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Whose city?

April 9, 2014 Executive Editor 1

By the nature of the economic system that governs us, nothing is sacrosanct. Nothing lies beyond a coveting hand, whether it’s a slave burial ground or a mom-and-pop shop. Whatever threatens a larger entity’s potential for profits or expansion is consequently threatened.

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Revenge porn: unnecessary and indefensible

April 1, 2014 Executive Editor 7

Whether you’re a celebrity whose ex-partner chooses to release a homemade sex tape to a website in order to make a quick buck or a struggling student who finds a profitable profession to pay for your tuition, having your privacy violated and being digitally exploited can be disastrously easy.

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Youth is no excuse

February 24, 2014 Executive Editor 0

When discussing the suspension and conviction of the three VCU students who are accused of taking nude pictures of a nonconsenting minor, youth is no excuse. It’s a factor and a fact, but it’s not a legal or moral defense for the act committed. Too often, we allow young adults, particularly young men, free reign to roam as they please, rather than confronting them with reality.