Tag: Joe Skoog
Nuanced approach needed to mitigate gun violence By Joe Skoog ’13 THE ROUNDUP Should we be comfortable around guns? No. As the debate rages on regarding regulations and laws prohibiting or allowing firearm ownership, we see that many misconceptions have been filtered into the discussion. In an article from the Wall Street Journal, a pro-gun [...]
By Joe Skoog ’13 THE ROUDUP Travel is seen as an integral part of the American Dream. Whether it be through family vacations consisting of long road trips in cramped conditions, or even driving to school, the idea of being able to travel easily is taken for granted by many, including Brophy students. Instead of [...]
By Joe Skoog ’13 THE ROUNDUP This year’s Summit on Human Dignity calls us to examine the opportunity gap created through economic inequality and how its effects can be seen throughout our own interactions. Through all of the speakers and workshops we gain powerful insights. It should be noted that the insights and knowledge we [...]
Current policy can prohibit involvement in extra curriculars and retreats Joe Skoog ’13 THE ROUNDUP I’ll be honest: I miss a lot of school. Because I do policy debate as part of the Speech and Debate team, and because the tournament schedule is rigorous, my teammates and I must travel to many tournaments in different [...]
By Michael Moroney ’13 and Joe Skoog ’13 THE ROUNDUP For some students, working out is as much about mental health as it is about physical health. “What I love about a hard workout is that it helps me find what I am made of. Once you hit exhaustion, you have to dig deep inside,” [...]
By Joe Skoog ’13 THE ROUNDUP The idea of a government taking away citizens’ guns may strike some as an inherent invasion of liberty. However, this is simply not true. While there may be other attacks on freedom by the government, in this instance it can be good. I will say that yes, anti-gun control [...]
By Joe Skoog ’13 THE ROUNDUP In a list of important issues for President Barack Obama’s second term, the “Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act” would usually not seem very relevant. This transportation bill focused on creating both incentives for companies to build infrastructure and subsidies for companies to streamline the highway system [...]
By Joe Skoog ’13
I have run into the light pole on Central and Camelback about 10 times.
Not because I can’t see it, but because I am texting.
By Joe Skoog ’13 THE ROUNDUP I have run into the light pole on Central and Camelback about 10 times. Not because I can’t see it, but because I am texting. The need to read text messages while in motion can sometimes seem a necessity, but this can lead to adverse effects. You would think [...]