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Officer Edward Nero found not guilty in Freddie Gray case

Officer Edward Nero found not guilty in Freddie Gray case

Anay Simunovic, Opinions Editor

May 26, 2016

On Monday, May 23 Judge Barry Williams found Baltimore police officer Edward Nero not guilty. Officer Nero was involved in the Freddie Gray case and was being charged for  second-degree assault, reckless endangerment and two counts of misconduct in office. “I think that it was the right decision,...

Lost lives spark a new civil rights movement

Lost lives spark a new civil rights movement

Caroline Lane, Opinion editor

June 1, 2015

Michael Brown. Eric Garner. Trayvon Martin. Tamir Rice. Freddie Gray. These men were not only someone’s brother, son or father, but they symbolize the spark of a new Civil Rights movement. Think back to the 1960s where the minorities and disadvantaged were fighting for their rights. During this...

Baltimore protests provoke conflict for Staples alum

Baltimore protests provoke conflict for Staples alum

Isabella Ullman, Feature Editor

May 5, 2015

Riots in Baltimore, Maryland, sparked when 25-year-old Freddie Gray died on April 19, one week after he was arrested by the Baltimore police. On April 12, Gray was allegedly running away from the police for unknown reasons. Officers then took Gray in custody, and when he arrived at the station, Gray...

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