Josh Smith Contributing Editor

Class of 2014


  • Committee reveals Carnival 2012 theme

    The Spring Carnival Committee announced the 2012 Carnival theme, As Seen On TV, at the Tartans’ Cèilidh Weekend football game last Saturday.

    News | October 31, 2011
  • Belly dancing lessons can provide challenging, unique opportunities

    Opportunities are forks in the road of life. They act as pathways to new experiences and trials that can shape our character.
    Our responses to these opportunities make all the difference in the world.

    None of this came to mind when I saw an Activities Board poster publicizing a belly dancing workshop in the University Center.

    Forum | October 17, 2011
  • New Arrested Development must maintain appeal of original

    Cynicism is incredibly prevalent in modern society. It has become a sort of cultural norm to expect empty promises, making skepticism the only reasonable way to view the world. I would be lying if I said there is no reason to be a cynic: We are facing turmoil as a nation, under the trials of a prolonged recession, an increasingly volatile political system, and countless other conflicts that plague...

    Forum | October 10, 2011
  • 50/50 discovers humor in cancer struggle

    50/50 is based on writer Will Reiser’s own experience in dealing with cancer and the struggles that come with it, from both a comedic and a serious standpoint. The appeal of this movie comes from how effectively humor and drama are blended to make a story that is both heart-wrenching and heartwarming.

    Pillbox | September 26, 2011
  • Automatic bathrooms make life less simple, less eco-friendly

    I try to avoid public bathrooms at all costs, usually for the same reasons you do. When I can’t avoid them, I make sure that the process is as swift and painless as possible. The inclusion of automated devices in bathrooms, including the bathrooms in the University Center, should aid in this process, yet upon further inspection they waste both time and resources. Let me go on to explain (in not to...

    Forum | September 26, 2011

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