Brock Turner appeals sexual assault conviction

Anna Fiorino, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Brock Turner was found guilty in March 2016 of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman during a campus fraternity party. The former Stanford University swimmer served only three months of an original six-month sentence. Turner is now appealing his sexual assault convictions on grounds of due process violations, in...

Military Discount a Benefit, Not an Entitlement

Dorian Uson, Staff Writer

November 29, 2017

Filed under Letters to the editor, Opinion

As many may know (or not know), many retail stores (American Eagle, Eddie Bauer, Gap, Forever 21, etc.) and restaurants (Oliver Garden, BJ’s Brewery, Denny’s, etc.) offer military members and their families a “military di...

Medical marijuana patients should be able to buy guns too

Dorian Uson, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017

Filed under Opinion

        The state of California, and 28 other states, have legalized medical marijuana. In order to legally obtain marijuana, one must first register for a medical marijuana card. However, many Americans do not know that...

The Word Nov. 7

November 2, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Critical thinking: a prescription for intolerance

Anna Fiorino, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017

Filed under Culture, Opinion

We are the products of a poor educational system; our political climate affirms this.   An educational institution has one fundamental responsibility to students of all ages, majors, and backgrounds: to encourage critical...