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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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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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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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Harriet Tubman to be the face of the $20 bill

Harriet Tubman to be the face of the $20 bill

by Trinity Bland, Opinion Editor // February 10, 2021

It’s only the beginning of 2021 and changes are already being made in America by the Biden administration.  This includes the administration's exploration...

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Perspective: Surviving in the epicenter of the country's political division

Perspective: Surviving in the epicenter of the country’s political division

by Trinity Bland, Opinion Editor // January 25, 2021

East Coast pride is something that can be seen (or heard) over a mile away. Typically, natives are some of the loudest and proudest, representing their...

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U.S. territories deserve more political representation

U.S. territories deserve more political representation

by Ryan Hardison, Senior Staff Writer // November 19, 2020

In the United States, Election Day is seen as the peak of democracy, as citizens far and wide 18 years and older cast their vote for president and other...

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Opinion: If President Trump is re-elected, our democracy will be taken away

Opinion: If President Trump is re-elected, our democracy will be taken away

by Jayne Yutig, Staff Writer // October 15, 2020

When historians look back at the summer of 2020, they will see a nation torn apart by the civil unrest in response to systemic racial injustice. They will...

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The Trump Administration will restore law and order in America. Again?

The Trump Administration will restore law and order in America. Again?

by Jayne Yutig, Staff Writer // September 21, 2020

President Trump formally accepted the Republican nomination for President on August 27 from the South Lawn of the White House.  Republicans put forth...

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Opinion: Kamala Harris' criminal justice record could cause apprehensions for voters

Opinion: Kamala Harris’ criminal justice record could cause apprehensions for voters

by Jessica Octavio, Staff Writer // September 11, 2020

On August 23, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris conducted their first joint interview as the Democratic presidential ticket for the 2020 election. Senator...

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The Democratic National Convention highlighted everyday American stories. This is what will help Democrats win in November.

The Democratic National Convention highlighted everyday American stories. This is what will help Democrats win in November.

by Jayne Yutig, Contributor // August 26, 2020

A historic (and virtual) Democratic National Convention ended last week, shifting the 2020 Presidential race into hyperdrive as candidates began their...

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Opinion: Sen. Harris as Democratic VP Candidate is a big win for the Black and Asian community

Opinion: Sen. Harris as Democratic VP Candidate is a big win for the Black and Asian community

by Jayne Yutig, Contributor // August 20, 2020

The Democratic National Convention took place this week and its virtual stage was outshined by a historic first — the nomination of the first Black and...

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