Alaska legalizes recreational marijuana

Alaska is the latest state to legalize marijuana use and, as of Feb. 24, is now the third state in the nation to allow recreational use of the drug. While editorial rules have been implemented, such as being 21 years of age and only possessing…

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FCC votes on new rules to protect net neutrality

Activists cited a major victory last week when the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted on new rules which effectively protect net neutrality. The rules ensure that the Internet is treated as a public utility by prohibiting paid “fast lanes” offered by Internet service providers (ISPs).…

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Mississippi fears racism prevalent

February 25, 2015 / Volume XXXVII / Issue 2 Mississippi state representative, Gene Alday, is trying to protect himself against backlash due to racist comments he said in an education policy interview. He has stated several times since the interview that he is not a…

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Study finds more college students feel depressed

February 18, 2015 / Volume XXXVII / Issue I Emerging concern about the mental health of entering college students was reinforced this week by a survey demonstrating a sharp increase in students who reported feeling frequently depressed or overwhelmed. “The American Freshman: National Norms 2014”…

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