Opinion


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They’re coming to America

By Brandon Pettey Guest Columnist  One of my favorite parts of being a student is the ability to meet people from different places and different backgrounds. As a student, I have had the opportunity to…


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“Free College” Why it’s such a bad idea

By Dr. Brad Johnson Guest Column to the Eagle There is little question in my mind that a large majority of our high school graduates should attend some kind of post-high school education. That might…



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A voice not often heard in East Texas

Kieran Martin Staff Writer There have been many events in my life that were well worth celebrating, but one of the most unparalleled celebrations was the one of showing everybody who I was for the…


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Voting Democrat in Texas

Brandon Pettey Opinion Editor When I was 18 years old I went with my dad to our local recreation center to vote for the first time in a presidential election. The line was out the…



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Athletes long for the roar of the crowd

By Brendan Owens Staff Writer Athletes feed off of the energy from each other, but when that runs out, they turn to their fans for that little extra boost. Fans do even more for the…



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We’re all sinners, not saints

By Guy Stilwell Staff Writer “Welcome to church” How many of us have heard those words? For lots of us the word “church” brings negative feelings to mind and heart whereas for others, church is…