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Friday, May 10th, 2013 by Patrick White
David O. Russell knows how to properly use actors. He’s an excellent director, but mind you, he’s had a history of verbal and physical disputes with them. An audience should always know that when sitting down for a Russell film you know you’ll witness transcendent performances.
Monday, May 6th, 2013 by Joe Hamik
First of all, I would like to acknowledge the fact that I am writing this on a computer and the irony has been noted. Furthermore, I don’t care. If you don’t like it, don’t read it. Go about your business. However, if you have a spare moment to listen to a little rant about a severe downturn in our modern society, then by all means, read on.
Friday, April 19th, 2013 by Joe Hamik
I recently read an article online detailing a teacher’s retirement letter to the school board. After 27 as a professional educator at Westhill High School in New York, Gerald Conti decided to retire stating that his profession “No longer exists.” He states in his letter that he believes that the legislature has “sold out” the [...]
Friday, March 22nd, 2013 by Joe Hamik
Now that I’ve graduated college and I am starting to make my own way in the world, I would be lying if I said I wasn’t nervous or scared. These past few years in college have been some of the best in my life. I’ve learned so many important lessons in this short span of time that have helped shape me into the man I’ve become. I know that I can’t be the only one out there feeling nervous about the future. For those of you in a similar position to myself, and to anyone who’s feeling a little overwhelmed (or underwhelmed) with life, I offer my two cents of sage-like young adult wisdom.
Monday, March 18th, 2013 by Josh Wooster
After living in Hastings for the past six years, I have learned the beauty, simplicity, and quality of a small town.
Thursday, March 14th, 2013 by Amanda McKenzie
This is my favorite time of the year…March Madness!! Basketball, Basketball, Basketball!!
Wednesday, March 13th, 2013 by Mikki Shafer
And the mother of the year award goes to…….. NOT ME!!!! This past weekend was a deadline date for four scholarships to be filled out and sent in. Adam only got one completed and sent in on time. I have to admit that one of them was not going to get turned in since Adam [...]
Thursday, February 28th, 2013 by Cassie Ivy
When I was flipping through a magazine the other night, waiting for my 7-year-old to finish her dance class, I saw one of the things I dread the most during spring – the mention of Daylight Saving Time. Now for some, it may not be that big of a deal, but in our family when it seems there aren’t enough hours in the day most of the time, “losing” an hour is a bit harsh. Especially when your family is made up of more night owls than early birds.