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…

MPBA Officials Stop by Victory Lanes in Dwight

Officials from the Midwest Professional Basketball Association, now in its second year, stopped by Victory Lanes bowling alley in Dwight, Oct. 21, to promote the new Pontiac 66ers professional team. The league, which feeds into the NBA development league, international…

Dwight Love Boxes

With the Christmas season right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about community initiative Love Boxes. Dave Bossert of Dwight began organizing the mission of sharing generous food baskets to families in need in the community 37 years…