Time for a change?

A great president, in the middle of great things Caitlin Taylor Collegio Reporter Barack Obama has stayed true to the slogan of his presidential campaign: He has brought change to the United States. Obama has overcome a racial glass ceiling by becoming the first African-American president in the history of our nation, and the same motivation and headstrong qualities that allowed him to do this have, during his time in office, turned our nation around with new legislation, which has created a more successful, more unified United States. So, yes, Obama should run for re-election, despite the constant stream of negative commentary that comes from certain media outlets. Obama has made strong efforts to help…

Greeking out

More than a stereotype Jeffrey Tangney Collegio Reporter I never imagined that I would join a fraternity. It wasn’t that I was opposed to it; I had just never thought of it. After my experience with Phi Sigma Kappa, however, I am strongly in favor of the Greek community, both locally and nationally. The biggest benefit I received from the nearly four semesters I spent with the Phi Sigs was the development of interpersonal skills. I was a shy, reserved kid throughout high school and my first year in college. I lacked the ability to approach people and introduce myself, I shunned activities involving many people and I would never try new things. After I…

The wrong war, the right reasons?

Why no-fly zone  was a mistake I feel that America has lost track of what its job is in the world. We are not here to go around and spread democracy to other countries and the decision to help Libya is the latest in a long line of misguided attempts to do just that. I am an advocate for a policy of semi-isolationism, where we would maintain neutrality unless there is a threat to our own freedom, or the freedom of multiple countries that are already free. I feel that unless there is a Hitler-esque threat, then we should let people be. We failed to establish our ways in Iraq. We failed in Afghanistan. There…