Sharon Davis, professor of sociology, talks about the issues surrounding the juvenile court system and low income families on Tuesday at the weekly faculty lecture series held in the Campus Center Ballroom.
The Trump administration has reversed an Obama-era executive order that gradually diminished the use of private prisons for federal inmates, a decision that reflects more heavily on Trump’s connections with the private prison industry than it does on Trump’s concern for the country’s well-being.
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 forced labor of inmates a form of modern slavery.
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 up this claim, as many experts on crime would disagree.
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.