Articles from the Opinion columns section archive

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Guest Column: Trump's rhetoric hurting the Republican Party's chances in November

I've been bombarded with headline after headline about the Republican Party's embarrassment of a presumptive presidential nominee.
By Naajhey Brown

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Ryan: Asking 'What can I do for you?' could help cool down overheated rhetoric

Have we completely lost either the ability or desire to accommodate each other?
By Michael Ryan

Guest Column: SRS Defense Waste Processing Facility is a genuine CSRA success story

The Defense Waste Processing Facility is a hugely successful operation as demonstrated by two recent significant milestones.
By Donald N. Bridges, Ph.D.

Column: Sanders, Trump budget policies would spur massive debt increases

Candidates are unwilling to address the steps necessary to reduce the national debt.
By Ed Conant

Column: Have you thanked your piano player lately? Gratitude pays dividends

Gratitude can provide an enormous boost to happiness in people - both those who receive it and those who give it.
By Jeffrey W. Foley

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Guest Column: Honor all tireless emergency workers

This year is the 50th anniversary of the birth of modern-day emergency medical services.
By Greg Brooks

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Beranek: In our society, the value of moral responsibility is vitally important

We cannot restore values, let alone attempt to rebuild them, if we lack the ability to communicate and reason with others.
By William Beranek, Ph.D.

Column: Be mindful of veterans during Mental Health Awareness Month

Remind veterans in your community that their mental health is as important as their physical well-being.
By Wendy Tenhula, Ph.D.

Guest Column: Parenting is all about healthy nurturing

Mother's Day is Sunday.
By Jerry L. Wyckoff, Ph.D. and Barbara C. Unell

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Guest Column: Times' columnist said it best: Public realizing how successful Obama is

I hope and pray that Obama's Republican haters may one day get past their prejudices and jealousy.
By Edward Maner

Guest Column: Local HIV, AIDS care is available, and isn't costly

Augusta University provides some of the best, if not the best, HIV/AIDS treatment in Georgia.
By Larry Howell

Guest Column: Stormwater fee isn't perfect, but for safety it's a step in the right direction

Prosperity depends on growth, and we need to do what is necessary to grow.
By Tonya Bonitatibus

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Guest Column: Without protein testing, biopsies go down, incurable prostate cancer rises

If you are a man older than age 50 and you have not had your PSA tested, I urge you to speak with your doctor about being screened.
By Dr. Vahan Kassabian

Guest Column: Federal student loans: Are they loans, entitlements or a confused mix?

This is not only a moral issue but also a legal one.
By William Beranek, Ph.D.

Guest Column: Too many of us don't realize the truth about Augusta's poor, underserved

I rail against myself for not speaking up sooner for my neighbors and friends who are struggling in the community I love.
By W. Michael Strickland

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Guest Column: For the love of Paine

To continue educating those who need it most, we need funds from alumni, friends of the college and the CSRA community.
By Samuel Sullivan, Ph.D.

Saturday, April 16, 2016

Guest Column: In the push to manage pain, opioids have spurred another drug problem

We need to act quickly, thoughtfully and effectively before more poorly conceived, heavy-handed regulations are imposed upon us.
By Craig Kerins, M.D.

Guest Column: Consumer sophistication can help replace government regulations

Consumers and investors are badly in need of financial education.
By William Beranek, Ph.D.

Saturday, April 9, 2016

Column: Leadership through leverage: Strategies can help enhance your success

I realized that the best leaders use leverage well.
By Perry Smith

Guest Column: For young players, Junior Invitational is a stepping stone to the Masters

I hope you will take this opportunity to enjoy three days of superb golf.
By Paul S. Simon
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