Steven Trettel

Is honesty the best policy?

Throughout my entire life, there is one situation I have consistently feared getting into. This nightmare scenario begins with a couple I know, who have a newborn child, coming and asking me if I thought their baby was cute. What if the baby was not cute? What if the baby was ugly? What is the … Continue reading

Upper Room calling for new volunteers

The student-led worship team, Upper Room, is recruiting new members for the upcoming 2024-2025 school year. As the 2024 spring semester draws to a close, five of the current team members will be graduating, which will open spots up for new members.Regarding the potential applicants, Upper Room president Seth Robertson said, “Essentially we’re just looking … Continue reading

The Impact of Dark Money on U.S. Elections

Throughout the 2020 United States election cycle, over $1 billion was injected into the country’s political system, according to a March 17, 2021 article titled “‘Dark money’ Topped $1 Billion in 2020, Largely Boosting Democrats” written by Anna Massoglia and Karl Evers-Hillstrom and published on March 17, 2021 for opensecrets.org. Over $514,000 of that money … Continue reading

The future of remote work

“What if my team becomes less productive?” This is the question being asked by most corporate leaders, according to this Microsoft Work-Trend-Index article, “Hybrid Work Is Just Work. Are We Doing It Wrong?” published September 22, 2022.  This question is at the root of corporate concerns with remote work. With COVID-19 long behind, the U.S. … Continue reading