In the past two weeks, the coronavirus toll in the U.S. surpassed
100,000 deaths, people around the world protested against the killing of George
Floyd, and more than 400 journalists have had their First Amendment rights
The unjustified deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud
Arbery, sparked a series of protests beginning on May 26 all over the country and
the world. Since that first day, journalists have had their voices and their
rights stripped away as police officers everywhere threaten, arrest, and
physically attack them for covering these protests.
Imagine you are facing a
wall with two friends. This wall is 7 feet tall. You are about 6-foot-2 and
your friends are 5-foot-10 and 5-foot-2. You need a stool to see over the wall,
so you get yourself a box that is 10 inches tall. The principle of equality
would say that this same box should be provided for your two friends as well,
and that is sufficient. You all are provided the same materials to do the same
task. Is this not fair?
This method of doling out
boxes according to the principle of equality does not work. Clearly, if you are
any good at mental math, you know that it is only you who can see over the wall.
Your friends, having different needs in accordance with their heights, are still
stuck staring at bricks.
A Whatcom Community College safety alert sent Tuesday, Oct.1 described the finding of 13 stickers promoting white nationalist group Patriot Front throughout campus. The stickers were promptly removed after reported.
In the alert, Whatcom President Kathi Hiyane-Brown condemned the white nationalist group and urged the community to report any signage promoting Patriot Front or any similar groups to campus security.
By Shelby Ford
“Moana” is everything you would expect from a new feature animated movie from Disney. There is a strong-willed Princess who goes on a great adventure with her animal sidekick and many musical intervals.
Although it’s not just the catchy lyrics, tear-jerking story or beautiful animation that sets “Moana” apart, but the unique attention to detail and cultural history that’s behind it.
By Craig Gabrielson
I’ve heard a lot of different words used to describe me and my vegan diet; extremist, hippie, tree-hugger, naïve – the list goes on. Then add my military background, where red-blooded, steak-eating, beer-drinking masculinity is a point of pride for most. Believe me, I’ve heard my fair share of ridicule. There are other words, that I believe, and evidence shows are far more accurate: sustainable, healthy, and ethical. Continue reading