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Editorial: Rack city, a dangerous place

April 16, 2014

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Two weeks ago, you were robbed. Many of you might not have noticed it, and if you did, you might not have even recognized the robbery for what it was. That's not to say nobody noticed, because the Union received more than it'...

Editorial: Weaving the budget dry

April 7, 2014

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Despite their obvious benefit to society, running a public school is always an expensive prospect. In addition to having all of the typical business expenses, employees, insurance, maintenance, etc., schools must provide supplies...

Editorial: Free money, no problems

March 24, 2014

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

In many cases, your education can pay for itself if you look in the right places and ask the right people. Financial aid is typically the first place students go to when looking for a way to pay for their education, but there ar...

Editorial: U-GAY-L-Y, Uganda ain’t got no alibi

March 5, 2014

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Phone rings. “Hello Mr. President, there are homosexuals running toward your house with burning torches and machine guns. You need to evacuate.” Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni signed a bill on Feb. 24 stating any h...

Editorial: Actions before reactions

March 5, 2014

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

While you sit in class, you hear gunshots go off. You look around your class and see everyone with a cell phone receive an alert on the incident. You don't have a cell phone so you are out of the loop until a classmate l...

Editorial: Homeless no longer

February 19, 2014

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

EC Foundation's recent announcement regarding its initiative to create optional housing for students has come to fruition. For the upcoming semester, an estimated 60 to 80 students will potentially benefit from the new venture....

Editorial: Murdock Stadium gone, but not forgotten

February 12, 2014

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Demolition of Murdock Stadium began a month and a half ago and most of us in the community are still feeling a sense of loss and sadness to see the stadium go. Some are even angry, even though the project has been in the works...

Costly election bill must find an alternative payment plan

March 29, 2012

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

EC must allocate money to an unexpected election bill while students continue to suffer from anticipated budget cuts. Tuition is on the rise and classes are being cut each semester. Colleges aren’t only facing enormous...

Transfer limits punish prospective students

March 29, 2012

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Being a college student is hard. With budget cuts reducing class availability and slashing counselor hours, getting stuck in the system is no longer a concern, but an inevitability. And as of last Monday, it’s getting even...

Requirements leave tranferees concerned

March 7, 2012

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Competing for admission to colleges is becoming harder each year. With forecasted budget cuts for the 2013-2014 academic year, many colleges are proposing a change in their admission policies that would force students to re-evaluate...

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