By Andrew White My alarm is screaming at me; the bright lights penetrate the darkness as I search for an absolution from the torment. I fumble about eventually stopping the infernal noise and lights and begin my daily preparations. By the time I haul my sorry carcass to the Student Center it is 6:27a.m. I search the Atrium, noting all […]
Archive for February, 2013
During Black Heritage Week, Mr. Eddie Harrison was kind enough to set up an exhbit at the Student Center in honor of the historic Buffalo Soldiers!
By Melissa Espinoza Blinn College’s top academic students celebrated their membership into Phi Theta Kappa, the Junior College Honor Society when this spring’s new Beta Alpha Chapter members are inducted on Community College Day, February 5. This semester has provided Blinn with more smart cookies. The special day was shared with current members with an increase of new members who […]
By Tyishia Austin To celebrate African American History, The Blinn Times conducted a night of creativity. Blinn students and facility gathered to not only share written poetry but to observe the artwork displayed by Ms. Ebony. Soulful music was provided to soothe the ears of those who attended while patiently waiting for others to perform. Audiences clapped with gratitude as […]
By Andrew White It is April 15, 1947. Brooklyn is abuzz with news that the Dodgers are debuting a player they acquired from the Montreal Royals. He will be making his major league debut at first base, and has been assigned the number 42. There hadn’t been a player like him since 1880. His name is Jackie Robinson, and unbeknownst […]
By Andrew White Lance Armstrong’s eyes seem to sink into his skull. He is baring his soul to Oprah Winfrey as he confirms the suspicion of many people that he had taken performance enhancing drugs and tells of the court cases where he lied as he animatedly defended his name. A few days after that, another sports figure was getting […]
The Person I’m Meant to Be The heart pumps Blood flows through my veins My heart jumps My eyes are dry While it continues to rain The warmth of my blanket Wrapped around my skin Life is what you make it I’ll run outside Wash away my sins Value the truth As much as despise a lie You […]