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Political Cartoon

Political Cartoon

February 15, 2017


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by Micheal Edwards

A nation founded by immigrants

A nation founded by immigrants

James Roufus, Staff Writer

February 15, 2017


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News flash right America: you are all immigrants. No European has been or ever will be a native to this beautiful land we call home. Home: A place you feel most comfortable, at least most of the time. Unless you are a Muslim under President Trump’s regime. Oh, but wait! It doesn’t actually...

Facing fear and injustice daily

Facing fear and injustice daily

Sedgwick Smith Jr., Managing Editor

February 15, 2017


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Fear and injustice are two simple words that plague our existence as black men in America. Fear that we can be gunned down at any moment by a man and the public will accept it based on the color of his uniform and the color of our skin. Fear that our parents will get that phone call and see our...

Farewell Fire Monkey, hello year of the Fire Rooster

Farewell Fire Monkey, hello year of the Fire Rooster

Carrie J. Puckette, Copy Editor

January 31, 2017


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Is everyone as glad as I am that 2016 is over? I’m sure you agree that we need a break from a year that was filled with terrorist attacks, the deaths of several beloved celebrities, and an election year that is not worth mentioning. From my perspective, it wasn’t just news events. Crazy things...

Mannequin Challenge

Ashly Bergholz, Staff Writer

January 31, 2017


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What do people do in their spare time? Usually, if it is just a few minutes most people check their social media. Every few days or so it seems there is a new “challenge” for people to try. One of the latest challenges is called the mannequin challenge. In this challenge, a group of people pause...

Editorial Cartoon

Editorial Cartoon

January 31, 2017


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Editorial Cartoon

Editorial Cartoon

January 31, 2017


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Balance only exists if you seek out many perspective

Balance only exists  if you seek out  many perspective

Patience Vallier, Staff Writer

January 31, 2017


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The conversation about bias in the media tends to begin with a sense of betrayal by the audience. Standard media ethics include the assertion that journalism should not be biased. When a story is covered, all parties involved should, in theory, be given the opportunity to respond and make sure the various...

Goodbye 2016, 2017 is a new opportunity

Goodbye 2016, 2017 is a new opportunity

Sara Hill, Staff Writer

January 17, 2017


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Finally, 2017 has brought us out of the disaster that was 2016. We collectively cried in outrage as that terrible year took beloved celebrities from us, made a presidential election a long joke, and scared us for, what seemed like, the fun of it. This article was originally meant to reflect on...

Editorial Cartoon

Editorial Cartoon

Michael Edwards

January 17, 2017


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A plan for resolutions

Regis Mizero, Staff Writer

January 17, 2017


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“Time goes by so fast” is what we think when we realize that a new year is about to start. We recall all the events that happened during the year and wonder how we survived, how we made it through and made it to another year. For a moment, we finally manage to put some distance between us and...

The nation grapples with fake news

The nation grapples with fake news

Kim Michal, Staff Writer

January 17, 2017


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Issues with fake news have become so problematic to the future of our nation that President Barack Obama gave his final farewell speech about why fake news is damaging. We are so stuck in our talking points when we attempt to converse with one another that we cannot get to really talking about each...

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