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The Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906 was the first of a series of consumer protection laws that included cannabis, claiming it was an addictive and dangerous drug. Since then, the whole industry – including textile, pharmaceutical and recreational – nourished by this plant began to disappear in the United States.
Posted Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 1:10pm
Oppression is believed to only be evaluated by those who are directly affected by which ever form oppression chooses to take, and anyone who is on the side lines are to be just that, on the side lines. The argument that those outside of oppression are not able to evaluate social political injustice is not only wrong, but is counter productive to solving the problems in history. There is an answer.
Posted Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 1:03pm
“Be vocal about what you want changed in 2018 to your student government. #studentpower we are the 99%.” This was what was found on bulletin boards throughout the Jennifer Leavitt Student Center .
Posted Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 1:00pm
It is still not clear whether society wants to move towards an abysm of intolerance or to dialogue towards the differences that we all have in common. It seems that extremism is growing at an astonishing pace and this phenomenon is not limited to the United States either: the dual and simplistic view for basically everything cannot be measured, but it can be seen far and wide in other countries too.
Posted Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 8:45pm
I am not an Aggie with an Eagle as a mascot; I am a Golden Eagle and will bleed Gold for years to come. I have gone to Eastern two years and working on my third year. Eastern has given me everything I need to continue in my higher education goals, which is why, when I was told that Eastern is taking on the Aggie name, I got frustrated.
Posted Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 8:40pm
The United States experienced a 222 percent increase in active hate groups between 1999-2011. The percentage gets worse as by 2040, Caucasians will no longer be the predominant race. Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) graph of hate group active inside the United States. It presents fluctuations of activity starting in 1999 ending with 2016.
Posted Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 8:34pm
Now that finals week is over, and college students can breathe a collective sigh of relief, summer break is finally here. These vacations are a great chance for students to unwind, visit family and friends and forget all about school. The one thing that gets lost in the summertime, however, is preparation for the fall semester. While it’s important to recharge and let loose over the break, here’s some do’s and don’ts for your time between terms.
Posted Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 6:16pm
Utah is home to just over three-million people, with that number expected to double by 2050 with most of the growth occurring in the Wasatch Front, St. George and Tooele County. By this time, Utah will be a fundamentally different place. Utah has a future; it just needs to find it. To stay relevant in the 2050s, Utah needs to adapt and change many of its aspects including its infrastructure, education and technologies. With a shift of focus and outlook, Utah could become a larger part of the United States and bring more people and businesses to the state.
Posted Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 8:07pm
I don’t even know where to begin… 104 articles, 52,000 words on 142-typed pages over three years and it all comes down to this. My last editorial in The Eagle and for the first time in a long time I’m, struggling to find the words. I’m sure in the breadth of the English language there is the combination of words that will somehow sum up what this experience has meant to me, what this degree means for my family and just how much people I’ve come to know and love have meant to me.
Posted Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 8:01pm
Tori Amos said “You’ve got to know when to turn the page.” It took me a long time to come to terms with the decision to leave The Eagle staff. I was comfortable being the Editor in chief. Sure, it had it’s ups and downs, but the disrespect, criticism and stress was worth it.
Posted Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 7:50pm