2016 Oscar Predictions

It is the responsibility of the Academy of Motion Pictures, Arts and Sciences to present the most distinguished works of the year. Covering nearly all aspects of the filmmaking process, the Academy analyzes each film released throughout the year for quality and impact. The four most contested among the awards…

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Ghost stories of Jewell

As Halloween approaches the William Jewell College (WJC) campus, students begin to prepare their costumes and look forward to the FIJI Halloween Rave. However, too few Jewell students are preparing themselves, both mentally and physically, for the potentially deadly paranormal activity on campus. After speaking with Ernie Stufflebean, associate dean…

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Edward Snowden: patriot or traitor?

Since Edward Snowden released thousands of secret NSA documents detailing United States involvement in both domestic and foreign surveillanceto certain journalists, the question of whether he is a traitor, a patriot or a simple idealist has gone without strong consensus.  The information he provided resurfaced many old debates, some specific…

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Missouri voters reject early voting and teacher evaluation amednments

On Tuesday, Nov. 4, voters were presented with four potential constitutional amendments.  Amendment 2 covered new policies for criminal trials, Amendment 3 proposed new teacher evaluation processes, Amendment 6 addressed election regulations and Amendment 10 referred to government finance budgetary procedure regulations (Missouri Secretary of State Office).  Amendments two, six and ten were…

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