ATHENS ORACLE

Education budget lacks necessary funding

Jennifer Barnes, Editorials Editor

September 20, 2013

One would think that in a society that regards education so highly, the education budget would be a top priority for local governments.  Instead, the North Carolina legislature seems to have missed the idea that in order for...

New North Carolina voting laws are unnecessarily restrictive

Jennifer Barnes, Editorials Editor

September 20, 2013

In the United States of America, voting is a right granted to all American citizens, but one would be in their right mind to question this when faced with North Carolina’s new voting laws bill. The bill, which will go into effe...

Teen brands take biased approach for profit

Jackie Wallace

September 15, 2013

Corporate business owners have become very preoccupied in what other customers think. They often catch themselves profiling or even making fun of someone, until they begin to feel embarrassed or aloof. When groups of people come...