Guest columnists

March 2, 2011

‘On Wisconsin! Raise her glowing flame …’

Irony is not lost on history. In 1959 in Madison, Wis., a group of union organizers formed the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees […]
March 2, 2011

Our charity should empower people to be self-reliant

People of good will often hear the advice, “Don’t just sit there; do something!” We could apply this to the many social ills we face today […]
March 9, 2011

The Pupil Becomes the Master

It’s slightly disheartening hearing at the first puppy class that your 7-month-old pound rescue could very well flunk … especially given that our canine teacher hadn’t […]
March 9, 2011

Why not change, Louisiana?

The evolution of post-secondary education in Louisiana emulates neither efficiency nor logic. After World War II, other states began to create community college systems to provide […]