Ellen Eldridge, Staff Writer
In 1999, while living in an apartment with no air-conditioning, no television and no dishwasher, Mark Maguire wanted to invest money to join the Georgia Associated Press. That was, until he was told he had membership through his job as a reporter for the Marietta Daily Journal. More than a decade later,...
Commentary by Ellen Eldridge, Staff Writer
￼Homelessness is such an abstract thing to consider, but when broken down into its components, no college student is too far from living in shelters or on the streets.
The thin tether tying us to society is the bond between us and our families and friends. Without these social ties and...
Commentary by Ellen Eldridge, Sentinel Staff Writer
Censorship of art, music, writing, speech or sculpture has no place on a university campus, but when Kennesaw State University President Daniel Papp decided to censor a commissioned piece of art from the grand opening of the Bernard A. Zuckerman Museum Saturday, he ignited...Opinion
As roadside snowmen melt away, future political as well as business leaders should learn how to handle mistakes with humility.
Students learn as early as elementary school that failing to learn about history dooms us to repeat it. Why then haven’t government officials and school boards learned from the past concerning winter...Opinion
Social anxiety and social media circle around each other like partners in a swing dance competition.
While not synonymous, the two phrases engage a similar query to “Which came first, the chicken or the egg?” because multitasking and a compulsion to check-in online more and more often means we are checking out.
Welcome to January—better known as the month where we waste the least amount of money, eat the healthiest and work out the most. Maybe we should refer to the first month of the new year as the start of “resolution season” instead— like duck-hunting season for our wellbeing.
New Year’s resolutions appear year after year...Opinion
No one—except maybe Sheldon on “The Big Bang Theory”— will tell you the Graduate Record Exam, necessary to get into a master’s program, is easy. Some for-profit universities, including University of Phoenix and Capella University, do not require the GRE, so why take it? Potential employers may consider these online...Opinion
To some, internships are a coveted rite of passage, while others consider internships the equivalent of free labor. While the ideal internship provides students the real-world experience necessary to achieve gainful employment, all internships—whether paid or unpaid—are the result of what the students put into them.
The field of...Opinion
If you’ve never experienced the fearful frustration of backing your car out of a space in the one of the KSU parking garages, worried that some jerk driver would careen his or her car into yours, you’re probably one of the jerks. Or you’re one of the pedestrians ducking and running toward the stairwell, terrified someone...Opinion
In the midst of arguments over hope and change, the battles in the ongoing war on drugs leave behind the bodies of students. The policies that make drug use a crime impact students destined to make mistakes and poor choices in their quest to live life to the fullest.
College is known as the time in one’s life to learn from...