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.


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...

Point Blank

Another day in America, another gun crime.
Last month, barely a week before Christmas, the nation was shocked and horrified when a young man armed to the teeth with semi-automatic weapons blasted his way into an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., then proceeded to shoot and kill 20 children and seven teachers.  
The killing spree ended when the police showed up and the gunman took his own life.
In the weeks that followed, we were treated to almost daily reports of gun-related crimes and violence from around the nation.  
This should come as no surprise; in 2009 the United States ranked among the top ten nations with the most firearm-related deaths, with 10.2 per 100,000 people.
 


Limbaugh strikes again

It's pure irony when a hypocrite calls someone else a hypocrite. Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh recently attacked First Lady Michelle Obama for indulging in a meal of ribs at a Colorado resort.

UNO Cribs – Mavericks go head-to-head in dorm wars

By Richard Larson, Opinion Editor Nick Riesselman, Freshman, Scott Village Imported chair As wooden desk chairs are provided to every resident, Nick imported a more comfortable option...

Point Blank

Just before Easter, an oil pipeline owned by Exxon-Mobil burst under the town of Mayflower, Ark., sending 5,000 barrels of oil spilling into the streets. The source of the leak has since been reported as a gash 20 feet long and two inches wide. This is only the most recent in a growing list of disastrous oil spills we've had to deal with in America in recent years.
 


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.


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.