Painful fight over First Amendment

Last week, the Supreme Court made a ruling that has the entire nation discussing the meaning of the First Amendment.


Chinese vs. Western parenting: which is number one?

Professor Amy Chua of Yale Law School is the author of "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother." In the essay "Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior," Chua challenges Western parenting techniques, the aptitudes of its children and their work ethic. Chua points out that in Chinese culture, mothers also want the best for their children.  However, they have a different concept of how to make their children the best.


Losing the future

In a column I wrote last July titled "Education is the key to the future." I commented on the financial problems faced by states and municipalities and the measures local governments were taking to clean up their fiscal houses.  Among the options being considered at the time were cuts to education spending from elementary to higher education.


Letter to the Editor

In response to "Nebraska needs harsher DUI laws,"  from March 8, 2011


Go Radio a force to be reckoned with

 

Go Radio may be new to the music scene, but front man Jason Lancaster is a veteran when it comes to writing explosive songs that catch the ears of music fans everywhere. The singer and guitarist, formerly of Mayday Parade fame, knows how to write an album that will stick. Go Radio's first full-length album, "Lucky Street," is a perfect taste of pop rock.


Topher, you could do better than “Take Me Home Tonight”

Regular viewers of the now defunct "That 70s Show" can tell you that Topher Grace was always too good for the show. I got the same feeling watching his new 80s comedy, "Take Me Home Tonight."


Nebraska needs harsher DUI laws

You can change, rearrange, add on  or totally repeal the current laws concerning drunk driving in Nebraska. But if someone wants to drive drunk, he or she is going to do it. It's scary but true. No law can completely stop drunk driving.


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.