Crockett: A heartfelt goodbye to Diana Unkel

Briantae Crockett

January 18, 2018

Filed under Columns

I woke up around 1 or 2 p.m. on Tuesday with the news that our pianist, Diana Unkel, had died. At first, I didn’t know how to react. It was surprising for me, and I’m sure many others who were close to her felt the...

Promise Asher column: Logan Paul, put down the camera

January 7, 2018

Filed under Columns

December 31 marked not only the end of 2017, but seemingly the end of popular YouTube star Logan Paul’s career. Paul posted a video of a suicide victim’s body while visiting the Aokigahara forest in Japan -- a place more com...

Unable to drive? It stinks

Olivia Jones

December 7, 2017

Filed under Columns

To have a restricted license in the state of Kansas, the recipients must be 15 years of age and needs to have held a Kansas learner’s permit for at least a year.  A restricted license allows a young driver to transport the...

Asher: Please, please learn how to drive

Promise Asher

October 12, 2017

Filed under Columns

OK, I’m going to say it. Derby is home to many different people obtaining a variety of skillsets, talents and abilities. Sadly, however, driving is not one of them. What is such a simple concept has been turned into a lab...

Asher: Navigating the State Fair in 45 minutes

Promise Asher

September 13, 2017

Filed under Columns

Do you have the attention span of a squirrel? So do I. Forty-five minutes, $7 and a goal to see the entire Kansas state fair. My timer starts and I’m off. First stop, Oz gallery. I stopped. I saw. I moved on. My heart w...

Promise Asher column: Students must wear IDs starting today

August 28, 2017

Filed under Columns, News

IDs. Shut up and deal with it. Each student was issued a student identification card and given a lanyard. Administrators and teachers will strictly enforce the rule starting today. It isn't rare for us to adorn our necks w...