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Celebrating Ta-Nehisi Paul Coates

Kalia Richardson, News Editor

February 27, 2017

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

Infographic by Jenna Bondy

Brianne Guanaga, Photographer

February 27, 2017

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

Annette Gonzalez, Staff Writer

February 26, 2017

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

Sofia Brand, Photographer

February 25, 2017

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, 2017

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, 2017

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, 2017

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...

Illustration courtesy of Thomas Martinez

Camila Myers, Insight Editor

February 14, 2017

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, 2017

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...

Day 4: How to be single on Valentine’s Day

Day 4: How to be single on Valentine's Day

Natalie Askowitz, Copy Editor

February 4, 2017

Not every Valentine’s Day consists of a lover and romantic outings. Instead of wallowing in self-pity, make this Feb. 14 a fun Tuesday. Do not use this day to think about their loneliness in the love department. Put away that ice cream carton and follow these steps to have a fun Valentine’s Day as...

The Bachelor: what is next

Natalie Askowitz, Copy Editor

January 24, 2017

Every season of the Bachelor and Bachelorette begins with host, Chris Harrison, announcing it as the most dramatic season yet, and Nick Viall’s season is no exception. With Nick being the first bachelor to have been a part of the franchise three times, the pressure is on. After coming in sec...

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