The Viewpoint

What is SOPA?

Alberto Garcia, A & E Editor

February 9, 2012

What is SOPA? The Stop Online Piracy Act which was proposed in the House of Representatives as H.R. 3261, this past October and was postponed on January 20th of this year. It was postponed until further notice, but only after mass action against the proposed bill on the 18th of January, with website...

What is wrong with Disney?

Alberto Garcia, A & E Editor

January 24, 2012

The other day I was watching the TV the other day and the channel that it was on was the Disney channel. The shows have changed so much from when I was a kid. Back then the shows were actually funny. Now they’re just weird. The show had a scene about some kids at a dog show and one of them was at...

What’s In A Name?

Brittney Means, Opinion Editor

January 12, 2012

Why do celebrities choose the names they do for their children? On January 7, 2012; Beyonce and Jay Z welcomed their daughter Blue Ivy Carter into the world.  Blue Ivy is not a very common name and it may lead people to wonder what the reason is behind Beyonce and Jay Z naming her that.  According...

“Heaven is for Real” comes to O’Neill

“Heaven is for Real” comes to O’Neill

Caitlin Wilson, Web Editor

December 1, 2011

Sonja and Todd Burpo, co-authors of “Heaven is for Real”, were in O’Neill Friday November 18. They ventured to O’Neill to talk about what their son, Colton, went through when he slipped out of consciousness and went to Heaven while in emergency surgery. If you aren’t familiar with the book,...

Seven Year Old Single Ladies

Brittney Means, Opinion Editor

November 29, 2011

Little girls shaking their money makers. First of all, why are they shaking anything at all; and secondly, why are they making money for it? Dancing today is obviously different than it was in the past.  Today dancing is all about grinding and moving the hips.  However, there are certain ages...

Whn do u txt?

Brittney Means, Opinion Editor

November 22, 2011

"My smmr hols wr CWOT. B4, we used 2go2 NY 2C my bro, his GF & thr 3 :- kids FTF. ILNY, it's a gr8 plc."  This is part of an essay a 13 year old Scottish girl handed in to her teacher.  The entire essay was written in text message language. Is proper grammar being lost in schools because of...

Working Out Stress

Ryan Forth, Editor-in-Chief

October 6, 2011

It seems that stress is a constant at college. It’s in the classrooms, it’s on the basketball court, it’s in every office on campus, and it is something that plagues everyone in existence. That said, amidst the studying and partying, what options are available to get rid of some of all the pent...

Breasts: Au Naturale vs. Implants

Brooklyn Schlote and Dale Krause

March 31, 2011

For women there are so many options to change their appearance, whether it is make-up or plastic surgery. But as the plastic surgery trend seems to be on the rise, we dove into the brasserie of life and figured out what we felt. Natural breast or silicone ones, the answer was up to us. Should women subject...

New Food, New World

Leigha Brandt

March 31, 2011

Imagine yourself lf walking side by side with Queen Elizabeth on a Sunday afternoon; taking a stroll through her courtyard of exotic plants and sipping British tea.  Now imagine yourself on a double-decker staring up at Big Ben in the backdrop of a warm orange sky.  Few words can define London....

Jimmy John’s: The New Kid on the Block

Brook Schlote, Reporter

March 31, 2011

Jimmy John’s, the quick-serve sandwich shop has come to Norfolk, Nebraska. As of February 1st, the establishment, known for their incredibly fast manufacturing and delivery of sandwiches has set up shop at 500 S 13th St. The shop itself has a hipster feel, and makes the waiting experience fly past. ...

The Travel of a Thought

Ryan Forth, Assistant EIC

March 31, 2011

How often will a person think about where a thought travels? For example, how did we suddenly start talking about life in outer space? We were talking about chances. Odds are there are about four parts of that conversation you forgot about. Life is like that. You can look at the beginning of something:...

Sugaree’s saucy spiel: Cinderella is a vegetarian

Sugaree’s saucy spiel: Cinderella is a vegetarian

Brooklyn Schlote, A&E Editor

March 29, 2011

In Peggy Orenstein’s new book, Cinderella Ate My Daughter, she documents trying to raise a daughter in a princess infused world. Seeing tiaras, frilly dresses and plastic slippers everywhere could be bad for your daughter claims Orenstein. “What these companies will tell you is that girls want...

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