BY RABAB JAFRI
As a community, it’s important to realize that racism still is very much alive today, and that the Civil Rights Movement didn’t end with a happily ever after just because we have a Black president.
BY MELISSA SCHOLKE
Without its female writers, copy editors, videographers, designers, photographers and editors, the publication you’re currently reading would lack content to provide to the student population.
BY JAMES BRENNAN
During college, there has been no issue that I have studied or written about more than racism. It’s a poetic note that my undergraduate years began with the senseless murder of a Black 16-year-old and will conclude with the nation declaring “Black Lives Matter.” However, no matter the neat symmetry of my experiences, this isn’t poetry.
BY KAREN HUA
“Creativity” and “artistry” have always been elusive concepts. How does one actually be creative? Are certain types of creativity more effective? To what extent can you label or self-identify as an artist? Quite paradoxically to its name, creativity can often be the most rigid.
BY DANI VIGNOS
She told me she was collecting little white pebbles. We sat on the green bench of our senior lawn and talked about blackness.
BY AUSTIN DAVIS
I wouldn’t expect those deaf to the plights of subjugated groups to change their views. However, what I would expect is, at the very least, a certain level of respect for another citizen’s right to conduct themself in a manner in which they believe they will feel healthy and safe.
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