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The Burkini Ban should be banned

I realize it is very American to declare that people should be allowed to wear what they please. Especially if they decide to wear...

Zoe Saldana’s portrayal of Nina Simone in “Nina” is blackface

Zoe Saldana is a talented actress of color in the bleached foreground of Hollywood’s film industry. Saldana is of Afro-Latina heritage, and while this...

We may never have to leave dorm life behind

Troy Evans plans to create a dorm-like living unit called Commonspace for working Millennials. Millennials know how horrific dorm life can be, but they are...

Donald Trump’s trip to Mexico will not fix anything

Donald Trump met with President Enrique Peña Nieto Aug. 31 in Mexico. Trump can visit Mexico all he pleases, but he still pledged to scrap...

Leaked memo shows how Nancy Pelosi hopes to handle Black Lives...

A recently leaked memo allegedly from Minority House Leader Nancy Pelosi to Democratic congressional candidates has a list of ways to “handle” Black Lives...

Hard keyboards may soon be a thing of the past

Lenovo is releasing a new folding laptop called the Yoga Book. It will be missing the hard keyboard. The keypad is a touch panel that...

State Rep. Jason Isaac thinks STAAR exams should be suspended

Standardized tests are an absolute horror. State Rep. Jason Isaac is doing his best to remodel Texas’ standardized test machine. Due of the many issues...

President Obama changing prison sentences for drug offenders

President Obama changed the sentences of 111 federal inmates on Tuesday in an effort to correct a disparity created when Congress shortened the sentences...

Black lives have never mattered

The recent slaughters of black Americans, Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, have re-ignited the outrage and hurt felt by many black people in regards...

Beyonce’s ‘Lemonade’ is much more than your daily tea

“When life hands you lemons….” Black women have always had the innate ability to make lemonade from the sorrows that life brings. Beyoncé’s Lemonade is...