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Excuse Me Mr. West, Mr. West?

Excuse Me Mr. West, Mr. West?

If you’ve consumed even the minutest amount of pop culture in the last few years, at some point you’ve heard about rapper Kanye West’s transformation into a belligerent, uninformed public figure for what can only be described as confusion. In a recent tweet from Oct. […]

Something About the White Supremacy Memorial

Something About the White Supremacy Memorial

If you haven’t heard, the National Memorial for Peace and Justice has opened in Montgomery, Ala. The feature is the first ever memorial “dedicated to the legacy of enslaved black people, people terrorized by lynching, African Americans humiliated by racial segregation and Jim Crow, and […]

What March for Our Lives Means for the Future of Black Lives Matter

What March for Our Lives Means for the Future of Black Lives Matter

By Shayla Simmons Editor-in-Chief The young leaders of the March for Our Lives movement accomplished much in little time, leading a protest both online and in person that garnered international attention, celebrity endorsements and an outstanding wave of support. It has been an impressive feat […]

The Power of the Black Vote

The Power of the Black Vote

“Three hundred years of humiliation, abuse and deprivation cannot be expected to find voice in a whisper,” Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. wrote in his book Why We Can’t Wait. More than three hundred years later, the voice of the black community, once a whisper, […]

The Double Standard of Drugs: When Weed Sees Color

The Double Standard of Drugs: When Weed Sees Color

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve heard the news that marijuana is big business. Weed has become an industry all on its own, creating overnight millionaires whether it be growing or selling and everything in between. According to Forbes, North America spent a […]

Gentrification: Land of the Left Behind

Gentrification: Land of the Left Behind

People, by nature, want to have it all: an affordable home close to exciting attractions and amenities located in a neighborhood full of culture and like-minded people. Often times in booming cities, this perfect recipe comes at the cost of a select group. A pattern […]

Republican Senators Use Nuclear Weapon

Republican Senators Use Nuclear Weapon

By Ada Taylor Editor-in-Chief On Thursday, April 6th, the Senate triggered a policy known as the nuclear option that makes it possible to break a filibuster. It all took place over President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, who many Democrats feel is unsuited for […]

President Trump’s Russian Relations

President Trump’s Russian Relations

By Ada Taylor On Monday, March 20th, the directors of the NSA and FBI testified before The House Intelligence Community. While the conversation was not limited to one topic, much of the time was spent covering Russian interference in the 2016 election. FBI director James […]

A New Conversation: A Student Opinion Piece

A New Conversation: A Student Opinion Piece

By Leona Dunn The purpose of special elections in the fall has always been to bring in the Freshmen Delegation and fill any vacant spots in the current Student Government Association administration. Yet, lately it’s been looked at as an easier, expedited way to run […]

Are Millenials More Passive Than Previous Generations?

Are Millenials More Passive Than Previous Generations?

When it comes to millennials, a new term has been coined – political dropouts. When considering this term, it forces one to ask his or herself a couple of questions. 1) “Is it true?” and 2) “If it is true, why?” If we assume that […]