Opinion

04/25/2017 - 4:08pm
When is a flaw not a flaw? A recently released video game has people asking this question. "Yooka-Laylee" is a 3-D platformer created by the developers behind the genre-defining "Banjo-Kazooie." This spiritual sequel brings back everything gamers loved about late-90s 3-D platformers, a genre that has all but died out in recent years. But the game also brings back things that...
04/25/2017 - 4:00pm
We capped off an incredible session this week after spending 103 days doing the work of Iowans. The majority of our work in the last few days focused on finalizing the state budget and wrapping up the remaining policy bills. While most departments and agencies in state government saw budget reductions, we made sure to keep a balanced budget, while...
04/25/2017 - 3:48pm
Growing up, my mom, my pediatrician, my school, my friends’ moms, my gym teacher — everyone, told me that watching too much TV would rot my brain. I was never much of a “TV” person, for that matter, I wasn’t really someone that spent time in front of a screen unless I was playing the Play Station 1, which, due to my...
04/25/2017 - 3:46pm
As seen by the photos in this week’s Chronicle, this past Saturday was Earth Day, celebrated via the collecting of garbage around town by fourth graders and planting of over 100 trees in parks. Coinciding with Hampton’s activities was the March for Science on Washington, D.C., with marchers across the nation and internationally, moving...
04/25/2017 - 3:40pm
“162/102. Your blood pressure is way too high. It’s been like this for the last few months. I would like to start some medication to lower these numbers,” I say with certainty. “Doc., I’m fine. I’ve got nothing wrong with me. If it was really such a problem, I would feel something wrong,” says the patient...
04/18/2017 - 3:50pm
Mr. Hyde     Three years before I reached draft age I swore I would not go fight people who did not threaten our borders. I lucked out, and apparently our eternally efficient U.S. government lost my records. That is, I won the lottery but was never contacted.     I've been steadfast in my nationalistic and pro-...
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