Seeking Direction in Your Life? Outdoor Education May Point the Way

Seeking Direction in Your Life? Outdoor Education May Point the Way

The wallpaper on my computer is of a remote and beautiful place in the Utah desert. The different shades of red and orange seem endless when I stare at the picture’s detail. It’s a special place to me, and while I didn’t take the picture, I’ve stood at the same exact point numerous times. Most […]

Is it Time to Level the Playing Field for College Athletes?

I love college sports. I’ve got the Knights, Yellow Jackets, Tar Heels, Hoyas, Maroon Tigers – you name it. If I can catch a game, I will. My brother-in-law, who’s from New England, recently schooled me about lacrosse, so now on top of college football, basketball, baseball and volleyball, I’m hooked on that, too. And […]

Why Can't You Just Be On Time?

Imagine going to any public event and a fight breaks out over saving seats. This was just the case recently in Memphis, TN, at the Arlington High School graduation ceremony held at a church. The embarrassing story and video went national. It seems one family was saving seats for someone, but when another family tried to sit […]

No, There is No Ghost in the Campus Library Stacks

Toward the end of an old favorite film, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962), a newspaper reporter tells Jimmy Stewart’s character, “This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.” In that case, the printed legend created a much-admired local hero because the myth was more compelling, exciting and interesting […]