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Why we should stop prying into people’s tattoo history

Getting a tattoo is one huge adrenaline rush. The process itself is thrilling and exciting, but nothing bursts the bubble quite like one dreaded...

SMPD adoption of body cameras will shine light on injustice

It is no secret police have gotten away with brutality for way too long. It’s also not a secret white police are highly favored...

You Can’t Sit With Us: The fierceness of #BlackGirlMagic

If you’ve ever wondered why my beautiful chocolate skin glistens in the sunlight with enhanced shades of glitter and melanated magnificence, it is just...

Curse of the Crimson Tampon Tax

Countless girls, women and beings with vaginas undergo similar natural phenomena or cycles throughout the course of their lifetime. A woman can carry a...

America should say ‘no’ to torture

Reuters published March 30 a poll to get an idea of U.S. citizens’ views on torture, and it showed that Americans overall support it. Despite...

New president won’t change America, we will

With the promise of a new president in the upcoming year, it is impossible to ignore the sentiments the American society suggests regarding the...

Indoctrinating children hinders critical skills

A parent’s job is not to convince his or her children what to think. Rather, a parent’s duty is to help his or her...

From Disney to The Notebook, how the film industry set women...

If only men were mind readers who truly understood everything women wanted and felt. What a dream! Unfortunately, that’s not the case despite how...

Thanks Obama, no really

Regardless of political ideologies, President Barack Obama was a one-of-a-kind man with grace, humility and unbridled kindness. As the curtains close on his presidency,...

It is time to break down the tent and end the...

Let’s face it, this year’s presidential elections are basically just a TV show, with eerily similar qualities to a dystopian teen novel. The candidates and...