Category: Terry Anker

Cropped Anker, Terry

Opinion: Police state of mind

Ostensibly because of the enormous U.S. investment in military gear during these past many years to support wars in the Middle East, many municipal police forces are flush with all matter of equipment designed...

Cropped Anker, Terry

Opinion: Marine to the Corps

Words are surprisingly powerful. And, they are far less static in meaning and emotion than we might imagine (or even hope). There was a time that if an envelope in one’s mailbox was emblazoned...

Cropped Anker, Terry

Opinion: Leaping lizards

Perhaps it is because I find myself sitting in loads of meetings. Perhaps it is because my attention span seems as dedicated as that of a 3-year-old’s. Perhaps it is because my undergraduate education...

Cropped Anker, Terry

Opinion: Lap of luxury

Few would argue that the current system of rapidly increasing costs and compounding debt is a sustainable long-term plan for higher education. Yet there are even fewer among us who might dare to challenge...

Cropped Anker, Terry

Opinion: Pounding the Table

Even as the days became warmer with time marching from spring to summer, the passage also marked the end of my service as the Dean for the Hamilton County Leadership Academy (HCLA) Class of...

Cropped Anker, Terry

Opinion: Reunited and it feels so good

Growing up in rural Indiana, I was fortunate to attend the largest of the several high schools in the surrounding area. Still, it left my graduating class at about 180 kids or so. It...

Cropped Anker, Terry

Opinion: Carrying more than needed

Sometimes, I imagine that my parents must have been clairvoyant. They warned of the inevitable turns that my life’s path might take decades before they happened. Their advice could not have imagined the form...

Cropped Anker, Terry

Opinion: App–lying genius to life

For those of us among the uninitiated, software for the increasingly ubiquitous so-called smartphone is referred to as Apps rather than the standard desk or laptop parlance where such things are identified as “programs.”...

Cropped Anker, Terry

Opinion: Life is filled with peril

“Smoking by pregnant women may result in fetal injury, premature birth, and low birth weight,” is a classic. Or maybe one has a preference, “Cigarette smoke contains carbon monoxide.” Direct and simple works too,...