Archive for Opinion

What’s the point?

October 29, 2014 Comments

Nick Ingram

Midterms are here, stress levels are rising and the end of the semester is just around the corner. I hope that if you have end-of-the-semester projects that you have started them because they’ll be due before you know it. However, for those of us that have to write 20 plus page papers, we have sleepless […]

So uncivilized Western (Editorial)

October 29, 2014 Comments

Nick Ingram

There has been a growing trend not only in St. Joseph, but also here on our own campus, crime. This is issue nine of the Griffon News and so far this semester, we have reported 36 crimes that have happened on campus including one sexual assault. So far this semester, we have reported 36 crimes […]

Get on the soccer bandwagon

October 29, 2014 Comments

Mika Cummins

Two years ago, I joined the Griffon News sports desk. Covering Western soccer was my assigned beat. I went to every home game and kept up online when they were on the road. I remember watching Abby Widrig kick one from 40 yards out to win it and I remember watching a double overtime loss […]

Choose to be happy

October 24, 2014 Comments

Daniel Cobb

As part of the newspaper production class, we are required to write letters to our class advisor, Bob Bergland. I recently uncovered some of these letters of mine, dating back to the beginning of 2013 when I first started writing for the paper as a staff writer. I unfortunately wasn’t prepared for what my past […]

Body fluid fingerpainting

October 20, 2014 Comments

Andy Garrison

Western was kind enough to give us a new computer/MAC lab in Eder 219 this semester. My question is, if they scheduled classes in this new “lab” almost every block of time each day, what the hell was the point? Professors, so far anyway, are telling students that there is no way they should be […]

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