As we approach the one-year anniversary of the Coronavirus in the US, there is some hope that things are finally getting better as the number of people vaccinated surpasses the number of people who were infected. The vaccine rollout has been slow and differs from state to state and there is still a large segment of the population who vows to not get the vaccine, but we have … [Read more...] about How Am I Not to Judge?
Contact Tracing Isn’t Going to Work
President Folt sent an email at the beginning of the semester condemning large gatherings, claiming that students who host or attend them will be punished. Despite this, there have been secret frat parties and parties in off-campus apartments, and there is nothing the university can do to stop them. As irresponsible as this is, Americans across the country have chosen to adapt … [Read more...] about Contact Tracing Isn’t Going to Work
The Real Crime in “Tiger King”
When the documentary “Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem, and Madness,” was released on Netflix it swept the nation. Viewers fascinated by the crazy life of Joe Exotic; the owner of a tiger park in Oklahoma and the self-declared “Tiger King.” It is easy to get caught up in Joe Exotic’s theatrical personality and two husbands and feud with animal rights activist in Florida, Carole … [Read more...] about The Real Crime in “Tiger King”
Preemptive or Purgatory?
There is one crime that murderers and the public can agree deserves to be punished and that is the sexual abuse of children. Pedophiles are the one group of criminals that everyone thinks is especially heinous. However, how far is too far to get these abusers off the street and away from children? There are constant stings done by law enforcement to catch pedophiles by … [Read more...] about Preemptive or Purgatory?
Glorification of Serial Killers
Ted Bundy, Charles Manson, Jeffrey Dahmer; these have become household names. With the rise of true crime podcasts and popular shows like Making a Murderer and Criminal Minds there has been a rise in the interest for murder shows and pop culture has capitalized on this. After the release of “Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes” and Extremely Wicked, Shockingly … [Read more...] about Glorification of Serial Killers