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White Privilege in Crime Still Exists

Brynn MacDougall, Op-ed Editor

January 14, 2016

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People of color make up about 13 percent of the United States population. However, over 60 percent of inmates in jail are non-white. On the other hand, whites count for 64 percent of the population but make up only 39 percent...

Capital punishment: justice or outdated retribution?

June 19, 2013

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Capital punishment; Used against the most heinous criminals, is considered to be the highest degree of retribution. “The process for administering the death penalty in the United States is broken beyond repair, and it is...

Capital punishment: justice or outdated retribution?

June 19, 2013

Filed under Op-Ed

On Jan. 8, 2011 in Tuscan, Arizona, Jared Lee Loughner drew a pistol in a supermarket parking lot and shot 18 people, killing six, including a nine year old girl. The incident was identified as an attack against Senator Gabrielle...

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