The Rambler

Questioning the Relevance of New Year’s Resolutions

Zander Carda, Contributor

January 24, 2018

Filed under Opinion

With every new year, people set goals for themselves to improve their behavior, physique or health. However; many people who set goals often do not complete them. According to Senior Writer Carolyn Gregoire of The Huffington Po...

The Season of Giving Too Much

Brianna Leonard, Style and Developement Editor

December 1, 2017

Filed under Opinion

It’s Christmas morning. You wake up, walk into the living room and look at all the presents under the tree. You look and see a plethora of gifts with your name on them. For some, this brings great joy. For me, this only brings c...

Opinion: Trump’s Plans to Counter Terrorism Not The Best Route

Gable Thompson, Contributor

November 14, 2017

Filed under Opinion

New York citizens were gripped with terror when a Home Depot rental truck was driven through a bike path, killing eight civilians and injuring 11 more. The culprit’s name is Sayfullo Saipov. He was born in Uzbekistan and cam...

Opinion: Just Stop Already

Brianna Leonard, Style and Development Editor

November 13, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Online bullying; everyone is talking about it, but are we really saying the things that need to be said? It’s a huge issue. Teachers and staff preach on the subject, and students even attend Owelus every other Friday bec...

Opinion: Where is the Sympathy?

Staff Editorial

November 13, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Recently, the United States has been put through the ringer. With tragedy after tragedy, we can’t seem to catch a break. Surprisingly enough, the most shocking part to us is how people are reacting. With the horrible event of 9/11...

Opinion: High School Graduation Rates Noticeably Exceed College Success

Ryan Schnurr, Contributor

November 8, 2017

Filed under Opinion

An all time high of 83.2 percent of American students now earn their diploma and graduate high school, an increase of four percentage points since 2011. In Iowa alone, 90.5 percent of high school students are graduating. Howeve...

Opinion: Creston KKK Image Provokes Battle Between Morals and Law

Staff Editorial, Unanimous Agreement

September 15, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Showcase

In our own Hawkeye-Ten Conference, a disturbing situation has brought up debate. The battle between morals and law has come into question, but on the topic of punishment, law has the upperhand. Recently five Creston stude...