Category: Five Minutes

Seize the Opportunity

It’s always great in Dwight when a new business opens, Dwight can never have enough of them. Recently Lu’s opened, a bar and grill in downtown Dwight. I think this officially solidifies Dwight as a food mecca in central Illinois.…

Christmas Time

Christmas can often turn negative. There are a lot of bad things that can arise from it. The first and most problematic is that it turns materialistic. We spend unnecessary amounts of money to show people that we care about…

Aaron’s Food Favorites

Aaron’s Food Favorites I realized the other day that a lot of my columns tend to be geared toward food. This week I decided to take that and put a spin on it, and list my four favorite things to…

FINALS

It was the week before finals, when all through the campus, pretty much everyone was studying, probably even a mouse. The worst part about finals week isn’t the studying for the tests, that happens before every test, it’s not having…

The Introvert Anthem

I’m very hard pressed to check out a new artist. There are a few exceptions to this rule. If I really value someone’s musical taste and opinion then I’ll listen. There are other times when I see someone’s name enough…

Thanksgiving Food

The conversation of what people eat for Thanksgiving came up the other day and the conclusion that was reached was “does anybody even like Thanksgiving food?” There are a few different popular items that always seem to get consumed around…

The Evolution of Justin Bieber

We all remember this Bieber. The guy was new to the scene. He had the shag haircut, he had that song that you most definitely have heard more than “One Time,” but we weren’t ready to anoint him a star…

BASKETBALL

It seems a long time, a really long time since anyone in my immediate family has not competed in basketball at Dwight. Basketball has been ingrained in our family since I was probably five years old, and before that if…

Reflect

One of the reasons I like writing these columns is that it forces me to reflect. Even if the reflection is only for a half hour, it makes me stop, and slow down and think about what’s ahead, and what…

Caught in The Web

The internet is a crazy place. I think that a lot of my columns usually have something to do with the internet in some facet or another. I’m just really fascinated with it, it’s something that has only been heavily…