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A young woman flips through the pages of a book while sitting in bed.

Time travel, second chances featured in book picks

By Sarah Rose, Assistant Lifestyle Editor | January 30, 2023

For readers, the new year brings the discovery of new authors and loveable stories. Here are four books to add to that 2023 reading list.  “Alone With You In The Ether” by Olivie Blake Independently published in 2020, Olivie Blake’s novel “Alone...

Columnists look forward to 2022 by making their New Years resolutions.

Fill in the blank: My New Year’s resolution is . . .

By Opinion Staff, Parker Otto, and Summer Fitzgerald | December 31, 2021

… be more of service  Parker Otto | Columnist I’ve always been willing to take the time to give back to my community. However, during college and the pandemic, I have found myself regressing into my studies and focusing on my career. But I...

In Focus: What is your New Years Resolution?

In Focus: What is your New Year’s Resolution?

As a culture, we like to think that every year is a new opportunity to start fresh. Whether it's trying to lose weight, quit smoking, or be better people overall, as soon as the clock strikes midnight on Jan. 1, 2011, we make a resolution to improve our...