Mass shootings in the United States have long been on the rise with tragedies seeming daily. According to CNN, there have been close to 147 mass shootings this year alone and 45 since March 16, as of April 18. There has been an average of 1.37 shootings a day. This number is simply to show t…

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The Issue: Students are burnt out and tired after two non-stop semesters. Without fall or spring break, students haven’t been given permission to rest with classes and outside responsibilities piling up.Our Stance: WKU should have done more for the mental health of their students while focus…

It is not a new idea that the world is quickly evolving into the digital age. This has been happening for quite some time and discussed enough to make many sick of hearing about it. However, this past election cycle we saw a new phenomenon occurring that was unexpected to many. The rise of t…

Since the early excitement of an extended spring break a year ago, we have been wondering what life would be like in a post-COVID world. Now that there are multiple vaccines and widespread vaccination, we are closer to that reality than we have ever been. Though, what have the events of this…

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Although it was only a “short” session, this year’s iteration of the Kentucky General Assembly was an unprecedented assault on transparency and the constitutional guarantees of free speech and freedom of the press. As counsel for the Kentucky Press Association (KPA)—one of whom was a primary…

When Ben Massingille, who will face a grand jury on rape charges later this month, stood before his initial hearing last week, his attorney asked the judge if he was aware that Massingille and the victim had previously had a sexual relationship.

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I was too young to fully grasp what was happening when Trayvon Martin died. I just knew it was bad. I knew it wasn’t right. I remember my mama saying something about the bigger picture.At that point, there were so many murders of Black men across the country at the hands of the police.Then I…