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Kaepernick’s protest is a utilization of free speech

by Patrick Doyle, Staff Writer

February 26, 2020

Former NFL Quarterback Colin Kaepernick sat for the national anthem for the first time in August  2016. It took a few months for any outrage to begin, but once people noticed it, the outrage started pouring in against him and the ...

Media needs more black journalists

by Devin Whatley, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

When I arrived at San Diego State as a journalism major, I set myself out to become what I quickly noticed there was not enough of in the media world: a black journalist. With Black History Month underway, I want to take a moment to ma...

Black representation matters

by Ellyse Logan, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

The media reflects the values of the society around it. For the longest time, black voices and stories were not valued or represented. As representation started happening for the black community, it was filled with hurtful ster...

N-word should stop being used by those not in the black community

by Kemi Giwa, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017

With black culture dominating the music industry, television and nearly every aspect of our lives, surely, the old debate over the n-word has made its way into the topic of discussion. More often than not, my experiences begin...