Category: News & Editorial

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Net Neutrality Might Not Die After all, but if it Does, Here’s What Happens

by Brett Schultz

Repealing Net Neutrality will not lead to innovation, but only to an internet traffic jam and angry customers. Comcast has announced it is adding fees to consumer’s bills and raising the prices despite their recent statements that 2018 will be a normal year.

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Distracted Driving Laws: Driver Beware!

by Judith Croteau

As the holidays approach and students prepare to travel home possibly heading for other states close by, it is important to know the laws and how they affect you. According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), distracted driving is “any activity that diverts attention from driving.” They are not kidding when they say “any.”

The website for the NHTSA lists eating and drinking, talking to the people in your vehicle, and fiddling with your stereo, or navigation system, and of course, the use of cell phones both for texting and talking.

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Hurricane Havoc

By Jonathan Tinoco

Hurricane Season 2017 was especially rocky this year for the United States. Harvey, Irma, and Maria left lots of destruction and devastation. How we as Americans rise up after disaster continues to define our country and humanity.

Hurricane season this year has been catastrophic and costly. Three major hurricanes: Harvey, Irma and Maria have caused havoc in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico. Each hurricane was a different category, ranging from Harvey (Category three), Irma (Category five) and Maria (category four); however, each hurricane left a different path of destruction.