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Feud between Donald Trump and JAY-Z illustrates country’s inability to acknowledge deep rooted race issues

Brandon Paz

February 5, 2018

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Shawn “JAY-Z” Carter recently appeared on CNN’s “The Van Jones Show.” While on the show, he addressed President Donald Trump’s “sh**hole countries” comment, among other things, stating that this highlights the bigge...

The failure to consider identity of murder victim undermines honest reporting

Collin Mims

February 5, 2018

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University of Pennsylvania sophomore Blaze Bernstein went out with Samuel Woodward on the Jan. 2 and, after missing for a week, Bernstein was found in a shallow grave near his family’s home in Lake Forest, California, where he w...

Just in case you didn’t know, Trump “Not a feminist”

Collin Mims

February 5, 2018

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In a recent interview with Piers Morgan, President Donald Trump was quoted as saying, “No, I wouldn't say I'm a feminist. I mean, I think that would be, maybe, going too far. I’m for women, I'm for men, I’m for everyone....

Failure to recognize female artists during 2018 Grammys underlines misogyny in field

Nina Schimcek

February 5, 2018

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This year, the 60th Grammy Award Show was interesting to watch because the social change that people have been fighting for over the past few years take place. Kendrick Lamar, who won five awards, rapped and had choreography a...

Needless death of six year old emphasizes need for gun control

Christine Sanchez

February 5, 2018

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Last Sunday, a six-year-old boy accidentally shot and killed himself in his family’s home in Houston. The boy and his other siblings were under the supervision of their 18-year-old sister. Unfortunately, he wandered into a roo...

Oscars honor female artists, women of color still unrecognized

Sarah Gonzales

January 30, 2018

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Headlines broke when Greta Gerwig was announced as one of the five nominees in the Best Director category for the Oscars. Gerwig, honored for her work in the highly acclaimed “Lady Bird,” is the fifth woman to ever be nominated ...

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