The Parthenon

Operation Jade Helm raises concerns of government intrusion on civil liberties

Citizens take to Twitter to express their dismay over Operation Jade Helm scheduled to take place this summer through September.


April 22, 2015

This summer, all branches of the U.S. military are launching a vast Special Operations exercise across six states called Jade Helm 15. The size and scope of this mission is vast, utilizing eight states (Texas, Utah, New Mexico, California, Arizona, Mississippi, Louisiana and Nevada) as a training grou...

Racism still strong since 9/11, proving detriment to U.S.

The Healing Field in Spring Hill Cemetery is a memorial
for those who died Sept. 11, 2001, the 1970 Marshall
plane crash victims and veterans of the armed forces.


March 5, 2015

Thirteen years have passed since the events of Sept. 11, 2001. When the towers fell, American racism rose. Some would say this hatred toward Muslims has decreased—that time has healed the wounds and erased the scars that 9/11 left behind. Even though there may not be regular occurrences of outri...