Posts By: Jody Waddle

Jody Waddle

Women and the Lack of Medical Research

I am a woman, not a shorter, less-hairy man. My body does not respond to illness the same way as a man’s body would. It does not function the same, it does not react to medication the same, nor is my chemical make-up the same. My diseases will be different, as will my recovery. While… Read more »


Happiness: Is it a false hope or is it really attainable? Happiness. We all want it, and when someone’s got it, they flaunt it and everyone else has the secret hope that money can buy it. What brings happiness? People ask the Dalai Lama since he seems to have it together about what constitutes happiness… Read more »

Walking a Tightrope

With Reading Week arriving in just a few short weeks, what often comes to my mind are the many students around the world who, after struggling to balance school, work, kids, and home life, take their own lives to free themselves of stress. It’s a sad but true reality of student life. A typical student… Read more »

What Are You Willing to Give?

I’m a bit of a softie and I like to help out where I can. I cry at the old Hallmark commercials, I stay far away from the local pound or I’d take every single one of those animals home with me, I bring a box of Kleenexes to any wedding I attend, and I… Read more »

Scholarships are not always free to apply for

We love to hear from you! Send your questions and comments to, and please indicate if we may publish your letter in the Voice. SCHOLARSHIPS NOT ALWAYS FREE TO APPLY FOR Last week, when I read v12 i35 I clicked on the link for the “CBC Literary Awards Competition,” my excitement grew as I… Read more »

The Passion of The Christ – Another View…

It has now been one month since I’ve seen Mel Gibson’s The Passion Of The Christ. As a Catholic, I was very moved by the movie itself, but, even more intriguing are the many reviews of the movie that have been appearing in newspapers and magazines across the country. Even the recent review by John… Read more »