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Mikala Everett

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Cultural appreciation acceptable, cultural appropriation not

America is seen as one of the world’s greatest melting pots. Various cultures and traditions are brought together and infused into the mainstream. This can...

Stop touching black women’s hair

It seems as though society views black women as mythical creatures. Some individuals deny or ignore our presence while others expect us to live up...

Most important college course: Sex Ed 101

Many students head to college and say goodbye to their parents and hello to STDs. In college, young people can experiment and discover what kinky...

Why having a hot professor is a blessing

Having a good-looking professor will make class attendance more likely. It is an impressive feat to write about the importance of having at least one...

Police brutality not just a black problem

It is important that we acknowledge all lives lost to law enforcers. Sandra Bland and Freddie Gray have garnered major media attention, but many other...

Eating less meat can save the world

Look, I’m not one to pass up a good cheeseburger or slice of pizza, but we could save the planet if everybody decided to...

Ahmed Mohamed’s teachers forgot what it means to be American

I am absolutely amazed by the world we live in today. Instead of praising people for ingenuity and creativity, we jail them. Instead of spreading...

Talk It Out: Effects of abuse should shield children from criminal...

The jury on the case of the 13-year-old Jamarion Lawhorn from Michigan who stabbed 9-year old Michael Verkerke did not make the best decision...

Hilary Clinton’s proposed college plan a positive for future students

If Hillary Clinton becomes president, then it is free college for everyone. Cue party sounds—no, but seriously, it would be a much better environment...

Texas State construction completion date-never

Home of the Bobcats? More like home of the endless construction. Texas State has been inundated with seemingly endless construction since I got here, and...