Archive for Category: "Moment of Truth"

That Time Again: Thanksgiving Traditions

That Time Again: Thanksgiving Traditions

By Jessica Neuman During the Thanksgiving holidays, most families get together and celebrate a traditional feast. Some families have specific traditions that they observe, and the Blinn Times asked a few students around campus about their family traditions.                       NAME: Lucia Mendez MAJOR: AG Science […]

What is on Your Christmas List?

What is on Your Christmas List?

Orala Moore “I would like to get clothes because I love fashion.”                       Christian White “Seeing my family happy would be great. I have wished for a lot of things I would not be able to get, but seeing the joy on family’s faces would […]

Slideshow: 2012 Homecoming Pageant

Slideshow: 2012 Homecoming Pageant

Spring Break Awareness Week

Spring Break Awareness Week

For the week before Spring Break of 2012, March 5– 7 multiple events took place throughout the week before everyone left for vacation.  On Monday, a hypnotist/magician performed at the Dr. W. W. O’Donnell Center and left his 15 volunteers confused by the hilarious events that took place with their help. On Tuesday, there was […]

The Mistakable Truth of Crimes

The Mistakable Truth of Crimes

When one hears the word crimes it is inferred that another has committed an unjustified action that opposes the meaning of being a human. There are countless people that can evaluate what is classified as a crime, but we don’t concede is that our inner thoughts are just as hurtful or unethical as the things […]

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love My Inner Nerd

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love My Inner Nerd

It is a trek I repeat every morning. I walk from my dorm to the mailbox, and in it this morning is a Sonic Screwdriver from my favorite show Doctor Who. In pure bliss I remove the wrapping and unveil my screwdriver to some friends outside only to be revealed with bewildered and quizzical faces. […]

What Does Christmas Mean to You?

What Does Christmas Mean to You?

Sametria Strauther – “Christmas is a time of joy, spending it with your family and celebrating the birthday of Jesus Christ. For Christmas this year I would like to get a seasonal job while getting fit.”                     Chandler Sullivan – “When someone mentions Christmas, family, giving, […]

The Hindering of Creativity

The Hindering of Creativity

The other day I was walking towards the academic building for an early morning class and I spied a fellow student with a tattoo, the tattoo depicted some Asian slogan on it I stopped and asked that person, “Hey what does that mean?” The person shrugged their shoulders and sighed “beats me, it looks cool […]

Tattoos: Meaningful Art or Harmful Taboo

Tattoos: Meaningful Art or Harmful Taboo

On the side in favor of tattoos, they come into each person in various ways. They can be symbolic, a tribal tradition, or serve as a particular memory for anything or anyone. Proscribed by society as improper or unacceptable, they are typically looked towards as being taboo towards certain people, often with the mindset that […]