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Public unrest on police brutality on the rise

Public unrest on police brutality on the rise

Aaron Oechsner, Visual Media Editor

January 28, 2016


Filed under News, Top Stories

Police brutality is a growing concern among many citizens in the United States. Online videos published and shared by citizens interacting with police have been flooding social media. Such videos have captured excessive force and have acted as the sources for millions of people when this subject sur...

Voice for the Sheepdog

Voice for the Sheepdog

Danielle Livingston, Managing Editor

January 28, 2016


Filed under Opinions, Top Stories

A sheepdog guides and protects the sheep day and night from wolves. More often than not, no wolves come to prey on the innocent sheep. On those nights that the predators do come, the dog becomes the defender of the defenceless. A sheepdog limps away, while the sheep are safe and untouched. The farmer w...

Black lives matter: My stance on police brutality

Black lives matter: My stance on police brutality

Serina Jones, Staff Reporter

January 28, 2016


Filed under Opinions, Top Stories

Police brutality seems to be an epidemic in the United States.  From New York to Ferguson, Mo., to Baltimore, Md. and to Texas, these past two years have been crazy. One cannot just blame the black community in this country for crying out “Black Lives Matter” because the highlight of these act...

The Minority Report: Unprepared

The Minority Report: Unprepared

Benjamin Wilks, Sports Editor

January 28, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinions, Top Stories

Police brutality isn’t anything new. Police officers have been abusing their authority since day one. It gets pretty easy to do immoral things when the most immoral authority is the government. Also making it easier are the cop apologists that have come forward, fearing for the lives of their dear...

Good Cop Bad Cop

Tyra Peters, Staff Reporter

January 28, 2016


Filed under Opinions

One of the most noble and courageous professions has become a mockery. I am not talking about a pilot or a bull fighter; I am referring to being a police officer in America. Being an officer has become a disgraceful title to carry over time, not based upon the actions of every individual police...

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