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Sterling Wilmer

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Following trends is not trendy

People believe they are setting trends, but in reality they are only following them. Pop culture junkies around the world—and on campus—are raving over subpar...

Black History Month: The colorism, racism present in the natural hair...

The natural hair movement among curly, coily, kinky Afro-textured hair is a beautiful thing. It teaches acceptance of oneself and builds confidence in people...

Black History Month: Why we need more black professors

Studies have shown that the field of education is not only less appealing, but also less welcoming to African-Americans. According to the 2013 report by...

The Black Perspective: Black History Month, Texas State and #BlackLivesMatter

Host Brandon Sams is joined by opinions columnist Alysha Hurst, Sterling Wilmer, and Mikala Everett in the annual series A Community of Culture: The...

Black History Month: Black power is not the same as white...

Some may view the black-and-proud movement as supremacist, but historically the only racial empowerment camp with a history of demeaning the existence of others...

Talk It Out: Should prisoners have a right to vote?

Prisoners are still deserving of basic rights By Allison Chavez Prisoners should retain the right to vote. No matter the severity of their...

Black History Month: Why can’t we be friends? How black unity...

With only 10 percent of Texas State’s student population being African American, it baffles me how sometimes our small close-knit community has a hard...

The Cheat Sheet: How to Reestablish College Life

Getting used to sleeping in and having a bountiful blessing of food at your fingertips will make you forget the sleep-deprived and noodle-dieted life...

Crazy, Sexy, Not Cool

Sex sells and we see evidence of this in everyday life. Sexually objectified women that appear in the many magazine ads, billboards and commercials sell...

Thanks Victoria’s Secret, but my natural hair is not a trend

Maria Borges is an Angolan model that was praised for sporting her short, natural hair on the runway at this year’s Victoria’s Secret fashion...