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Local Elections: Students’ Votes Matter

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By Allison Gilmore and Zila Sanchez When it comes to local elections, there seems to be a significant difference in the voting turnout compared to national elections. Citizens plan and prepare more for Thanksgiving and Christmas than they do for local council ... More »

Diabetes Awareness Month by Maya Douglas

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November is an important month for people with diabetes and those affected by it. This year World Diabetes Day is Nov. 14. That specific day was chosen because it is the birthday of Dr. Frederick Banting who co-discovered insulin in 1921. It is important that ... More »

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DACA Opportunity Ruined

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“It wasn’t their choice to be brought into this country.” For some, this is the only home they know. They realize they are here illegally, and now they have to figure out how to stay. After last week, those young immigrants’ hopes were crushed when Attorney Ge... More »

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#TaketheKnee by: Cameron Rivers

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“Wouldn’t you like to see one of these players…When they disrespect our flag to get that son of a b***h off the field”  Never have I seen in my lifetime have I seen anything like what the NFL displayed on Sunday and Monday. Owners, Players, and Coaches e... More »

How to Secure an Internship

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By Dericka Stinchcomb Contributor   Attaining a college degree opens numerous doors of opportunity. However, a degree alone is not enough to make employers hire job seekers. When employers are looking to hire new employees they search for potential employ... More »

The Importance of Being Involved in College

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By Dericka Stinchcomb Contributor   From the time students begin their university careers they are taught to focus on their grades. Although grades are extremely important, it is also important for students to be involved on their respective campuses. Bei... More »

Watch What You Watch

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By Dericka Stinchcomb Contributor   “Stop watching that idiot box!” This is an exceptionally famous quote that many mothers have used throughout the years. Televisions have been referred to as “idiot boxes” because of their known diminishing and addictive... More »

6 tips for new parents going back to school

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By Breeana Draper Going back to school after having a child can be rewarding but very exhausting. Earning your college degree can ensure that you and your child have a bright future. It gets challenging along the way, so here are a few tips to help you through... More »

What is the Body positive movement? Kierra Blckmon

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By Kierra Blackmon “The problem isn’t with your body; the problem is what you think of it … And what you think of yourself.” The body positive movement is inspiring people to embrace and adopt more positive attitudes towards their bodies. This invo... More »

Why Do Black Men Bash Black Women?

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As of late, I’ve seen a public discourse occurring between black women and black men. It’s becoming incredibly clear that ‘skin folk ain’t kinfolk’ and I feel like there are some key reasons why. One of the things that always seems to be a ja... More »

Trump Jumps the Gun

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By Allison Gilmore   On Thursday, April 6th, President Donald Trump ordered for 59 Tomahawk Cruise Missiles to be launched at a Syrian airbase. This was performed in response to the chemical warfare that has been unleashed upon innocent men, women, and ch... More »