animal abuse

FBI releases its first database to track animal abuse

FBI releases its first database to track animal abuse

By: Catherine Clements | Student Columnist  “Other” is the dumping ground for what one cannot categorize elsewhere. How many times in life do we, as a society, check this box? January 2016 marks a new year for the way animal crimes will be reported. The national Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) system, a database that law […]

Zoo animals receive less than desirable treatment

Zoo animals receive less than desirable treatment

By Sam Leon | Student Columnist A particular giraffe named Marius has been making headlines and stirring up some controversy in the world of zoos and animal rights. The baby giraffe in question was slaughtered in the Copenhagen Zoo in Denmark because he was extraneous. I have always been a lover of animals; it was […]