Citizens, Celebrities fight pipeline production

By: Max Bruns ~Staff Writer~ In light of the recent fight to protect copious amounts of North Dakota land from pipeline developers, Oct. 4 served as a blow to protesters’ morale. Construction resumed for the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota on Oct. 4 The construction resumed on private land near a camp where thousands of protesters have been gathering for months, according to an Oct. 11 article for Fox News. Camp spokesman Cody Hall said that protesters will continue to discuss nonviolent measures to stop the progress of the pipeline. “The people are going to stay vigilant. They’re going … Continue reading Citizens, Celebrities fight pipeline production

Clinton, Trump debate issues, personal qualms

By: Regina Wright ~Campus News Editor~ Declared winner by Fox News and CNN/ORC polls, Hillary Clinton took charge of the first presidential debate with her plans for the economy, healing race relations in America and foreign policy. Starting the night, moderator Lester Holt announced three topic sections to be discussed: Achieving prosperity, America’s direction and securing America. After winning a coin toss, Clinton was the first to start each segment with her twominute response to Holt’s questions. Trump followed with his two-minute response, and then the question was open to discussion. “Why are you a better choice than your opponent … Continue reading Clinton, Trump debate issues, personal qualms

Guards join prisoners in labor strike

By: Sam Martini ~Staff Writer~ Several prison guards of an Alabama prison went on strike this weekend, in support of inmates protesting overcrowding and unjust labor practice. On Saturday, the correctional officers did not report to work. The Alabama Department of Corrections and the Assistant Commissioner Grant Culliver were called upon to help serve meals. According to eyewitnesses, the warden himself was pushing the food cart. On Sept. 9, several prisoners at the William C. Holman Correctional Facility went on strike for 24 hours, refusing to show up for their work assignments. Some argue that prison labor is against the … Continue reading Guards join prisoners in labor strike