04 Sep 2018

Inmates protest prison slavery

Prisoners across the U.S. are taking part in a 19-day protest of inhumane treatment in what could be the biggest prison strike in American history. Jailhouse Lawyers Speak, an advocacy group for prisoners run by prisoners, is leading the protest. JLS released a statement Aug. 21 on itsgoingdown.org that said

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24 Apr 2018

Dumb tweets shouldn’t mean expulsion

When universities make headlines, they don’t want it to because a student goes viral for saying the N-word on social media. In late March, sophomore Jillian Kirk from Michigan State University posted a racist message on SnapChat that was put on Twitter and retweeted more than 11,000 times. According to

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04 Apr 2018

Degrees alone won’t get students jobs

You got your degree. What now? Most people want to believe that once they graduate they’ll go straight to work. But does getting a degree really guarantee you a job? According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, as of Feb 2018, people over 25 with degrees had less unemployment

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01 Mar 2018

Slabach hits home run with firing Jeffcoat

Discrimination is not a part of the Smaller. Smarter. promise at Texas Wesleyan. Mike Jeffcoat, the now former head baseball coach, was released from Wesleyan on Thursday thanks to his email response to a baseball recruit in Colorado. Wesleyan’s quick response to Jeffcoat’s discriminatory email was executed perfectly. President Frederick

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01 Mar 2018

Students gunning for stricter gun laws

When a second grader proposes a plan of action to keep students safe from guns before lawmakers, that’s a problem. According to the Chicago Tribune, first-grader Ava Olsen went to recess one September afternoon in 2016 and left with PTSD. Now home-schooled, Olsen wrote President Donald Trump a letter asking

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