Lucius Daye, a service-connected disabled veteran, is working on his MBA degree from Syracuse University. A member of The Olympian's Diversity Panel, he can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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This is my last column for The Olympian, and I have enjoyed writing columns that have sparked interest and debate.
Here's to Tiger Woods answering to the man in the mirror.
I am all for diversity and inclusiveness. However, there is a caveat: You must have the chops.
With the recent victories of tea party candidates in both Delaware and New York, one would think that this would be good news to the GOP. In actuality, this is really great news for progressives and liberals, and the Democratic Party.
Listening to current opinions, some of us cannot see how our position on the ground zero Mosque and the unwillingness to see the benefit of this building extends far beyond the standing structure.
My father, a Cuban émigré, vowed to never vote for another Democrat after the Bay of Pigs. He has held true to this pledge up to this day.
The old "It's not what you know, it's who you know," adage has struck again. This time the example is out for the whole world to see. And it's not just in the federal government, it's at state level as well.
With the recent tragedy of a soldier accused of killing and then disposing of his wife’s body within the vicinity of their daughter, I have only one reply: It’s going to get worse.
I hate additional taxes. I hate having to pay for someone else's wrong choices. I'm a conservative. And being a conservative, I believe that my successes should not be the paradigm or provide the support for those who did not serve their country like I did, went to respiratory school like I did, study for my undergraduate degree like I did. This includes the copious studying needed for my master's degree, or the sacrifice I made, and volunteered for when I went to airborne school and Desert Storm.
Whew. I'm so glad Thurston County Deputy Prosecutor Rick Peters made the decision to not pursue sexting charges against - operative word here - kids who used their cell phones to pass along a nude photograph of a 14-year-old girl.