Unsettling Reports On Race-Based Incarceration Rates

The most recent surge in the Black Lives Matter movement has opened up the eyes of Americans everywhere regarding the inequities and injustice that Black Americans face on a daily basis. Now, recent findings are backing up these observations with…

President Biden’s First Month in Office: 10 Executive Orders You Should Know About

Photo by Autumn Micketti Editor’s note: this piece was written before Biden signed the recent stimulus bill. February 21st, 2021 marks one entire month since President Joe Biden’s inauguration into office. In honor of this milestone, here are ten of…

Celebrate this Black History Month by Engaging in Activist Work (as a White Ally)

Photo courtesy of Kristen Uroda for NPR First celebrated in 1970, Feb. 1 ushered in 2021’s Black History Month. This year’s theme is ‘Black Family: Representation, Identity and Diversity.” While the month focuses on acknowledging black people’s central role in shaping…

COVID-19’s Spread at SOU and Debunking Vaccine Myths

Photo by pexels.com Since April 16th, 2020, SOU students and faculty have recorded a total of 108 confirmed cases of COVID-19, thirty nine of which have occurred since the start of 2021. From the start of the pandemic Jackson County…

History in the Making: Trump’s Second Impeachment

Photo copyright The New York Times In the days following the violent riot at the Capitol on Wednesday, January 6th, President Trump faces the consequences of impeachment once again. Trump was the third president to have been impeached, and is…

Historic Siege on Capitol Leads to Second Impeachment

Photo by Pexels History was made on Wednesday, Jan 6th 2021, as one of the most important buildings in the United States was ravaged by a far-right mob, incited by the sitting president. Thousands of Pro-Trump Rioters, disputing his election…

28,000 Unemployed as Disney Lays Off Employees

Photo Courtesy of Syfy Wire Disney has become the latest victim of the COVID-19 pandemic, joining the millions of businesses already struggling. According to a New York Times article late last month, Disney’s chairman, Josh D’Amaro, announced that 28,000 employees…