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Essence of everyone: a response to anonymous comments

Essence of everyone: a response to anonymous comments

Tyra Peters, Staff Reporter March 4, 2016

Recent posts on Yik Yak have read, “I think EOH(Essence of Heritage) is a fantastic event and believe that it's important to know and acknowledge how far the African American race had come. But to give...

Minority Report: Ain’t I ashamed

Minority Report: Ain’t I ashamed

Benjamin Wilks, Staff Reporter February 17, 2016

I never try to call out my own people for the fact that most in America will beat me to it 10 times out of 10, but I can’t seem to hold in my frustrations on this matter. A convocation titled “Ain’t...

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Black lives matter: My stance on police brutality

Serina Jones, Staff Reporter January 28, 2016

Police brutality seems to be an epidemic in the United States.  From New York to Ferguson, Mo., to Baltimore, Md. and to Texas, these past two years have been crazy. One cannot just blame the black...

Movie Monday with Luke: “Scream” savvy, worth discussion

Movie Monday with Luke: “Scream” savvy, worth discussion

Luke Ulatowski, Social Media Editor October 26, 2015

It’s almost Halloween, so in the spirit of the season, why don’t we look at a slasher film this week? Let’s see…Which one would you like to watch? 1978’s “Halloween,” 1980’s “Friday...

Minority Perspective: Tiger stripes

Minority Perspective: Tiger stripes

Benjamin Wilks, Staff reporter October 5, 2015

My blackness is something I take pride in; something I take joy in. I wake up every morning and smile in the mirror, looking at my appearance, picking out my afro and feeling confident about myself. But...

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