Somewhere in the U.S., a potential mayor, governor or president is being arrested for a nonviolent drug offense. No matter what dreams or aspirations this person had, they are more than likely done because of our society’s draconian view on drugs. It is long overdue that we put an end to this gross waste of taxpayer money.
The word “American” has different connotations and meanings depending on who you ask. Some people hear “American” and it brings words like “freedom” and “liberty” to mind. For others, “imperialism” and “oppression” come to mind. Regardless, an accurate representation of history is instrumental in ensuring that our society and government do not repeat the same […]
“Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice” director Zack Snyder posted a photo of “Game of Thrones” actor Jason Momoa to Twitter, apparently all done up in his Aquaman gear. The result? Slightly surprising. From the get-go, Snyder appears to have envisioned a version of the Atlantean hero that’s tougher than the public’s longstanding perception. Chris […]
As many have probably seen by now, Marvel and Sony Pictures announced about a week ago that the “Amazing Spider-Man” franchise starring Andrew Garfield has been canceled as Marvel absorbs the franchise into its cinematic universe. Marvel and Sony will work on the future of the character together, according to CP Entertainment, which could mean […]
A year ago, I observed Waffle House on South Broadway for my Composition and Communication class. I quickly realized that the space was satiated with the smell of fat and butter. Unfortunately, this atmosphere is common to many more meals than just late-night indulgences at Waffle House. Right next door is the new Cook Out […]
The year is 2015 and yet the U.S. still practices capital punishment. It is becoming increasingly difficult to justify such a social practice, considering the data is starting to fall exclusively on one side of this issue. And yet 32 states, including Kentucky, still have the death penalty. The Bluegrass State reinstated the death penalty […]