“The Honest Struggle” captures a raw portrait of a man facing the prison industrial complex and the struggles of integrating back into society.
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On March 13, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed an executive order that will halt the execution of California’s 737 inmates currently on death row. Newsom calls the death penalty system a human error and discriminatory toward defendants who are mentally ill, black and brown, or who cannot afford legal representation.
On Sept. 9, many federal and state prisons and county jails became the grounds for the largest inmate strike in U.S. history. The strike was a mass refusal, by inmates across 24 states, to continue to be forced into free labor by the prison system. Small protests in support of the prison strike called the […]
With voting season underway, it is important to get involved and vote on the issues that will improve and benefit our public.
On the ballot for next week’s election is Proposition 34, to repeal the death penalty. Perspectives both for and against the death penalty are controversial and can’t help but involve people’s personal moral and religious views.
On Sept. 21, Troy Davis, 42, was executed for the murder of officer Mark MacPhail after being on death row for 20 years. Over the course of those 20 years, Davis embarked on a legal odyssey to prove his innocence.
Regarding March 7’s editorial, “USA: Prison capital of the world,” I think that when asserting that, “for all the money spent on corrections today, there has yet to be a clear and convincing improvement in pubic safety,” the staff of the Campus Times should have actually cited some sort of evidence or study to back […]
Congratulations to the wonderful United States of America, a country in which citizens are given the chance to be protected by the freedoms of speech, religion, press and expression.
The death penalty is a hot topic. And now, with Stanley “Tookie” Williams scheduled to be executed by lethal injection on Dec. 13, this topic is hot on my mind.
I enjoy reading the Campus Times every Friday because I applaud the creativity and passion with which the reporters approach their assignments. I must, however, point out some problems with the argument in this article.