I'm not sure whether I would even consider joining any branch of the U.S. Armed Forces these days.

Why?

1:10 PM Oct 20, 2014

I write to you in response to Mr. Michael Cejer’s letter, titled “Public Schools need to improve students’ academic performance” (Reader forum, SMCC student letter, Oct. 1).

6:56 AM Oct 3, 2014

In the 2012 election for President, with the economy still suffering and Benghazi fresh on everyone's minds, Obama received more votes than McCain did in 2008. However, Republicans did not put together a compelling campaign based on American values.

7:34 PM Oct 2, 2014

My hat goes off to the Jackson sisters, who bravely fought the discrimination acts against them, at all institutions, where education and life learning experiences, should be derived, not deprived.

11:49 AM Oct 2, 2014

The United States is currently ranked 26th for scores in math, according to the international PISA tests. Our scores forscience and reading are just as abysmal, a poor 21st and 17th, respectively.

12:32 PM Oct 1, 2014

When Dennis Stieber asked me if I would be a part of his campaign for County Commissioner in the New London area, it didn't take me long to enthusiastically say yes.

11:40 AM Oct 1, 2014

The way that the public education system treats art programs is unreasonable. Art programs are seen as excess, and are normally the first programs to get cutbacks. The school system seems to lack the foresight to see the importance of art.

7:09 PM Sep 30, 2014

Should the United States intervene with ISIS? President Obama’s Syrian plan just recently passed in the Senate by a vote of 73 to 22.

2:07 PM Sep 30, 2014

The road conditions in Perkins Township are anything but glorious. I have lived in various parts of this township for virtually my whole life, and the roads have always caught my attention.

7:09 AM Sep 30, 2014

I am writing to express my concern on minimum-wage laws in the United States.

It has come to my attention that many people find the current minimum wage of our country ($7.95), to be unfair.

7:34 PM Sep 28, 2014
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