American Life Expectancy Is Declining for the Second Year in a Row, and Things Will Probably Get Worse

A new report from the National Center for Health Statistics indicates that life expectancy in the U.S. is in decline for the second year in a row, especially where people aged 15-34 were concerned, in large part due to the staggering impact of the unchecked opioid epidemic. Of the 63,600 deaths in 2016 attributed to…

Wesleyan Student Government Retaliates for Dumb Op-Ed By Dramatically Slashing Newspaper Funding

Back in September, Wesleyan’s 147-year-old student newspaper the Argus published an op-ed criticizing the Black Lives Matter movement. The article, written by a sophomore, featured lines like “It is plausible that Black Lives Matter has created the conditions for [rioters] to exploit for their own personal gain.” It…

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