False expectations plague college experience

November 12, 2019 Richard Miller 0

It’s easy to fall into the trap of having high expectations for the long-awaited four years of college. I remember being a freshman in high school and hearing my upperclassmen friends excitedly talk about which schools they were applying to as they counted down to graduation. […]

People should appreciate their co-workers

November 11, 2019 Richard Miller 0

An ice cream shop, a grocery store, a diner, a five-star hotel, an administrative finance office and a college newspaper. These are all the places — in order — where I’ve worked in my two decades on Earth, and each of them has impacted me greatly (not including brief stints in housekeeping and being a personal shopper). […]

People should not be afraid of emotions

November 5, 2019 Richard Miller 0

‘Living your best life’ promotes false happiness Richard Miller Opinions Editor From a young age, our parents tell us “don’t cry” and “there’s nothing to be sad about.” We’re taught as children that our automatic […]

Reality television fails to represent minority groups

October 21, 2019 Richard Miller 0

Since its inception, reality television has been controversial. The genre claims to be representative of real life, but how can that be if the programs are accurately representing everyone? In the past year, more than ever, there has been a discussion of racial discrimination amongst the genre. […]

Huffman sentencing shows need for reform

September 23, 2019 Richard Miller 0

On Sept. 13, “Desperate Housewives” actress Felicity Huffman became the first parent to receive a jail sentence in the nationwide college admissions scandal that broke news earlier this year. According to CNN, Huffman, who was caught paying $15,000 to inflate her daughter’s SAT scores, was sentenced to 14 days in jail, a year of supervised release, 250 hours of community service and a $30,000 fine. […]

Fans rejoice with return of ‘Dancing with the Stars’

September 23, 2019 Richard Miller 0

What do a Motown legend, a Super Bowl MVP, a former White House press secretary, a country music singer and the most recent star of “The Bachelorette” all have in common? They are all trying to tango their way into America’s heart as the new contestants of this season of “Dancing with the Stars.” […]

CRC advocates for recovery, alliance

September 17, 2019 Richard Miller 0

For many students, college brings a lot of firsts — living on their own, buying and cooking for themselves or the first time they go to party. For the latter, they may be exposed to alcohol or drugs, which can lead to substance use disorder and leave students wondering where to turn for help. […]