The Parthenon

Operation Jade Helm raises concerns of government intrusion on civil liberties

Operation Jade Helm raises concerns of government intrusion on civil liberties

Editorial

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.

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

Editorial

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...