Opinions Archive

SHOULD CONFEDERATE MONUMENTS STAY?

Like many other Piedmont College students, I have lived in the South my whole life. I was raised around country music, comfort food and people with voices like molasses that say some of the quirkiest things you’ve ever heard.   I grew up …

A DREAM DEFERRED

My education is a right. No one can take it from me if I earn it. I know exactly how much it costs. Whatever privilege has bought me, I have matched in determination. I took a …

HOW SMALL SCHOOLS FOSTER BIG DREAMS

Piedmont is an oasis filled with opportunities and experiences unique to a small campus. If you are like me, a small liberal arts college was not in your original plan. Yet, it instantly became the best thing you never knew you needed.   Going into …

WHAT TO DO DURING A BLACKOUT

With recent weather developments in the realm of hurricanes and tropical storms, it’s wise to prepare for the possibility of a blackout or two. We have already experienced one campus-wide blackout this semester, and I want to make sure that everyone understands what …

KANLER CUMBASS: MY MESSAGE TO YOU

“You can do anything with hard work, ambition and the will to search for greatness.”   As I embark on the journey to fulfill my duties as Student Government Association President, the quote above is a …

FRESHMAN EYE: WELCOME HOME

NATALIE BROWN | CONTRIBUTING WRITER Progressing into our fourth week on campus; third week of classes, I (a freshman) still felt a strange sense of angst, still unadjusted, still trying to find my place.   So what …