Love in Saint Louis: The Unseen Side of the Ferguson Protests

Love in Saint Louis: The Unseen Side of the Ferguson Protests

Hockey games in Saint Louis, where fans can cheer on the Saint Louis Blues, are always a popular event. They’re usually filled with vibrant fans clad in blue and gold in the streets shouting “Let’s Go Blues!” But Friday, November 28th was a different atmosphere due to the recent events...

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Oh no. Another Stupid, Unoriginal Opinion on Ferguson.

Oh no. Another Stupid, Unoriginal Opinion on Ferguson.

I know what you’re thinking: “oh great, another uninformed college student’s opinion on Ferguson. I mean, what right does he have to talk about this issue?”  I know, I know, but I’m writing this anyway.  After all, isn’t writing usually a selfish endeavor?  But I digress… On November 24th my eyes...

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Ferguson Shooting: Where do We Go From Here?

Ferguson Shooting: Where do We Go From Here?

In the moments leading up to a final decision on the killing of the unarmed black teenager, Michael Brown, Americans waited with bated breath to see if the white police officer would face charges. In the hours beforehand, the governor of Missouri noted that law enforcement officials and protestors have...

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To Protect And To Serve

When police officers in Ferguson killed Michael Brown, they renewed an emotionally charged discussion about police brutality against minorities. Thousands took to the streets to express their outrage, which at first focused on these racial tensions. The discussion over racial inequality is an important one, but the police reaction to...

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