Opinion

05/24/2016 - 2:49pm
Sayonara, seniors!        It’s time to say goodbye to the newly-minted Class of 2016. Though graduation season always brings with it a mixed bag of emotions, it’s an exciting time for these young adults as they prepare to make their mark on the world.      Some of you may be heading to college, entering the workforce or taking a moment to...
05/10/2016 - 11:23am
Political parties have failed America   Letter to the editor:   The 2016 election is not about Democrats or Republicans winning, or voting for the constitution, principles or knowledge. This election is all about anger, emotions and division. Anger or emotions will only cause us to become more divided.      I will...
05/10/2016 - 11:22am
Where is the horn that was blowing?        How did it come to this?      Barring a plot twist so contrived that Shonda Rhimes wouldn’t put it in “Scandal,” Donald Trump will be the Republican candidate for President of the United States of America.      Seventeen...
05/03/2016 - 1:52pm
A wall worth building      Recent developments at the Hampton Public Library sent ripples through the community after the building’s famous curved brick wall was deemed unfixable. Ongoing renovations intended to repair a bulge in the wall were halted, and the project was left in limbo as officials scrambled to find...
05/03/2016 - 1:51pm
Let's (not) get physical      It’s interesting how much physical media is ingrained in our culture. As a kid, I don’t think I was ever more excited than when I received a VHS copy of a movie I wanted. The ability to watch a movie on a whim, unbound from the schedule of broadcast television, was among the...
05/03/2016 - 1:48pm
The world is full of decent people      I was at a stopping place and decided to go over and see what Gardiner was doing. I would have called, but we couldn’t afford phones.      In fact, a pound of hamburger was beyond reach much of the time. Beans and rice contain all essential amino acids. A living...
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