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Betsy DeVos should not be Secretary of Education | Opinion

January 25, 2017 4:44pm | Colin McCormick

The nomination of Betsy DeVos for Education Secretary has raised eyebrows both for what she has done in public education in the past and the lack of experience she brings, leaving her woefully unprepared to take on the broad responsibilities of the education department. The […]

How will we remember President Obama? As a role model.

January 20, 2017 7:41am | Eli M. Demosthenes

President Barack Obama’s eight years in office have meant different things to different people, but take just a minute and set the politics and polices aside and there is no denying the fact that President Obama has been an authentic role model. This has always […]

Tips and tricks for getting back in the groove

January 7, 2017 2:24am | Sarah Urtz

Cover your ears and close your eyes, because here it comes: winter break is almost over. The nights of staying up late and binge watching Netflix for a solid eight hours are coming to an end. School is imminent, and with it will arrive heaps of […]

The joy of our later than usual winter break

January 7, 2017 2:20am | Stefanie Frederickson

As I sit here drinking tea in my bed with snowflakes falling outside, I feel very very happy. Happy with the fact Christmas was almost two weeks ago and we are still not in school. Pretty unusual, but I could definitely get used to this […]

Food Galore: What to eat during the Christmas season

January 5, 2017 6:41pm | Katie Hill

It is that special time of year when Grandma brings out the homemade cookies, and your mom cooks the biggest dinner you have ever seen. This is when we all begin to worry for ourselves, but the anticipation is amazing! Christmas dinner is like thanksgiving […]

Festive Music we hear once a year

January 5, 2017 6:40pm | Katie

During this holiday season, listening to the right Christmas tunes can really turn your mood around and make it a good day. Many songs are dreaded every year while others eagerly anticipated. Some favorite song artists for this holiday season include: Nat King Cole Bing […]

Candies of the Holidays

January 5, 2017 6:33pm | Katie Hill

In a way the holidays revolve around candy like they do with food. On Christmas morning all the kids look in their stockings and some of the first things they pull out is candy. It is the easy thing to provide at a party and […]

When will the Colorado Avalanche’s woes subside?

January 5, 2017 4:56am | Stefanie Frederickson

I realize hockey is not a frequent topic covered here at ROAR, but I would like to put in my two cents given the disintegrating state of the Colorado Avalanche who have gone from bad to worse to real, real ugly. So bear with me, […]

The over-commercialization of Christmas

January 3, 2017 1:43am | Colin McCormick

If your family has ever been a fan of the classic cartoon strip Peanuts, you may have also seen some of their holiday classic movies, including “A Charlie Brown Christmas.” In it, the quite infamous Lucy van Pelt describes Christmas through her very candid and […]

Giving vs Getting

December 31, 2016 10:39pm | Colin McCormick

Just after all the of the typical Christmas hysteria, with wrapping paper strewn across the floor and all the attention going to the shiny, new toy that Santa brought, the spirit of giving has since passed, and the spirit of what we got is a […]