Editorial

Not without a purpose, not without a fight

TTacked up on the wall of my newsroom office is a printed copy of the first edition of The Liberator, the anti-slavery newspaper written and published by the famed abolitionist and my personal hero William Lloyd Garrison.  In his so-called “Inaugural Editorial,” Garrison wrote: “I am aware that many object to the severity of my …

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Editorial

Part One: Regarding the Board of Education Some of you, as you read through this week’s edition, may acutely notice that there’s no article regarding last week’s Board of Education meeting and the decisions made regarding the Titan Store, Food Services and a proposed tuition increase. That’s because two members of The Torch staff chose …

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On border walls, shutdowns and mental health

Originally, this editorial was supposed to be about Donald Trump and the ongoing battle over the government shutdown and his long-promised border wall. After Trump’s nationally-televised address from the Oval Office on Tuesday, a temper-tantrum in a meeting with Congressional leaders on Wednesday and a tasteless public relations stunt in Texas on Thursday, I knew …

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