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Big Brother is still watching you

Personalized ads, location tracking services and obsessive use of social media. Technology is on track to outgrow human intelligence as it continues to ingrain and spread itself throughout our increasingly globalized society. In recent years, George Orwell’s “1984” about a…

Universities should model accountability

The sudden retirement of HSU Athletics Director Daniel Collen raises unanswered questions of accountability. How did administrative oversight fail to anticipate and mitigate Athletics’ budget crisis threatening the football program? Did Mr. Collen’s political campaign and election to the Northern…

Don’t go missing

By | Reza Sadeghzadeh Humboldt County reported 352 people missing in 2015, and according to ABC News, “That’s more people missing per capita than any other county in California.” It would be fair to say that the black market of…

Hit the road, Jacks

Finals are upon us, but so is winter break. It’s time to make travel plans again. Some people huff at the thought of making travel arrangements, especially since many of us just got back from a long-awaited and well-deserved Thanksgiving…