FACEOFF: Allow guns on campus

As the Mayans put it, 2012 will be “the end of the world.” While the Earth may still be rotating on its axis, the world of guns as we know it may have started to end. As the talk of the Aurora, Colo. shooting died down, we were faced with yet another massacre — one that left 20 children and six adults dead at Sandy Hook elementary school in Newtown, Conn.

FACEOFF : Keep guns off campus

In response to the Sandy Hook school shooting, the National Rifles Association is sticking by its guns — both figuratively and literally. “The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun,” said Wayne LaPierre, the organization’s executive vice president.

Ten ways to enjoy Thanksgiving on campus

Thanksgiving is a time for a break from school, lots of food, and time spent with family. But for a college student, going home for the holiday is not always as easy as pumpkin pie. Some students have to spend the pilgrim holiday on campus hanging out with friends, studying and eating on campus. Here are some non-traditional ways to make the most out of your college-style Thanksgiving.