Category: Opinion/Columns

Face-to-face and online classes offer differing benefit

By Miranda Wulff Logos Lite Student February 13, 2018 Should students take face-to-face classes in a classroom or through NIACC’s online class option? When classes cost the same amount whether they’re face-to-face or online, it can make the decision a difficult one. What method of learning is best for an individual truly depends on how the student works best. For instance, one student may thrive in a face-to-face environment while another may be working full … Continue reading Face-to-face and online classes offer differing benefit

No need for guns on college campuses

By Jordan Hamann Logos Lite Student April 11, 2017 April 20th, 1999, changed national security measures on domestic terrorism, as well as changed child safety of children in schools and universities across the nation. Schools began to add security guards/resource officers, all because guns do not belong on educational campuses. The Columbine shooting should have never occurred, just like every school shooting since. After every shooting, educational facilities across the nation review their security procedures, … Continue reading No need for guns on college campuses

Election 2016 – the election of Donald Trump and its aftermath

By Jordan Hamann Logos Lite Student February 14, 2017 For most Americans, the night of November 8th, 2016, will forever be engrained in their minds. That night was hard for many Democrats, Independents, and even some Republicans. Throughout the 2016 election, we were constantly faced with the actions Hillary Clinton took as the Secretary of State and constant batches of emails leaked to citizens and press as well as possible legal issues with the Clinton … Continue reading Election 2016 – the election of Donald Trump and its aftermath

College athletes should not get paid

By Kevin Lennox For Logos Lite February 14, 2017 It’s a quiet topic for now, but at some point between now and March, the debate of whether or not the NCAA should pay their student athletes will heat up again. It’s a debate that happens every year during the NCAA men’s basketball tournament as the schools competing in the tournament will make a lot of money from just being in the tournament. It is something … Continue reading College athletes should not get paid

Conquer college by getting organized

By Samantha Schupanitz Logos Lite Student December 13, 2016 On average, students spend 35 hours a week at school and completing homework, according to schoolcounselor.org, which is the equivalent to having an almost full-time job without getting the paycheck. Mixing in any sports, extracurricular activities, volunteer work, actual part-time jobs and a social life makes for having an organized life almost seem impossible. As for college students, organization is amongst the hardest skill to conquer. … Continue reading Conquer college by getting organized

Informed athletes should speak out on issues

By Juan De La Cruz Logos Lite Student One of the countless reasons that makes the United States of America a great country to live in is because we have the right of freedom of speech unlike other countries. Granted by the first amendment, freedom of speech means the right to express any opinions without censorship or restraint. Professional athletes, just like actors, entertainers and political icons, truly have a platform where they can express … Continue reading Informed athletes should speak out on issues

NASCAR drivers considered athletes

By Kevin Lennox Logos Lite Student According to Merriam-Webster, the definition of athlete is, “a person who is trained in or good at sports, games, or exercises that require physical skill and strength.” One of the debates that comes up every year is the issue of whether NASCAR drivers are athletes. According to former NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon’s Twitter account, it’s a 20 plus year debate. As this debate continues, I believe that these drivers … Continue reading NASCAR drivers considered athletes

The Reality of What Will Actually Get You a Job

By David Becker Logos Lite Student Through the course of time, students have gone to college to get a degree in a field that they have a passion and/or interest in. Schools will tell you that good grades will get you to where you need to be, which is partially true. However, this is college, so you are given a bit more freedom and with that freedom, comes a different way of thinking in some … Continue reading The Reality of What Will Actually Get You a Job