Thursday, September 20, 2018

Opinion

Letter to the Editor: Voter turnout among students

Chris Roesel JCCC Student As a student at JCCC, knowing that our 18-25 year old turnout will probably drop from the 2016 rate to 20% this year, I ask...

Column: America is turning its back to those who built it

Daniel Moreira Managing editor dmoreir1@jccc.edu Police found the body of 20-year-old Mollie Tibbetts on Aug. 21, 2018. She had been missing since July 18 and was last seen in Brooklyn,...

Column: Don’t stop free speech, keep talking

Pete Loganbill Features editor ploganbi@jccc.edu I was eating at the food court of Oak Park Mall a few weeks ago and saw a man having dinner with...

Movie review: ‘Isle of Dogs’ is a bona-fid(o) good time

Connor Heaton Staff reporter cheaton@jccc.edu Brilliantly animated, expertly directed and astonishingly intricate, director Wes Anderson’s “Isle of Dogs” is a bold, quirky, sometimes underutilized, but always exciting...

Staff editorial: Help your local student publication

Kansas is one of the best states for both professional and student journalism. Just look at the Kansas City Star, who was recently named...

Column: Video game violence isn’t real violence

Connor Heaton Staff reporter cheaton@jccc.edu I am a killer. I wouldn’t be surprised if over 1,000,000 lives have been snuffed out by my hand alone. I am a...

Column: Editorial board describes college transfer experiences

Pete Loganbill Features editor ploganbi@jccc.edu This fall, all four members of The Campus Ledger's editorial board plan to transfer to four different universities. I want to share...

Column: Public education funding across the U.S. needs improvement

Margaret Mellott Managing editor mmellot1@jccc.edu Everyone goes through the education system at some point in their life. I understand that our country is in debt. I know it’s...

A look at 2017’s best picture nominees

Connor Heaton Staff reporter cheaton@jccc.edu The Oscars are coming up this Sunday. Here's a quick rundown of the nominees for best picture. The Shape of Water With a strong...

Column: U.S. must move closer to the standard of Europe on abortion

Pete Loganbill Features editor ploganbi@jccc.edu Forty-five years after the Supreme Court’s decision to legalize abortion, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act in front of Congress last month...

Column: Our past is our future if we forget

Margaret Mellott Managing editor mmellot1@jccc.edu Today is Remembrance Day. It also happens to be President’s Day, but don’t let that distract you. President’s have committed crimes and...

Guest column: Response to local news editorial

Blake Koger Special to the Ledger JCCC Alum, 2004-2006 Recently, the Campus Ledger published a staff editorial on “why local news is important,” and I couldn’t have...

Column: The effect of news on mental health

Graham Murphy Reporting correspondent gmurphy6@jccc.edu Between social media, television, your web browser, and the paper, news is all around us. We are surrounded by a world of digestible...

Staff editorial: Why local news is important

While the national headlines have been full of controversy, local news has been pushed to the side. People are so caught up in national news...

Movie review: It’s time for the series to end

Pete Loganbill Features editor ploganbi@jccc.edu When “Episode 7: The Force Awakens” was released a couple of years ago, the film reminded me of my childhood, and overall...
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