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Fighting for justice

Fighting for justice

Anika Arutla, staff writer

January 27, 2018

"For too long, women have not been heard or believed if they dare speak the truth to the power of those men," world acclaimed talk show host Oprah Winfrey said at the 75th Golden Globes Awards on Jan. 8, "but their time is up. Their time is up."   In the 1840s, Susan B. Anthony fought among...

Dangerous prisoners escape from North Texas prison

April 2, 2013

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor Two inmates escaped from a Hopkins County jail 75 miles northeast of Dallas on Tuesday morning. Local authorities are using dogs, helicopters and roadblocks to launch a manhunt for the fugitives, Brian Tucker (44) and John King (39), in Sulphur Springs and other nea...

Never blame rape victim; always blame rapist

Never blame rape victim; always blame rapist

March 27, 2013

By: Tuulia Koponen Staff Writer   She’s wearing a low-cut top, a tight, short skirt and has a beer in hand. Our society would tell us that she’s “asking” for rape due to her appearance at this moment in time. It does not matter if rape was the last thing on her mind when she...

Record number of “Texas 10 Most Wanted” fugitives arrested, one in Coppell

December 12, 2012

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor In a state as large Texas, there are so many outlaws, drug gangs and sex offenders that it can be extremely difficult to keep the populace in-the-know about each one that they should keep an eye out for. The Texas Department of Public Safety's solution to this was...

Gun control is not the solution, Hair says

Gun control is not the solution, Hair says

September 6, 2012

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor Election campaigning in America and the Olympics Games in London made the months off of school memorable ones, but ultimately, the summer of 2012 was marred by something far more sinister. Twelve were killed in 58 more were injured when a shooter turned his weapons...

New study shines light on flaws of justice system

May 21, 2012

By Thomas Hair Online Copy Editor A recent study conducted by a pair of university institutes, University of Michigan Law School and the Center on Wrongful Convictions at Northwestern University School of Law, reported that well over 2,000 people in the past 23 years have been exonerated from priso...