Netanyahu’s speech elicits mixed reactions from Americans

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Ben Achilles, Staff Writer
March 27, 2015

Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, cordially accepted John Boehner’s invitation to speak to the U.S. Congress on March 3. A number of Democrats did not attend, while many Republicans supported Netanyahu’s speech. Despite this mixed reception, the prime minister made a point of mentioning... Read more »

Greensboro Clean Slate Clinics help to expunge criminal records

Clare Forrister, Staff Writer
March 27, 2015

For people convicted of crimes, judicial punishment may seem like the worst of their troubles. However, even after serving time, people with past convictions can face discrimination for the rest of their lives, whether applying for jobs or looking for a place to live. “It’s easy to say ‘this person... Read more »

News in Brief: 3/27/2015

Abe Kenmore, World & Nation Editor
March 27, 2015

India In a 200-page ruling, the Indian supreme court struck down a law banning offensive comments on social media, according to The Guardian. The law, section 66a of an amendment to the Information Technology Act, made posting things of a “grossly offensive or menacing character” illegal. It was... Read more »

Chicago “Black Site” sparks public outrage

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Annie Fullwood, Staff Writer
March 27, 2015

How do you defend your innocence when nobody can find you? Highly disputed evidence has connected the Chicago Police Department to misconduct pertaining to the police facility Homan Square, a former warehouse. The CPD claims that Homan Square is less advertised due to its purpose in undercover operations,... Read more »

HB 1380 makes history with pushback against APUSH

Lesly Vasquez, Staff Writer
March 6, 2015

“An Act relating to schools; directing the State Board of Education to adopt a certain United States History program and assessment; requiring United States History courses to include the study of certain documents,” states HB 1380. On Feb. 16, this new bill was presented to the Oklahoma legislature.... Read more »

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