OPINION


9/12/2017, 7:32pm

Misconceptions abound regarding DACA

This labor day weekend, I was fortunate to speak with immigrants in the Reading, Pennsylvania, area and share their stories as part of a literary project called Writing Wrongs. 


11/5/2019, 12:00pm

Commentary: Give it a thought: Imagine what 100 % looks like

The Shippensburg University community and campus life is often fragmented into smaller groups. Our university is defined more so by our individual groups and lacks a central school spirit. The truly disappointing part of our campus climate is the large percentage of our population that is not involved on campus. 


10/15/2019, 1:45pm

Commentary: To raise the smoking age, raise the draft age

  A bill titled the “Tobacco-Free Youth Act” is making its way through the United States Senate committees. The bipartisan bill, sponsored by majority leader Mitch McConnell (R) and former vice-presidential candidate Sen. Tim Kaine (D) would change the federal smoking age from eighteen to twenty-one. 


9/19/2019, 8:35pm

Commentary: Fair, biased newsmedia

Last week I wrote my commentary “Mending the Rift” about the need for Americans to be open to other people’s ideas and not be afraid to discuss political matters. The purpose? To foster community in our nation, to understand differences and gain insight on other possible solutions to our nation’s problems.


4/2/2019, 7:38am

Social media perpetuating spread of misinformation

The dawn of social media brought about a quick and efficient method of mass communication that has the potential to allow an enormous amount of information to rapidly reach the hands of a large percentage of the world’s population. 


3/26/2019, 12:00am

The State of our Union is not strong

Every year when I watch the president’s State of the Union Address, I see only half the room stand up at a time, and hear the president only value their party’s platform ideals, or just the pure political tension in the room.