate campus.
Our View: Taking the pressure out of Valentine's Day
Flowers, chocolate and romantic dinners have been at the forefront of many couple’s minds since the buzz of Valentine’s Day began.
As the day gets closer, students, single or not, are being bombarded with flower commercials and signs of romance.
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- Middle East Studies Night to announce award recipients
- Anderson and Hamilton thank SGA for great year
- SGA President Revealed
- A-State Choir invades the stage in upcoming opera show
- A-State Chancellor gives update to Faculty Senate
- Honors students take a semester to study abroad in Spain
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