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Remembering the beginnings in college

January 27, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

New beginnings. As an English teacher I know that is an incomplete sentence that lacks a subject and a verb. We can see the intent, but who is it really that is doing the action? As I began to write this column, I thought of the new semester that students from Roswell and the surrounding [&hellip...

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Campus-life activities help freshmen fit in

January 26, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

The first semester of college is seen by most students as the most stressful semester they have ever had. With the added work and stress load, the transition to college can be hard for some students, which is why retention rates are so low. Students tend to...

‘Antifas’ group has its day of violence

January 26, 2017 • EditorialComments (1)

Oh, how I have longed for the day that President Barack Obama would finally leave office. The beginning of the Trump presidency to me has been rather surreal, with how rapidly the government has been changing. Donald Trump has already taken executive action...

Trump’s inauguration was simply enchanting

January 25, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

I honestly thanked Jesus watching our new president’s bright and populist inauguration address on tape delay Friday night, nicely peppered with cutaways of citizen Barack Obama wincing as President Donald Trump ripped the D.C. establishment for getting rich...

Making a newspaper kind of living

January 24, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

Since we’re now entering the dubious era of President Trump, and since my profession is now being called fake, and since I wear a variety of hats these days while creating too many run-on sentences, I figure it’s time to come clean about who I am. Maybe...

The politics of hate running rampant these days

January 23, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

The “political” activities in our nation these past two weeks has been despicable, deplorable, destructive and several other “D” words. Our nation has elected a Republican president and the opposition party is going absolutely nuts! Seventy-two...

U.S. has always been divided

January 21, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

Now that President Donald J. Trump is in office, perhaps it’s a good time to turn our attention to healing some of the wounds that have injured the United States in recent years, first by turning our attention to this nation’s history of dissent, then by...

Newspapers in Education beneficial to many

January 21, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

Newspapers in Education, or NIE, is a cooperative program between the Roswell Independent School District and the Roswell Daily Record to use our newspapers as a tool for instruction. We provide the newspapers to the school district at no cost, for use in...

Snippets: Afterthoughts on the passing scene

January 20, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

President Donald Trump Friday’s inauguration of Donald J. Trump may have been a sordid affair for many, but this much is certain: Trump is now our president, and those who oppose him should accept this fact. We wish our new president well and hope he...

Reflections on a candidacy that fell short

January 20, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

I see where the Roswell Independent School District is having school board elections — nine candidates vying for four positions. This is certainly going to make the upcoming elections worth seeing and paying attention to as the day to cast your votes grows...