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Opinion: Lumet's 'The Wiz' is still a trailblazing film in Black culture

Opinion: Lumet’s ‘The Wiz’ is still a trailblazing film in Black culture

by Trinity Bland and Ryan Hardison // February 25, 2021

Decades after its original release on Oct. 24, 1978, no film has distinctly defined Black culture and shaped the structure of a musical genre quite like...

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Margot Robbie’s production company has a new message for Hollywood

Margot Robbie’s production company has a new message for Hollywood

by Grace Brady, Staff Writer // February 24, 2021

LuckyChap Entertainment is a production company coined as ‘the most exciting company’ in Hollywood.  LuckyChap was founded in 2014 by Margot Robbie,...

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The history of Black female poets is brief and incomplete

The history of Black female poets is brief and incomplete

by Riley Martinez, Contributor // February 24, 2021

It is well known that art forms the heart of America. Whether through movies, music or written media, art is often what binds us together during those...

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Perspective: Recent increased attacks on Asian-Americans reminded me to embrace my roots

Perspective: Recent increased attacks on Asian-Americans reminded me to embrace my roots

by Catlan Nguyen, Social Media Editor // February 20, 2021

Due to the hateful disinformation spread about how Chinese people are the leading cause of the pandemic, violent attacks on Asian-Americans in the Bay...

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Does the Biden presidency promise ‘Morning in America’?

Does the Biden presidency promise ‘Morning in America’?

by Trinity Bland, Opinion Editor // February 17, 2021

“It’s morning again in America” was the opening line to President Reagan’s 1984 “Prouder, Stronger, Better” campaign television commercial....

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Love Library should reopen with limited capacity

Love Library should reopen with limited capacity

by Willem Quigley, Staff Writer // February 17, 2021

Students living on or near campus in the College Area have no practical place to study outside of their residence hall, apartment or house.  Despite...

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Opinion: Is a post-Trump era of bipartisanship upon us?

Opinion: Is a post-Trump era of bipartisanship upon us?

by Maya Rodriguez, Staff Writer // February 15, 2021

President Joe Biden’s Inauguration commenced with words about unity, tolerance and the preservation of democratic values. In his speech, Biden called...

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Perspective: Different police response to Capitol Riot and Black Lives Matter protests evidence of two Americas

Perspective: Different police response to Capitol Riot and Black Lives Matter protests evidence of two Americas

by Katelynn Robinson and Jadyn Brandt // February 15, 2021

History was made on Jan. 6 as Trump supporters stormed the nation’s Capitol with ease.  As America watched the news unfold that fateful morning the...

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Opinion: America’s youth take our politics by storm

Opinion: America’s youth take our politics by storm

by Sebastian Mendoza, Staff Writer // February 12, 2021

Complicated is undoubtedly one way to describe whatever the year 2020 was.  Hosting a historical health crisis, lack of political stability and the...

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Hank Aaron's impact on baseball changed the world

Hank Aaron’s impact on baseball changed the world

by Trinity Bland and Ryan Hardison // February 10, 2021

In his 1992 film, “A League of Their Own,” Tom Hanks famously said, “there is no crying in baseball,” but nearly 30 years later, he was proven...

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Graphic by Em Burgess.

You can’t dim my #BlackGirlMagic

by Aleah Jarin, Staff Writer // February 9, 2021

I am in awe of Black women and everything we encompass.  Our power, our beauty, our resilience. Black women are capable of so many things and I’m...

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The distrust among Black Americans in medicine is warranted

The distrust among Black Americans in medicine is warranted

by Jessica Octavio, Staff Writer // February 9, 2021

For centuries, science and medicine have been used as weapons against Black people, serving to both justify and perpetuate institutionalized racism.  Researchers,...

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