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City makes no exception for indoor hookah license

Wilson Bryan, Sports Editor

May 2, 2013

Filed under Opinion

In the town of Rolla, there is an abundance of culture if one knows where to look. Culture has widely influenced the town, with much of the culture being attributed to Missouri S&T and the kind of tolerance that college has...

Letter from the editor: April

Katie Williams, Editor-In-Chief

May 2, 2013

Filed under Opinion

In today’s society of Game of Thrones, Mad Men and almost any other television show, infidelity is a normal thing to see. If a show has only faithful people, the show seems off and kind of weird. However, I believe that this...

Chalk Talk April: Lea’s ‘terrible, horrible, no-good, very bad day’

Lea Ahrens, Feature Editor

May 2, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Sometimes it feels like the world is out to get you. Trust me, I know. It’s like when you get in a fender-bender, wake up with a dead battery two days in a row and wake up with a flat tire all within seven days. Not like I’m...

The road I must travel, its end I cannot see

Morgan Westover, Arts and Entertainment Editor

April 3, 2013

Filed under Opinion

For me, graduating is a lot like a mid-life crisis – the closer we get to May 24, the more I realize how unsatisfied with high school I am. I feel a great urgency to get out of Rolla completely and move on with my life, but,...

Chalk talk: setting priorities: March

Lea Ahrens, Feature Editor

April 3, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Around this time last year, I was watching my brother prepare to graduate from high school thinking, “Wow, that’ll be me in a year.” And now it is. All I can think of is all the stuff I have to get done, like paperwork and...

Letter from the Editor: March

Katie Williams, Editor-In-Chief

April 3, 2013

Filed under Opinion

I was so proud. I had made it through an entire winter season without getting sick. At most, I sneezed a few more times than usual one day. It was wonderful. It was glorious. Then it all changed. Sore throat after sore throat...

Staff Ed: Sometimes harmless trends go too far

ECHO Staff

April 3, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Our generation seems to be fascinated with the idea of being apart of the latest trends. We want the latest fashions, the latest gadgets. We want to do the cool things that everyone else is doing. Most of these things are pretty...

Staff ed: lockers becoming obsolete, useless

ECHO Staff

March 5, 2013

Filed under Opinion

This year we were blessed with the addition of a new wing complete with fancy science classrooms, new attendance office and really nice bathrooms. However, if you walk down the hallways, you’ll notice one thing that was not...

Chalk Talk: the future of emergeny drills

Lea Ahrens, Feature Editor

March 5, 2013

Filed under Opinion

I don’t know about you guys, but I really thoroughly enjoyed our most recent earthquake drill. The sound effects made it. It was almost as if the ground was literally shaking underneath my feet. The deep rumble and obnoxious...

School safety goes beyond policy

Gage Scurlock, Opinion Editor

March 5, 2013

Filed under Opinion

When a child is afraid for his safety to walk into school, there is a problem. When a teenager sits at their desk pondering the idea of if it is at all possible for a terrible act of violence to strike their high school, there...

The difference between should and can

Gage Scurlock, Opinion Editor

February 5, 2013

Filed under Opinion

A few days ago I was browsing Facebook and checking out the (few) genuine opinions that are left in what is practically a "free thought ghost town" -- almost entirely pictures of people's face with their tongue out, advertisements...

Chalk Talk- January

Lea Ahrens, Feature Editor

February 5, 2013

Filed under Opinion

I’m sure we’ve all heard about Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o and his poor, messed up little situation. In case you haven’t, here’s a little rundown. This guy’s grandmother passed away, and the same day he was told...

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