Jason Stack

Senior Columnist

Senior English


44 Articles


If you don't drink, 21's just 21

For me, turning 21 doesn’t seem like a milestone. I turned 20 last year. I’m already two decades old. I’m a twenty-something, officially. What changes about turning 21, you ask? The no-brainer...


Have too much to do? Just do more

I’ve been learning lately about the need to take things one at a time, regardless of the stress that comes with completing each item by a set date and despite everything seeming...


O'Donnell: 'Expecto Pa-voteforme'

Within the last few weeks, a recording from a 1999 episode of Bill Maher’s ‘Politically Incorrect’ surfaced of Christine O’Donnell, the current Delaware Republican candidate for Senate. In the clip, she claimed...


Bullying and deaths: It can't be this way

Do the names Tyler Clementi, Asher Brown, Seth Walsh, Justin Aaberg, Raymond Chase, Cody Barker and Billy Lucas sound familiar? They’re seven young men who have been in the news for one...


Ruffalo panel on fracking was informative, a little scary

I’m pretty sure you’ve heard about the BP oil spill, right? You know, the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig explosion that killed 11 workers and sent more than 200 million gallons of oil...


It’s “Kick-Ass,” so stop your whining

Just last Friday, I had the pleasure of seeing an 11-year-old girl take down five thugs twice her size and more than twice her weight, armed with nothing more than a Darth...


Spring break can take a variety of forms, conventions are as much fun as Cancun

Over the break, my mind was vegging, to say the least. And it surprisingly left me with little that I WANT to talk about. Have I lost my inspiration? Maybe. Why, you...


Don’t wait for Improv Everywhere to go play

Have you ever been a part of a giant human dartboard? Or followed random people around, mimicking their actions? What about an epic battle fought to the “death” with only balloons? I’m...


Mrs. Palin, you missed the point

On Saturday, I did something that I haven’t done in a few months, maybe even a year. I watched an episode of “Family Guy.” Truth be told, I have shied away from...


Your body is a wonderland; try a salad once in a while

We’re going to start this semester off with a pop quiz. How unhealthy would you think the average college student is? How much of his or her liver do you think has...