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Prisons must adjust to coronavirus spreading through packed cells

Prisoners packed in tight spaces make it difficult to prevent the spread of the coronavirus and steps must be taken to slow the spread throughout jails.

Karina Murray '22, Staff Writer

April 27, 2020

Prisons are packed. The coronavirus is contagious and deadly. These two facts do not blend well. This mixture has served as a recipe for disaster in prisons all around the world, where coronavirus has quickly infected prisoners who practically live on top of one another. So government leaders are faced...

USA gymnastics doctor to spend 175 years in jail on sexual abuse charges

USA gymnastics doctor to spend 175 years in jail on sexual abuse charges

January 30, 2018

Former USA gymnastics doctor, Larry Nassar was sentenced to 175 years in jail on sexual abuse charges on Jan. 24, 2018. Nassar was accused of sexual abuse by over 150 women. “I still can’t believe this.” Tia Farlow ’20 said. “This is someone [the victims] trusted and he ended up abusing them. He des...

To Catch a Predator: A Cautionary Tale of Internet Safety

To Catch a Predator: A Cautionary Tale of Internet Safety

November 12, 2010

A simple post on a Myspace and a profile picture with a Staples jersey on was all it took for an online predator to contact her. She was 14 years old when the predator contacted her through instant messenger. Two years before, this seventh grader from Westport was asked by a friend for her screen name an...

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