Civil Beat Staff

Richard Wiens

First Family Flies Off for Mainland After Final Vacation Day on Oahu Cory Lum/Civil Beat

First Family Flies Off for Mainland After Final Vacation Day on Oahu

On the last day of their Hawaiian vacation, the president and his daughters visit his half-sister, then grunge star Eddie Vedder.
Saint Louis Grad Marcus Mariota: Simply the Best in College Football Eric Evans/University of Oregon

Saint Louis Grad Marcus Mariota: Simply the Best in College Football

A single play in an early season game illustrates why he is on the verge of becoming the first Heisman Trophy winner from Hawaii.
In Defense of Temps Who Are More Likely to Be Underpaid and Injured on the Job Mike Licht

In Defense of Temps Who Are More Likely to Be Underpaid and Injured on the Job

California is trying to make sure that temp workers, hired through subcontractors by hotels and warehouses, don't get cheated.
Campus Sexual Assault: What Are Colleges Doing Wrong? PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Campus Sexual Assault: What Are Colleges Doing Wrong?

There are all too many cases pointing to the shortcomings of universities in their response to reports of sexual assaults.
Thank You for Your Service: How One Company Sues Soldiers Worldwide Flickr.com

Thank You for Your Service: How One Company Sues Soldiers Worldwide

Military personnel are especially susceptible, and a Virginia-based firm knows how to take full advantage.