Category: Opinion/Columns

Minnesota Timberwolves make playoffs

By Kyle Stumo Logos Lite Student May 1, 2018 For the first time in fourteen years, the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Denver Nuggets to punch their ticket into the NBA Playoffs. Minnesota beat Denver 112-106 on Wednesday, April 11, to grab the eighth seed from Denver.  The Timberwolves then had to face the Houston Rockets in the first round of the playoffs. The series started in Houston where the Timberwolves lost the first two games … Continue reading Minnesota Timberwolves make playoffs

Market yourself to get ahead in job market

By Allyson Effle Logos Lite Student May 1, 2018 Graduation is almost here! Some graduates are planning to transfer to different universities, and others will be heading into careers right off the bat. To get a job, you need to focus on doing well at interviewing. Interviewing is very important for the employer to consider you as a future employee. Be prepared for their questions, and market yourself. Show that you are the best for … Continue reading Market yourself to get ahead in job market

Power Outlet

By Miranda Wulff Logos Lite Student April 10, 2018 Benvenuti a Italia. Bienvenue en France. Bienvenido a España. People who have the opportunity to travel to another country need to know that they might find themselves in a situation where they are unable to charge their devices due to incompatibility between power outlets in different countries.  After getting off of the plane, phone batteries are often low on charge after the 12 hour flight. It’s … Continue reading Power Outlet

NBA Should Use 16-Team Seeding Playoff Format

By Kyle Stumo Logos Lite Student April 10, 2018 An idea that has come up over the last six months is a new playoff seeding for the NBA. The new seeding would take away conferences for the playoffs and rank teams based off their wins and losses. So, instead of one conference being weaker than the other one like the Eastern Conference is compared to the Western Conference, they will have all teams who have … Continue reading NBA Should Use 16-Team Seeding Playoff Format

Music Offers Perspective 

By Miranda Wulff Logos Lite Student April 10, 2018  “J’ai trouvé le sens de la raison qui m’entraîne…” It’s a line in a French language song entitled, “Le Sens de la Vie,” by the French singer Tal. Translated to English, it means, “I found the sense of reason that drives me.”  Some people may choose to not listen to songs in other languages because they don’t understand the meaning. However, disregarding songs in languages other … Continue reading Music Offers Perspective 

America is still great

By Allyson Effle Logos Lite Student April 10, 2018 The United States of America: a great nation and a land of opportunity. Why do individuals, especially the youth, think the opposite? Is it what they are seeing on media? Is it what they are being told? Or is it that they have a big heart and want to take care of everyone? The youth is trapped inside their phones. They see a lot of things … Continue reading America is still great

Physical books, eBooks and audiobooks offer differing benefits

By Miranda Wulff Logos Lite Student March 20, 2018 Did you hear the news? You may have chosen to read it instead. Arguably, the same key points will be covered in a news story whether it’s part of a news segment or a news article. As for print or digital media like newspapers and digital articles, the content and the wording are almost always exact. What would happen if these comparisons were made for books? … Continue reading Physical books, eBooks and audiobooks offer differing benefits

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