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Is the system “rigged”?

Is the system “rigged”?

The system is rigged. Well, at least Donald Trump thinks so. So does Bernie Sanders. And so do many others …

April 24th, 2016 |  

What animals can teach people

What animals can teach people

Throughout life we may stop to think about all the things that we can teach animals. We could teach dogs …

April 20th, 2016 |  

Watch out for Dead Man’s Curve

Watch out for Dead Man’s Curve

You may have heard about Dead Man’s Curve. For some of you of my generation, it’s the title of the …

April 17th, 2016 |  

Reflecting on the internship

Reflecting on the internship

First of all, I’d like to apologize for not publishing a column in a while. I hope everyone has been …

April 13th, 2016 |  

Forever had come to an end

“Since thou wasn’t precious in my sight, thou hast been honorable, and I have loved thee.” Isaiah 43: ____________________________________________ The …

April 13th, 2016 |  

What those medical terms really mean

What those medical terms really mean

There’s usually nothing funny about a hospital. Let’s face it, there’s a lot of sick folks there. But I did …

April 10th, 2016 |  

It’s complicated and there’s a history

It’s complicated and there’s a history

It’s complicated and there’s a history. The problem has been around a long time and others have tried to solve …

April 3rd, 2016 |  

God does not miss the mark

God does not miss the mark

I’m sure you’ve seen this scene before in the movies. Our hero is walking through a treacherous jungle, alley, deserted …

March 27th, 2016 |  

What is the real problem?

What is the real problem?

The Charles Colson of 1972 would have loved this presidential election season. He was the Special Counsel to President Richard …

March 20th, 2016 |  

Oh the joys of spring!

Oh the joys of spring!

Spring starts March 20th this year and that means the flowers are going to be blooming, the insect population will …

March 18th, 2016 |  

He still can’t sing

This morning, this weepy February morning, politely turned her back on the sun for a while; clouds are low and …

March 15th, 2016 |  

Just doing their job

Just doing their job

“I don’t make the rules. I’m just doing my job.” That was a line I used, or one similar to …

March 13th, 2016 |  

Romanticizing depression

Romanticizing depression

As I mentioned in my last column, part of my thesis for the research paper on social media’s effects on …

March 11th, 2016 |  

Remember to take a picture

Remember to take a picture

It’s probably my favorite picture. It’s a photo of five scraggy looking guys in front of a little fishing boat. …

March 6th, 2016 |  

Embarking on an internship

Embarking on an internship

Hello fellow citizens of Sampson County! My name is Cheyenne Harbison and I am a fourth year student at the …

March 2nd, 2016 |  

Why did the chicken cross the road?

DONALD TRUMP: We will build a big wall to keep illegal chickens from crossing the road. We will have a …

March 1st, 2016 |  

Addressing issues unique to black students

Addressing issues unique to black students

Having taught high school social studies for 34 years with the Clinton City Schools, this statement that I am about …

February 28th, 2016 |  

What’s right for Cam and Trump

What’s right for Cam and Trump

The smile wasn’t there anymore. Cam Newton wasn’t happy. His team, the Carolina Panthers, had just lost the Super Bowl …

February 28th, 2016 |  

Mr. Abe and the Holocaust

Mr. Abe and the Holocaust

When they asked if I wouldn’t mind driving Mr. Abe back to Raleigh, I quickly agreed. I was actually looking …

February 14th, 2016 |  

The most important question

The most important question

Who? What? Where? When? Why? Those were the questions we were told to try to answer in every news story …

February 7th, 2016 |  

It’s not the wolf at the door

It’s not the wolf at the door

Finishing up this column, I’m assuming there was another Republican debate this past week. The past debates have drawn a …

January 31st, 2016 |  

Remembering Greensboro and Dr. King

Remembering Greensboro and Dr. King

As I sat in the Civic Center, I noticed the four stools sitting at the counter. The setting was for …

January 23rd, 2016 |  

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