Guest Commentary by Benita M. Dodd
March 12-18 is Sunshine Week. Launched in 2005, the initiative promotes open government and pushes back against “excessive official secrecy.”
Sunshine Week is promoted by the American Society of News Editors and Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press. Events of the past year reinforce...Guest Columns
Republican presidential nominee, Donald J. Trump lost a billion dollars in a single year and has allegedly avoided paying half that amount in taxes — an action that has offended many Americans but which Trump says is "smart."Guest Columns
In the wake of these recent attacks, the idea of terrorism has become a major talking point in the news. After these terrible incidents classifying them as terrorism, potential terrorism or even not using the word becomes a major argument in how we discuss these attacks. The problem with the rhetoric is the word, in no uncertain terms,...
September 15th, 2016227Guest Commentary by Brianne Broyles
Today, I’m sitting in a Starbucks outside of Atlanta, typing on my MacBook laptop, sipping on an iced green tea and munching on a reduced-fat turkey egg-white breakfast sandwich. I’m looking at my iPhone and my car keys sitting next to my notepad on the table. I already drank a cup of coffee...
Orlando. We associate the city with many things. Disney World. Universal Studios. Epcot. Now, we associate it with death.
I'm sitting here, unable to sleep. My head screams and my heart cries. According to the last report I saw, 49 people are dead and 53 injured. Their crime? Being gay.
I'm a gay man. I have a tattoo on my left arm...Guest Columns
Commentary By Benita Dodd
Memorial Day is observed on the last Monday in May. Most Americans take a moment from picnics on the unofficial start of the summer to honor those in the armed forces who have died. Some families grieve every day for those lost in action; some return and grieve for fallen comrades they couldn’t...Guest Columns
Commentary by Andy Eggerth
As the head track and field coach at KSU, I believe it’s my duty to advocate for my student-athletes. It was beyond disappointing for 80+ student-athletes when the “Best of KSU” edition came out.
We talk regularly of the importance of our student-athletes being a class act in the classroom, in...