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Cruel and unusual punishment can be served for breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Kati Gardella, Crier Staff

February 18, 2018

Filed under 2017-2018, Opinion

Cruel and unusual punishment can come in multiple forms, including food. When prison disciplinary issues arise, inmates are punished on a lesser level by being served food that is much less desirable than the original menu. Spri...

Charles Manson shows that there is not always hope for criminal reformation

Kati Gardella, Crier Staff

February 18, 2018

Filed under 2017-2018, Opinion

Charles Manson was many things: a twisted sociopath, a manipulator, and a cultural phenomenon. The media explosion of Manson and his omnipresence in pop culture brought him to the attention of nearly everyone in North America. L...

Abortion and hook-up culture are part of the same problem

Jacob Halterman, Crier Staff

February 1, 2018

Filed under 2017-2018, Opinion

Many of you might be aware that at the end of January around 650,000 protestors gathered in D.C. for the annual March for Life to protest the legality of abortion and to support the cause for the protection of life in all of it...

Measures need to be put in place to prevent prison violence

Kati Gardella, Crier Staff

February 1, 2018

Filed under 2017-2018, Opinion, Top Stories

Society needs to care more about the sad reality of prison violence. Although detained, prisoners are still human and it is unethical to turn a blind eye to their suffering. The environment of prison breeds tension and violence, as...

Millennials do not match their misconceptions

David Micali, Crier Staff

February 1, 2018

Filed under 2017-2018, Opinion

Let me be upfront, I hate using the term “millennials” to describe the people born between the early 1980s to the early 2000s. I just do not believe that all of those people should be lumped together in one demographic, be...

Three Billboards is a film without a social agenda, and that is okay

Craig Watkins, Crier Staff

February 1, 2018

Filed under 2017-2018, Opinion

Martin McDonagh’s biting black comedy Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri has been mopping awards shows’ floors with its competitors and is in third place for Oscar nominations. Seen upon release in November as a cathartic...

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