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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...

Transgender acting roles should be given to more transgender actors, not cisgender

by A. G. Priest, Staff Writer

November 23, 2015

In a recent trailer, it was revealed that Eddie Redmayne will be playing a transgender woman in the upcoming movie “The Danish Girl”. Redmayne is cisgender, meaning he identifies with the gender he was assigned with at...