After waiting six months for a verdict on the killing of Breonna Taylor, we finally got our answer on Sept. 23 when the Kentucky grand jury announced that none of the officers involved would be directly charged in Taylor’s death. To much of the world’s disappointment, she was denied the justice she deserves.
The police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis earlier this year sparked a series of protests against police brutality and police conduct that have not stopped. Despite the United States being a “developed” country, the police force in the U.S. is not as effective in police training as other countries, which is the root cause of some of the problems surrounding police brutality.
As she finished her workout with squats, pull, clean and jerk, and snatch, Hailey McCann sat on the floor, deciding if she wanted to go to In-N-Out for a burger with animal fries or to Little Caeser’s for a deep dish pizza.
University President Devorah Lieberman and Provost Jonathan Reed presented a draft of a resolution on Oct. 26 to students and faculty listing the actions they plan to take in the coming weeks and months to improve the treatment of minority groups on campus.
The Mission Tiki Drive-In Theatre could be showing some of its final films this year. Although nothing has been approved yet, the city of Montclair has been dealing with a proposal to tear the theater down to make space for several warehouses.