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Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) has compared Donald Trumps legal difficulties to the persecution of Nelson Mandela and Jesus.
Commentary: Former President Should Not Be 'Christified'
Scout Lynch, Staff Writer • February 23, 2024

“Thou shalt have no other gods before me.” Even though this is the first of the Ten Commandments, it seems that it is frequently ignored....

Transgender swimmer Lia Thomas has brought about positive and negative criticism.
Commentary: Transgender Swimmer Brings About Good and Bad Aspects
Grace Weaver, Staff Writer • February 18, 2024

On March 16, 2023, Lia Thomas, a collegiate swimmer for the University of Pennsylvania, became the first transgender athlete to win an NCAA Division...

Sometimes just the hint of hope is all it takes.
Commentary: Hopeful Positivity Can Brighten the Darkness
J. Basil Dannebohm, Special to the Iron Blade • February 14, 2024

During the pandemic, actor John Krasinski created a YouTube series entitled, "Some Good News." From his living room, the actor famous for his...

With Valentines day coming up next week, the age-old debate about invented holidays resurfaces. J. Basil Dannebohm explores that idea.
Commentary: Hallmark Holiday May Be Just What We Need
J. Basil Dannebohm, Special to the Iron Blade • February 8, 2024

I haven’t sent a greeting card in at least a decade. A couple of weeks ago, however, a friend from back home contacted me to ask if I would...

Emmet Otters Jug Band Christmas features many hand-fashioned puppets such as this owl that were built by the crew and actors.
Commentary: Spectacular Emmet Otter Show Exceeds Ambitious Goals
Lana Whited, Special to the Iron Blade • December 8, 2023

Sliding in the snow with her son Emmet, Alice (“Ma”) Otter observes, “Pa didn’t leave us much, but that old slide is just about enough.” Having...

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