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Finding liberation, one byline at a time

When I became The Daily Helmsman’s Editor-in-Chief this semester, I wrote in my first column that one of my New Year’s intentions was to be a good editor who served as an educator not only to his staff but also to the campus community. I can say beyond a shadow ...

Nick Lingerfelt and Isaac O. Weston
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Opinion: How do we handle the opioid crisis?

Nick Lingerfelt: We need to focus our attention on the producers of oxycodone Several lawmakers have posited the solution to the opioid epidemic — more than 130 people overdose and die from opioids every day, according to estimations from the United States Department ...

Nick Lingerfelt and Isaac O. Weston
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Opinion: Should marijuana be legal?

Tennessee Republicans and Democrats have introduced bills this legislative session that would legalize marijuana for medical use and also decriminalize it all together. Many states across the country have already legalized marijuana for medical and recreational use. Columnists Nick Lingerfelt and Isaac ...


University Middle to open Fall 2019, pending approval

University Middle, the University of Memphis’s new middle school, adds another institution on the current list of primary education schools.  The University Middle will be located in the buildings of the former St. Anne Catholic School on the intersection of Highland ...

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