Speaker touches on leadership differences across generations

| Tyler Koester reporter | A dozen students were schooled in the importance of possessing leadership skills in these times by motivational speaker Corey Taylor in Yates Hall on Thursday, Feb. 19. Taylor spoke at Pitt State as part of the school’s celebration of Black History Month. Taylor is a producer, speaker and author. One of the films he helped produce is The Wayman Tisdale Story, which tells the story of the late NBA player and jazz musician. He was awarded an Emmy Award and three Telly Awards for the film. Taylor has also directed federal grant-based programs and worked as a school board member. His other titles include the co-founder and president of Conquest…

Boy Scout policies need to change for the future

Gretchen Burns | managing editor It has recently come to my attention that the Boy Scouts of America have thought about revoking its ban on openly gay people participating. I feel that not only does this ban go against the morals that scouting teaches, but it limits the help that this scouting organization could obtain. As a lifelong Girl Scout member, I feel that the similarities in scouting still stand. If a person were homosexual, that would not limit ability to lead a Scout troop. How would being gay stop a leader from being able to teach knots, or teach survival skills while camping, or leadership skills? If you know what you are doing, your…