Opinion

Mockingjay (Part 1): the beginning of the end

The rebellion is back and the spark that is Katniss Everdeen ignites to bring us “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay (Part 1),” the first half of the end of “The Hunger Games” series, released in theaters Nov. 21. Jennifer Lawrence returns...

 

The aftermath of ferguson

For the first time since the incident between Officer Darren Wilson and Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., Wilson appeared in an interview with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos to tell his account of the altercation with Michael Brown on Aug. 9. The...

 

Aaliyah fans outraged over recent biopic

Lifetime’s biopic, Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B, aired Nov. 15 and has experienced a lot of controversy since Lifetime first announced details about it several months ago. The biopic had 3.2 million viewers and was the second-highest rated...

 

For girls with kinks and curls

Since the invention of the hot comb, women of color have been straightening their hair for centuries. In the African-American community, having long straight hair was an accomplishment—the longer and straighter the hair the better. Females...

 

Why group projects are the death of college students

All college students have to experience the dreaded task of being a part of a group project. Students understand that group projects are constructed to students the opportunity to learn effective interpersonal communication skills, but do they...

 

Viral Video Exposes Catcalling

For those of you unaware, find time to check out Hollaback’s Catcall video that has gained much attention in the last few weeks. This video features a young woman, whose name is not provided, walking 10 hours through the streets of New York...

 

Death with Dignity: The Right to Die

Death with Dignity: The Right to Die

Photo credits: CBS News and Tucson Citizen Life is filled with uncertainties, but one thing is definite—death. We all know it has to come one day. The scariest part is not knowing when or how it will occur. Society often represses the idea...

 

The Object of Our Attention

The Object of Our Attention

Photo Credit: Paper Magazine She got what she asked for! Last week, Kim Kardashian made headlines as she posed fully nude for the cover of Paper magazine, an artistic, independent magazine that prides itself on running photos of “tastefully”...

 

Core classes: Are they necessary?

As high school seniors are preparing for graduation, they are challenged with the question, “Do I go to college to get a degree to ultimately earn more money, or do I go straight into the work force to begin my life?” Attending a university...

 

Social Media: The News Platform for the Young

These days, college students are getting their news and information via social media. According to the Pew Research Center (PRC), Facebook is the number one destination for social media news. YouTube and Twitter are also popular destinations...

 
 
 
 

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