No surprises at the 83rd Academy Awards

The Super Bowl for movie fans kicked off Sunday night with the 83rd Acadamy Awards. Producers attempted to enliven the show by hiring young, hip actors Anne Hathaway and James Franco to host.


A football player’s thoughts…

It's tough to just sit here and know that a program I dedicated 5 years of my life to has vanished overnight.


The art of bowling: campus edition

By Noelle Ashley, Contributor I was in my freshman year at the good ol’ UNofO, just testing the waters, people-watching by the fountain at the...

No easy answers in Arizona shooting

In the wake of the deadly shooting in Arizona, it's very tempting to take the easy way out by placing blame and restricting freedoms in the name of security.


Tough fight for school reform

 

Education in the United States is a hot topic lately.  There is no question that American students are falling behind in test scores compared to their international counterparts. There are many theories regarding the causes and just as many regarding potential solutions to this problem. One of the ideas most debated right now is the concept of reducing the federal government's role in education while increasing the parents' role through school choice.


Valentine’s Day means more than Hallmark, candy and flowers

As a hopeless romantic, I think Valentine's Day is a very exciting time of year.  It may be  my favorite holiday.


Male-dominated sports need women’s divisions

Joel Northrup trained long and hard for the Iowa state championship in Des Moines. His record was 35-4 and his opponent was a freshman girl, Cassy Herkelman. The homeschooled Northrup decided to forfeit, stating it was inappropriate to wrestle a woman.


Were Super Bowl Groupon ads over the line?

About half of the people who watch the Super Bowl aren't watching it for the actual game. They're watching it for the commercials.