Category Archives: Opinion

  • Sisters Gabby (left) and Alisha Lovelace (right)

    To pop, soda or soda-pop, that’s the questionEntertainment, Opinion

    Commentary by LeKyndra Duncan We all have different ways of pronouncing words, like saying “wash.” Do you say it like “wa-sh” or “war-sh”? Some even say orange or they add the “ch” at the end to make it “orangech.” Talking to most of my friends from St. Louis, the difference between “her” and “hur” (hair) […]

  • Book reviewer Robert Pannell.

    Summer book review series: ‘The Swerve’Entertainment, Opinion, Reviews

    Book review by Robert Pannell Greenblatt, Stephen. The Swerve: How the World Became Modern. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2011. Print. Winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction, The Swerve: How the World Became Modern by Stephen Greenblatt reconstructs history by showing the reader the reciprocal effect history and literature have on each […]

  • Dawn Wheeler of Missouri Valley College

    Student work: Imagining life in early 1400sEntertainment, Opinion

    Story by Dawn Wheeler MVC course: Humanities I  (My name is Dawn Wheeler.  My life is a balancing act of being a wife, mother of two, work, and school. Mary Slater assigned this Imagination Paper in her Humanities I class.  I took the class online as part of my core requirements.  Humanities I was not […]

  • MVC student Amos Atibila

    Growing up in a big familyEntertainment, Gallery, Opinion

    Column by Amos Atibila Growing up in a big family. There is nothing more fulfilling than talking about a family culture that has contributed immensely to ones way of life. The way we speak, walk and the way we live our lives is backed significantly by the various values we learn from our upbringing and […]

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    Joys and challenges of motherhoodEntertainment, Featured, Opinion

    Column by Rebecca Richardson Motherhood can be described as two words: Unconditional love. The kinship relation between an offspring and the mother is treasured for a lifetime. From the moment I got the news of my pregnancy to the instant my son Gavin was placed in my arms, I knew that this is what I […]