Localizing period poverty

MARA THARPMARY.THARP.17@CNU.EDU Prior to Winter Break, an organization on campus received local news coverage on their petition aimed to end “period poverty” on CNU’s campus. The club, PERIOD. @CNU, is the campus chapter of a nationwide organization that has dubbed itself PERIOD. The organization’s mission, listed on its website, is to “celebrate periods and provide…

In response to collegiate petitions

Complaining is an art that needs to be taught TYLER MELONETYLER.MELONE.14@CNU.EDU Complaining is the pinnacle of expression. It is the affirmation of consummation and the explication of revelation. Whether or not complaints are valid, it is essential to the process of a democratic society that an appropriate and unfettered method of self advocacy be protected…

Stop complaining about dining hall food

CNU offers varied options year-round, it’s time we appreciated it It is indeed that time of year. You walk into Regattas and pretty much head straight to the cereal line, dismissing whatever is on the menu for the day. If you don’t like buffalo chicken wraps or chicken tenders, Tuesday and Wednesday have you feeling…

Another basic holiday PSA

Helping others should take priority year-round, not just at Christmas It is finally that special time of year where we get together with our loved ones and make memories that will last for years to come.   Because of this time of year, people often think about what they have and look to give back…

To deck or not to deck the halls?

Decorating early for winter holidays is not ridiculous One of the issues that I have noticed to cause the most disagreements between roommates during this season is the timing of decorating for the holidays. For many of us who celebrate Christmas or other December holidays, decorating for this season is a medium for college students…

Thanksgiving: the middle child of holidays

We should be celebrating this forgotten holiday Ah yes, it is that time of year again. The days are shorter, nights get colder and Christmas music is consistently jingling in the distance. This is one of the best times of the year. Well , this and spring semester final exam week. Going through the school…

Dear Einsteins…

Thank you for fueling my caffeine addiction. Thank you for helping me stay awake in class. Thank you for helping me with all-nighters for projects and papers. I know that any time I need to get coffee and work late, you’ll be there ready for me and everyone else. You aren’t just a coffee place…

Make Thanksgiving a break again

Attempts to alleviate finals stress have led to a tough final two weeks of classes Being a college student shouldn’t force you to choose bet ween spending time with your family, spending time with friends, going broke, or failing out, but these are often the choices students find them-selves making. This is most evident over…

Countries need borders

Deploying the military to the border is necessary to defend U.S. sovereignty If you’ve been paying attention to the news lately, you’ve probably noticed something about a caravan of people marching to the US southern border from Central America. The caravan started off with approximately 200 migrants but has since grown to more than 7,000…

You can dance if you want to…

End-zone dancing is a necessary component of the sport Thanksgiving is traditionally a time for food, family and football and this year was no different. However, this year I found myself actually invested in the game.  It happened after an interception by the Bears during their match against the Lions. Cornerback Prince Amukamara celebrated with…