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The myth of objectivity in journalism failed the Latinx victims in El Paso

by Charlie Vargas, Staff Writer

August 21, 2019

Earlier this month, in El Paso, the U.S. saw one of the deadliest anti-Latinx hate crimes in decades. 22 people lost their lives.  The motive of the shooter resounded the rhetoric of white supremacist ideology that immigrants a...

Understand what #TakeAKnee really stands for

by Julie Cappiello, Contributor

October 4, 2017

There are dark forces haunting America — a shadow of hate has fallen over the country. While it has always been there, it is now darker than ever. President Donald Trump’s comments in Huntsville, Alabama encouraging coaches...

Clinton’s platform reflective of progressive, intersectional feminism

by Anthony Berteaux, Staff Columnist

September 14, 2016

When Hillary Clinton spoke at a Planned Parenthood Action Fund dinner about the intersection of reproductive rights, economic inequality and systemic racism on June 10, she revealed herself to be what many of her critics fear: an intersectional feminis...

Vote for candidates because of their ideals, not their gender

by Kemi Giwa, Staff Columnist

February 10, 2016

Hillary Clinton and her run for presidency ties feminists from all across the country closer together and it fills those who fought for women’s rights years ago with sentiments of victory, and to many it means the complete ...

Prejudice and racism: They differ more than you might think

by Kemi Giwa, Staff Columnist

January 27, 2016

Racism describes a system built to keep a race or ethnicity away from success and evolution — a systematic disadvantage based solely on race. By that definition, minorities cannot be racist, per se, making reverse racism i...