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    Elijah McClain: “A beautiful soul”

    On Aug 24th, 2019, Colorado police responded to a call from a resident living in the city of Aurora who spotted a “sketchy” man. The man in question was Elijah McClain, a 23 year old professional massage therapist and self taught violinist. McClain was on his way home from the convenience store after buying an iced tea while wearing a ski mask. What police didn’t know is that McClain suffered from anemia and wore the mask as a protective covering in order to keep his face from getting cold. Shortly after police arrived on the scene, they approached and accosted McClain before pinning him down on the ground for eighteen…

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    USPS under siege by Trump administration to suppress voters

    Following the appointment of Louis Dejoy as the new postmaster general this past May, you’ve likely noticed some changes regarding the delivery of your mail. Many towns, counties and states as a whole have reported that their mail is delayed or sometimes not coming at all for days or weeks at a time. This should not come as a surprise as there have been many cutbacks within the U.S. Postal Service system causing delays that seem to be getting increasingly worse. With the upcoming election and on-going pandemic, the U.S. Postal Service is even more essential right now than it has ever been and it is possible that these delays…

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    Breonna Taylor: A Young Life Full of Potential Taken Too Soon

    When George Floyd, 46, was murdered by four police officers in Minneapolis, MN, the effect caused a shockwave impact throughout the nation. As a result, the American public has begun calling out the state and national government, police, and elected officials to eradicate the common occurrences of racially based crimes within America’s justice systems. But before George Floyd’s life was unjustly taken, Breonna Taylor, 26, faced the same fate just two months previously.  Just after midnight on March 13, 2020, Jonathan Mattingly, Brett Hankison, and Myles Cosgrove used a ram on the door of Breonna Taylor’s apartment to enter her home where she and her boyfriend, Kenneth Walker, lay asleep.…

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    A Guide For Incoming QC Students: How to get involved on campus

    Although everyone’s expectations of the “perfect college experience” tends to vary from person to person, it differs based on preferred campus size, amenities, or even the number of quiet floors in the library, everyone has the same question in mind: “will I be able to make friends here?” Any guidance counselor or college tour guide will tell you that the best way to truly get involved in your school and put yourself out there is to join clubs. Although intimidating, this truly is the best way to actually get to know your campus, your peers, and even potential lifelong friends. We have an extremely diverse campus that is the force…

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    George Floyd: the Public Trial

    New video footage in the George Floyd murder case involving four Minneapolis police officers on May 25th of this year has surfaced courtesy of the British news outlet, The Daily Mail, who has yet to comment on how they acquired the body cam videos.  The murder of George Floyd was caught on camera by multiple bystanders who were present at the scene. When the footage went viral, many were outraged which caused an uproar across the nation and even in many other countries. This unfortunate event has resulted in a vast majority of the public participating in protests, petition signing, fundraising, and contacting their local and state representatives to show…