Cyberbullying an increasing trend

Everyone uses Facebook, MySpace, instant messaging and texting as forms of convenient and immediate communication. In fact, the privacy of such digital mediums are more in depth than they appear. They exploit hidden secrets of the most vulnerable at young people. Digital media has been known as the last straw for several teenagers and the…

Three “F’s” to define a chief’s run

Looking back on the past year of my lead-role of the kaleidoscopic Setonian newspaper, I feel as if I have achieved three F’s. These three “F’s” do not necessarily rate the quality of each printed newspaper in 2009, but basically establish a rating of emotion and sentiment. I promise not to bore you with a…

Abnormal happenings make you appreciate the normal ones

There is a definition of normal and a definition for abnormal, then there is a definition for the just plain weird. Although I cannot exactly spill out Webster’s version of “weird,” I can give you a few nouns that will raise some eyebrows and filter thoughts of contemplation through your mind. Examples of things that…

Police report buzz

According to the police report released on October 13, 2009, a notable difference in the amount of crime rates on campus is significantly lower. The police report is compiled from statistics from 2006, 2007, and 2008. Although the alcohol violations decreased 52% from 2007 to 2008 and the vandalism rates decreased 56%. While vandalism and…

Fluing through the semester and beyond

How many times have you flinched and scooted away from the kid who sneezed in class? How many conscious thoughts have filtered through your mind labeling his or her “sniffle” as a symptom of the swine flu? It has crossed everyone’s mind. Face it; we are all paranoid about the H1N1 outbreak.