Author archives: VKahin

  • A ban, alternative facts and (maybe) some protesting

    February 8, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

    Many years ago I took an anthropology class. As we arrived to class one day, my classmates and I encountered the professor, with a piece of pink chalk in hand, drawing little pink hearts on the chalkboard. By the time most of the students had taken a seat,...

  • Thoughts on the power of signs and symbols

    October 26, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God (John 1:1). Something can be said about the importance of signs and symbols and the meaning they are able to carry. Indeed, the level of meaning they are able to convey far exceeds...

  • Handing the torch over to the Millennials

    August 3, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    I’ve got good news and bad news. (Are you surprised you’ve never read anything in a newspaper before, which actually opened with that line?) But seriously (or not) the phrase “I’ve got good news and bad news” has become an inside joke at the Daily...

  • A bright life calling in an obscure story

    March 16, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Rivers dyed green and flowing beer can be nice; so can green beads, green pins and T-shirts proclaiming one’s luck on this day, all adorned with a glittery four-leaf clover, because it just wouldn’t be special without glitter. But let’s be truthful. The...

  • Exercise can improve mental, physical health

    October 19, 2014 • EditorialComments (0)

    Since moving to Roswell, I have gained 10 pounds. I must say that my diet has been terrible ever since my first year of college three years ago; I ate Mexican food almost every day my first year and then I ate Panda Express almost every day during my second...

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    RHS dance team plays Santa to CASA kids

    December 17, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell High School dance team, led by Kim Castro, stopped by the Chaves County CASA offices Monday to make a donation of Christmas gifts. “We do this once a year, around Christmas,” said RHS senior Shania Hernandez, 17. She said she realizes how...

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    Holly-Day Magic Art and Craft Show to offer goods for good causes

    November 17, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A sample of gourd art by Bob and Yolanda Espinoza, participants in this year’s Holly-Day Magic event. (Courtesy Photo) A more extensive version of this article will appear in Vision Magazine, available Thursday, Nov. 21. The article in Vision will include...

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    Faith and music: What John Fuss is about

    September 27, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    John Fuss stands inside First United Methodist Church. (Vanessa Kahin Photo) He once worked with the late, great Leonard Bernstein, before a series of fortunate circumstances and lucky twists and turns helped bring this musician to Roswell’s First United...