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Who is Kimberly Bryant?

Who is Kimberly Bryant?

Alexandra Pedroso, Staff Writer
February 28
Filed under Culture, Life, Top Stories

Kimberly Bryant, the founder of Black Girls Code, impacted many young women of color with her program. Black Girls Code’s mission is to train one million girls of color to code from the ages 7 to 17 by the year 2040. Bryant believes that the lack of black women in STEM fields is not due to a l...

Celebrating Ta-Nehisi Paul Coates

Celebrating Ta-Nehisi Paul Coates

Kalia Richardson, News Editor
February 27
Filed under Culture, Life, Top Stories

To thrive in the crime ridden streets of Baltimore is equivalent to facing the elements of crime: guns, fists, knives, crack, rape and disease, according to the activist, educator, and American writer Ta-Nehisi Paul Coates who strongly advocates for African American rights. Coates hard roots developed on ...

Adjusting to stress as teenagers

Adjusting to stress as teenagers

Brianne Guanaga, Photographer
February 27
Filed under Culture, Life, Top Stories

In high school, it seems almost impossible to live a balanced life while maintaining close to perfect grades, extracurriculars and your social life. As we get closer to leaving the doors of high school and comfort, we get more and more anxious with the growing difficulty of obstacles in life, which causes...

A complete list of the 89th Annual Academy Awards’ predicted winners

A complete list of the 89th Annual Academy Awards’ predicted winners

Annette Gonzalez, Staff Writer
February 26
Filed under Culture, Life, Top Stories

The 89th annual Academy Awards, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel will broadcast on Sunday, February 26th and features 24 categories. This year’s nominees include familiar faces like Natalie Portman, Ryan Gosling and Viola Davis and some more recent actors like Lin-Manuel Miranda. The event will take place at th...

Black History Month’s 21st century public figures: Jesse Williams

Black History Month’s 21st century public figures: Jesse Williams

Sofia Brand, Photographer
February 25
Filed under Culture, Life, Top Stories

Behind the scripts and cameras of the Grey’s Anatomy set, Jesse Williams takes part in his community as an activist. Williams, known for playing a Dermatologist on the hit television series Grey’s Anatomy, also plays an important role as being the youngest member of the board of directors at The A...

How to have a peaceful breakup

Inez Laborn, Staff Writer
February 19
Filed under Culture, Life, Top Stories

Lets just start by saying this: not every relationship goes swell and those relationships often end with a bad breakup. Although, the action of breaking up with someone can feel difficult. Breaking up can be very simple. When you are breaking up with someone, DO NOT and I repeat DO NOT do so over te...

#GaysForTrump: Racism in the Gay Community

Jack Cruz-Alvarez, News Editor
February 19
Filed under Culture, Life, Top Stories

It is no secret that the majority of white voters showed up for Donald Trump on Nov. 8; according to Pew Research Center, white voters preferred Trump by a 21 percentage point margin over Hillary Clinton. Men also tended to lean towards Trump’s camp, preferring him by a 12 percentage point margin ov...

God and Glory

Jack Cruz-Alvarez, News Editor
February 16
Filed under Culture, Life, Top Stories

Many of the world’s largest religions set guidelines for what constitutes moral and immoral sex that deal with marriage and sex, as in male or female. But what is the reasoning behind these conditions? And are these conditions evolving or disappearing completely as ancient religious beliefs clash with...

Treat Yo’self: Do It Yourself Bath Bombs

Treat Yo’self: Do It Yourself Bath Bombs

Katharine Hsiao and Sydney Sancho
February 16
Filed under DIY, Life, Top Stories

The year of 2016 brought along many new trends including the art of self care. Bathbombs originated from the chain store brand, Lush in 1989. Since then the fascination of these scent filled bombs has escalated to the point of obsession. Below is a quick and easy summary of what it takes to make a bath...

Camila Myers, Insight Editor
February 14
Filed under Culture, Life, Top Stories

Every year when Valentine’s Day comes around, many people find themselves blindsided and unprepared. Couples often forget about this holiday and spend the morning of rummaging around the house trying to find something to give to their significant others. Other people no matter how early a notice th...

Day 13: Love’s JukeBox playlist

Day 13: Love’s JukeBox playlist

Brianne Guanaga and Sydney Sancho
February 13
Filed under Culture, Life, Top Stories

As Valentine’s Day approaches us quickly, bring in the season of love and friendship with three hours worth of brilliant artists sharing their deepest emotions through the thrilling lyrics that come together so smoothly to create exemplary love songs. Whether you are in a relationship, single, a fa...

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