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Non-Black People Should Not Use the Term “N*gga” Period

Non-Black People Should Not Use the Term “N*gga” Period

Autumn Lewis, Reporter

March 19, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

I think its safe to say that for quite some time, who should and should not say the N-word has been a debate. People try and substantiate its use with context. "Well I meant it in the same way as homeboy, or friend, or buddy." People bring up the oh-so obvious excuse say "I'm not saying 'nigger'...

The FBI Agent In Your Webcam Is Not The Only Imaginary Entity To Fear

Dante Lopez- Bennett, Copy Editor

March 19, 2018


Filed under Opinion

I think that perhaps everybody’s scared. Can you truly say that tape has never been over your webcam? Today, webcams are now seen as invasive threats. Truly, if the FBI were Roko’s henchmen and a Basilisk anything but mythological, could hefty middle-aged men be watching our secrets? kept and archived?...

Kim Kardashian West Receives Backlash for New Concealer Kits

Kim Kardashian West Receives Backlash for New Concealer Kits

Stephanie Medina, Reporter

March 19, 2018


Filed under A&E, Opinion

Kim Kardashian West launched new concealer kits that are being released March 23 but not everyone is happy. Fans are saying that her concealer are only going to work for woman who have light skin. The concealer kits only come in 16 different shades but in her campaign photos she has woman in different sizes, ages, and color. Fans have said that she is pretending in her campaign and only used the darker skinned models to get more  sales. Many Fans took to Twitter to express how they feel about her shade range. One person wrote that she ...

Motivation

Jose Ahumada, Reporter

March 19, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles, Opinion

The greatest challenge that we can ever face in life is, well, basically life itself and staying motivated throughout everything it throws at us. Some of those challenges could be passing classes for school, getting promoted at work, choosing what we want to do with our lives, or just about any ot...

Black Women’s History Month

Olivia Venegas, Opinion and Lifestyles Editor

March 16, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, Malcolm X, and Frederick Douglass are just some of the black men in history that have stood out against society on the matters of slavery and civil rights. Often though, there are those who have also done so but are not acknowledged, hidden figures. It is not to say that...

Why White Men are Mostly the Mass Shooters

Olivia Venegas, Opinion and Lifestyles Editor

March 16, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Majority of the public’s opinion of mass shootings believe gun control will completely resolve the issue. While I believe it will help, the reason for mass shootings is not guns, it is toxic masculinity that is exhibited by these white men who believe they are entitled to everything they desire. There...

A Guide on Rejection: The Do’s and Don’ts

A Guide on Rejection: The Do’s and Don’ts

Jennifer Espana and Danielle Anzures

March 13, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The act of having to reject someone or being rejected is something almost everyone will go through in their life, despite this most of us don’t know how to properly deal with either. Emotions and rash decisions could potentially lead to some awkward situations that could ruin a friendship. Here are...

Save The Bees, Don’t Kill Them

Cesar Gonzalez, Reporter

March 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion

          We, as human beings need food to live, and I personally love food. And the truth is that  we all need food to live, and for powering our bodies to get us through the day. Eating food is definitely a comforting thing, but whom do we really have to thank for its production? Famers?...

Why Representation Matters

Dante Lopez- Bennett, Copy Editor

March 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion

I have a theory that representation matters because we’re not all in the position of being as free from the actions of others as we’d like to think that we are. Point me to the system that can account for every single little nuance of our complicated natures. The bits and pieces of our individu...

Why There Isn’t Much Coverage of the Syrian Civil War

Dante Lopez-Bennett, Copy Editor

March 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion

If I were to be the grandest architect of a scheme in which I Madoff with the spoils of war, I wouldn’t tell a soul. As if things were about to play out on stage, the curtains would remain closed so as to heighten the anticipation for all of those in attendance. As director of the newest newsworthy specta...

Black History Month

Dante Lopez- Bennett, Copy Editor

March 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion

It’s ironic, that those who choose to use disrespectful views have the audacity to rebuke the beauty of sentiments that we have proven to be self evident and true, before we all inevitably fade to- Black. I often sense you all, marching and moving in vehemence, looking to cling to what shades of g...

Editorial: Make America Wake Again

Dante Lopez-Bennett, Copy Editor

March 12, 2018


Filed under News, Opinion

Since when does the American dream, access to a better education and better quality of living, include resting in peace? Now, in 2018 we reckon. Where presidents refuse to unveil taxes, Canadian rappers are philanthropists, and white supremacists have resolved to do alt-right and kill everything i...

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