On Gun Control: How the World is Setting Examples for Us to Follow

by Daisy Jasmine, Staff Writer The past few weeks in the United States have been deeply troubling. On Feb. 14, yet another school shooting devastated the lives of unsuspecting children, turning their classrooms into a battlefield as over a dozen students and staff members were murdered in a place that is supposed to be safe […]

Washing Our Hands of Genocide

Rohingyan Refugees

By Bryce Bower, Co-Editor What is the purpose of signing an agreement if you are not willing to uphold the terms? Thousands of Rohingya are being killed in Myanmar (formerly known as Burma), while their government doesn’t even acknowledge their citizenship. The ‘UN Office on Genocide Prevention And The Responsibility to Protect’ doesn’t seem to […]

The Undeniable Shift Toward Sustainable Business

As seen on newtonrunning.com

By Mackenzie Pedersen, Staff Writer  In this day and age, social issues run rampant in our society and recent news. These issues include a variety of subject matters from climate change to sexual harassment to labor rights. And people are beginning to take action! This action can be seen, especially in social media, with: #metoo […]

Pushing Back on Sexual Harassment

By Chris Barton, Editor-in-Chief The week before spring break, I attended a meeting. During the conversation, there was an offhand comment made about a shared physical feature of two of the women in my class. It was just a passing mention – I don’t even remember the context – but it caused the two other […]

Respecting Celebrities’ Privacy: Where Do We Draw the Line?

By Amanda Cardini, Co-editor From the drama between Stormy Daniels and Donald Trump to the seemingly never ending news on the Kardashian clan, the media certainly takes an interest in public figures’ personal lives. In the age of social media, where information is shared quickly and easily, getting a closer look at celebrities’ private lives […]