Editorial Observers

Let them eat cake

This is the story of the kid I allegedly bullied in elementary school. I remember Robert very well, but I don’t remember having any terribly …


Ebola and religon

Over the past week, the Ebola outbreak has become a massive problem for the world. This deadly disease has spread remarkably quickly, starting in Liberia …


Is chivalry dead? It should be.

“Chivalry is dead” is an all too common expression these days. It holds a negative connotation, indicating that men no longer care about women. But …


The future of interstellar travel

It’s finally here. This past Tuesday, a contract from NASA was signed that would lead Boeing and SpaceX to develop and engage in manned space …


It just gets better and better

Campus Times’ Rachael Sanguinetti sends off the class of 2014.


Information overload

Disclaimer: I am not a Luddite, per se.
I use technology like everyone else, and to a great extent, I enjoy it. Also, I understand that …


Let it snow…

The snow is gone now, and everyone is rejoicing, but I actually like the snow and don’t mind the cold weather all that much either. …


E-Cigs: Good & Bad

Every year, we’re saying goodbye to more and more familiar analog items. As electronics continue to become smaller and more efficient, everything is going digital. …


shinseki

America needs you

Over a century and a half ago, this nation threatened to fall apart. It was only through the strength and bravery of our citizens that …


SA Endorsement

Campus Times endorses Antoinette Esce and David Stark for SA President and Vice President

Politics aside, junior Antoinette Esce and sophomore David Stark come across as capable, confident, and personable. The passion and dedication that each candidate holds for …


Everyone wins the lottery

As a freshman entering the housing lottery for the first time, I have only heard the most daunting of rumors. It’s been said that  “it’s …


Moderate the in-class essay

I envy speedy writers, people who unfurl page upon page of eloquent prose faster than I can type out a paragraph. One thinks immediately of …


College: Keep it in perspective

“College is the best four years of your life.”

This is a phrase that most of us have grown up with. It came from our parents …


Why Spotify

If you have ever met me personally, chances are I’ve probably popped the question: “What music are you into?” Regardless of the innocence of the …


Treat All Majors With Respect

As human beings, we have an insatiable urge to one-up each other. At a school where being ever better is our theme, we take it …


Zero stars out of five

Charles Darwin once said, “It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that …


Always Forgotten; Never Remembered

On January 21, 2014, a student at Purdue University was killed in a school shooting. Four days later, another shooting took place in a Maryland …


Loving What You Do

I can just see myself now, in some bar sitting next to the Piano Man, rambling on about how I could do so much more …


Print prevails: In defense of the campus newspaper

It’s clear that print media of all forms is struggling and I would hate to see any of it go defunct. But if there’s one …


‘Gravity,’ ‘Aningaaq’ a testament to Cuarón’s genius

If “Gravity” were a symphony — and believe me, Alfonso Cuarón’s space thriller deserves a comparison of that scope — then “Aningaaq” would be the …


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