Bridging the GAP between Greensburg and the Hill

Have you ever wandered downtown and began to crave a cup of coffee or a bite to eat? Maybe you decided to do some window-shopping and came across a purse or jacket you couldn’t resist. Suddenly you remember that you are a college student, and as always, you are broke. Well here’s some great news…

Political Edge: Marijuana

The topic of marijuana has come to debate on the floor of Congress in the past. It is not until the state of Colorado legalized marijuana that the media has been paying more attention to it, which has sparked what is known as the “Marijuana-Rights Movement.” According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, marijuana…

Staff Editorial: Ethical Journalism

Brian Williams was a trusted journalist employed by NBC for over a decade. After the media became aware of a discrepancy in his recent comments regarding his 2003 coverage of the war in Iraq, he lost all credibility. Where his original report mentioned a helicopter that was hit by groundfire traveling about an hour ahead…

Staff Editorial

Ebola is a problem that could have been solved years ago when the first outbreak occurred. It wasn’t because the medical field is a business that requires a profit to sustain itself. There was no profit to be made creating a cure for a disease that would be given to people in African countries that…

Thoughts from our staff: Ray Rice incident

The Ray Rice scandal is one of many domestic violence cases plaguing the NFL over the past year. Since the start of the 2014-15 season, there have been thirteen accounts of domestic violence or assault on an active NFL player. Unfortunately, this has been a common trend over the past decade. However, this trend consistently…