The Viewpoint

One Man’s Opinion: Smart Phone? You’re Dumb.

Joe Lose, Writer

February 28, 2014

Take a look around you.  Go out to the mall, a bar, restaurant, anywhere.  I guarantee more than half the people you see have their heads down staring at their phones.  Whether they are playing flappy bird or texting someone on the other side of the mall doesn't matter.  They're not taking note of...

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...

Put it Down

Brittney Means, Opinion Editor

October 4, 2011

40% of car accidents in Madison County are caused by distracted drivers. Last Wednesday, Brian Porn of Lincoln, and State Trooper, Bill Price gave students of Northeast Community College a presentation about distracted drivers.  The presentation was full of facts and videos to get the student’s...

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