Category: Opinion

First Week Written in the Books

OpinionUCentral- September 6, 2013

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Sports Decoded: Let’s Talk about the Cowboys

Sports Decoded: Let’s Talk about the Cowboys

OpinionCody Johnson- August 29, 2013

Let’s talk about the Cowboys. No I am not talking about the Oklahoma State Cowboys or you’re good ole fashion John Wayne type of guy. I am meaning the Dallas ... Read More

My Cosmic Journey on the Big Yellow Diesel Chugging Monster

My Cosmic Journey on the Big Yellow Diesel Chugging Monster

OpinionUCentral- August 29, 2013

I was the first person picked up by the school bus as a child. I would get up at least an hour before most kids, drag my feet around the ... Read More

The Rise and Fall (And Rise Again?) of Vince Young

The Rise and Fall (And Rise Again?) of Vince Young

OpinionUCentral- August 28, 2013

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50 Years of Progress

50 Years of Progress

OpinionUCentral- August 27, 2013

As some of you may know, Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013 marked the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, a civil rights movement event known for its crowds and the ... Read More

Gap Years Impact Graduation

Gap Years Impact Graduation

OpinionUCentral- August 23, 2013

A trend is setting for students to take a gap year between graduating high school and going to college, during their first three years of college, or between their bachelor’s ... Read More

Enjoy the Ride

Enjoy the Ride

OpinionUCentral- August 22, 2013

“An exciting or very unusual experience,” is the formal definition of an adventure. To me, that’s the definition of life. Life is one big adventure and this new school year ... Read More

New School Year Resolutions: Tips for Surviving

New School Year Resolutions: Tips for Surviving

OpinionUCentral- August 22, 2013

When I was a freshman, I looked at the start of college as a mountain of sorts. There were so many foot and hand holds that I needed to master ... Read More

The Rounds: College Football Season is in the Air

The Rounds: College Football Season is in the Air

OpinionUCentral- August 21, 2013

This is the part of the year where my inner sports nerd gets all giddy. Conference media days kicked off last week and for me this is a sports version ... Read More

Back Seat Beatings

Back Seat Beatings

OpinionUCentral- August 19, 2013

I’ve known Jake since we were both “knee high to a grasshopper,” as my mother’s father would say. We were both three, Jake and I, when his family moved across ... Read More