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Beyond Bars

Behind Bars: Abysmal recidivism rate points to a broken system

There has been a lot of talk about Adult Probation and Parole, halfway houses, fugitives, etc., as of late. This recent attention was most likely sparked by the tragic death of an officer at the hands of a fugitive.Watching the news in prison is an odd thing. It’s really interesting being on ...

Make the most of your time inside, but don’t bite off more than you can chew

While trying to take advantage of every possible opportunity here, I found myself stretched a little too thin. Between culinary school, my continued work in the education department, writing, and my other classes, I had bitten off more than I could chew. When you think about possible issues and ...