Posts tagged Secondhand News

Secondhand News: Inside a cup of coff...

Secondhand News: Inside a cup of coffee
By Jordan Oliver, Opinion Editor April 10, 2013 As a senior Soon to leave, Time isn’t on my side; A many thanks I must give, To those who’ve helped me by. Of course there’s family And there’re friends, God and my teachers too; But there is one Who’s saved me some, To you my debts are due. So to my dear friend coffee, You’ve been more than jus [...]

Secondhand News: Our differences make...

Secondhand News: Our differences make the world go round
By Jordan Oliver, Opinion Editor February 20, 2013 It’s hard to believe that with so many people on this earth, no two are exactly the same. Each and every individual is, well, exactly that—individual! It’s kind of neat to think that every time we meet someone new, we are meeting the only kind of that person in the world…bet you never thought [...]

Secondhand News: Valentine’s Day R...

Secondhand News: Valentine’s Day –  More well-rounded than you think
By Jordan Oliver, Opinion Editor February 6, 2013 A common notion for those flying solo on Valentine’s Day may be that the holiday serves only as a stark reminder to single people that they are alone—that there is no one out there who will be addressing their name on a box of chocolates. Well it’s time to wake up, smell the roses, and open yo [...]

Secondhand News: Time to give it all ...

Secondhand News: Time to give it all we’ve got
By Jordan Oliver, Opinion Editor January 23, 2013 C’mon fellow seniors! This is it.  When the clock struck midnight on December 31, 2012, the ball in Times Square dropped smack dab into our graduation year. These three and a half months of the spring semester are the last we’ll have at HPU, so we need to end strong, leave our mark, and go out [...]

Secondhand News: Take time for yourse...

Secondhand News: Take time for yourself this holiday season
By Jordan Oliver, Opinion Editor December 5, 2012 Tis the season to be jolly—right? Then why is everyone so stressed out? Between final exam crunch-time, shopping for that perfect gift, and preparing for long journeys home, the first few weeks of December are far from delivering all that is calm and right. As much as exam time is sucking up o [...]

Secondhand News: Difference aside, we...

Secondhand News: Difference aside, we have much to be thankful for
By Jordan Oliver, Opinion Editor November 9, 2012 As the long-awaited 2012 presidential election has come to an end, it’s easy to get wrapped up in the heat of the results.  As Romney supporters cringe in defeat and Obama fans celebrate triumphantly, it is important to be mindful of the one, common ground on which we all stand; and to be than [...]

Secondhand News: It’s your futu...

Secondhand News: It’s your future, so act like it!
By Jordan Oliver, Opinion Editor October 3, 2012 With the upcoming election fast approaching, we often hear how important it is to become informed on the presidential candidates and issues at hand. As college students, now eligible to vote, we also hear how critical it is to exercise this privilege. Although I’ve always known that I would exe [...]

Secondhand News: A gift to yourself

Secondhand News: A gift to yourself
By Jordan Oliver, Opinion Editor September 19, 2012 As a senior this year, I often think about the future.  I think about how I can’t wait to get a “real job” and make “real money” in this thing I’ll be entering called the “real world.” While I dream about the great possibilities of a future career and the life beyond school that I am all too [...]

Secondhand News: Recharging the Mind

Secondhand News: Recharging the Mind
By Jordan Oliver, Opinion Editor September 5, 2012 Starting a new school year means diving headfirst into new responsibilities.  With summer fresh on our heels, it’s no easy task to switch into school mode.  Whether we want to or not, we will quickly find ourselves bombarded by assignments, conditioning practices, important meetings and other [...]