The Crimson Crier

Great actor gone, not forgotten

Beryl Kessio, Opinion Editor

February 17, 2014

Filed under Local News, Opinion

On Feb. 2, screenwriter David Bar Katz discovered an unresponsive Philip Seymour Hoffman on the floor of his West Village apartment’s bathroom. On Feb. 2, the world lost a brilliant artist. Hoffman, who would often be found...

Fear of shots is something we never outgrow

Bria Calhoun, Web Editor

February 6, 2014

Filed under Opinion

One thing most children have in common is thinking that the doctor’s office is not a run on the playground. It is more of a monster playing hide and go seek under their bed. The reason that children are afraid of the doctor’s...

Traffic director cause more problems than solutions

Kasey Stender, Lifestyles Editor

February 6, 2014

Filed under Opinion

It is quite a well-known fact that there are not very smart drivers bee-bopping around. “Third grade drivers,” my father would call them. After driving for about a year now, I have encountered my fair share of these. A vast...

Board’s decision to change start times not good for students

Logan Grant, Reporter

February 6, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Madison County Board of Education has plans to implement a later start for the high schools in the area. Elementary and middle schools would start at the usual time of 7:45 a.m. while high schools would start at either 8:30 or...

In tea vs. coffee debate, student picks both

Kasey Stender, In- Depth Editor

January 28, 2014

Filed under Opinion

In the hot liquid world, there has been a long-fought debate between people who favor tea and those who favor coffee.   Now, as a lover of both, I can appeal from both sides. Tea is warm, sweet and bitter at the same time...

President’s speech does not quell fears, magnifies public paranoia, student says

Riley Wallace, Editor-in-Chief

January 27, 2014

Filed under Opinion

A menagerie of inconsistencies, President Barack Obama’s eloquently-worded Jan. 17 speech on National Security Agency reform and American technological privacy left more questions than answers to a public that every day feels...

Political officials’ shame campaign

Noah Lombard, Reporter

January 8, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Whether it is an affair of sorts or foul play, politicians are often caught involved in scandals. Should a politician’s job excuse their actions and lifestyles? Absolutely not. These people are not just doing a job. A job...