Category Archives: Editorials

Legalization of Marijuana on the Ballot

BY TYLER D’AMBROSIO   Medical marijuana has been legal in the state since 1999, but this is the first time that recreational legalization efforts seem to actually be taking hold. 2016 is a good enough year as any for it to finally be legalized as our culture has accepted smoking marijuana as normal. Four states […]

The Right To Bear Arms

BY JACOB PALMIERI   In 1791, when the Bill of Rights was ratified, our Constitution gained its first ten amendments. The 2nd amendment recognizes the right to bear arms: “A well-regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.” […]

A Political Hangover

BY JORDAN SPROUL Ever wake up on a strange couch with a spinning head wearing a vomit stained t-shirt? If not, congratulations on not being an adult in America, I envy you for many, many reasons. We Americans love our booze. Remember Prohibition, and how long that lasted? 13 years; that’s how long America managed […]

Your Vote Makes The Difference?

BY DONNA CHASON  By the time Election Day comes around in November, many people are so sick of hearing about politics that they don’t bother getting out to vote. During the run up to Election Day, citizens are bombarded with phone calls, signs, mail and volunteers knocking on their door. Many of them express their […]