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Mikala Everett

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Ghost in the Shell controversy and Hollywood’s whitewashing of Asian character

Hollywood loves creating movies with plots and characters involving ethnic minorities. These movies usually entail a ceremonial dumping of white paint on the movie...

Students should make sure to buckle up

It is safe to assume most college students are not looking to die anytime soon. However, a startling number of scholars do not wear...

NCAA & universities need to better curb student-athletes’ academic dishonesty

My level of interest in sports is equivalent to a slam dunk that gains the team a touchdown. However, I find motivation to care...

Tinder Testing: Swipe right for STD Information

For those with a burning sensation in their hearts and nether regions, Tinder has added an STD testing center locating feature to address complaints...

Addressing conservative misconceptions about the Black Lives Matter movement

The United States has an obvious race problem—a dilemma so intense people can no longer ignore the deafening roar of racial inequality. The Black...

Why Caitlyn Jenner’s support of Ted Cruz is a betrayal

America is a country founded on the idea of freedom, including the right to bear arms, protest and support any presidential candidate of one’s...

Bobcats should be weary of Uber in light of recent criminal...

Somehow, the age-old rule of not getting into cars with strangers has been completely demolished in the name of ride-hailing services. Uber, arguably the most...

The more people talk in class, the more we all learn

Chatterboxes are amazing, wonderful creatures—they always find the perfect opportunity to carry out a raucous conversation, whether in a silent library, an important meeting...

Black History Month: An ode to black beauty

Every now and then, we are lucky enough to stumble across moments of true beauty, and I experience this every time I attend a...

Black people cannot be racist, and here’s why

Minorities cannot be racist. I’ll say it louder for the people in the back who did not hear me—minorities cannot be racist. Racism is the...