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Dane Powell is a hero

On Jan. 20, thousands of protesters from across the country descended upon Washington D.C. to protest the inauguration of proto-fascist Donald Trump. Several hundred of...

Letter to the Editor: I am a racist.

By Jason Johnson I am a racist.  I do not mean to be, I just am.  I do not overtly hate anyone.  I do not...

Dear San Marcos, mermaids are not a pressing issue

In the last few years, San Marcos has become inundated with mermaid imagery. From murals to parades, to sculptures, the rebranding of our city...

The Grenfell Tower tragedy is a case of political murder

The latest tragedy to befall the United Kingdom, a country that has had a grip on headlines in the last year, concerns a fire...

Happy Birthday, Ida B Wells: How the erasure of black women activists will doom...

Ida B. Wells is an American icon, journalistic pioneer and one of the most effective radical leaders of the civil rights movements of the...

Black Panther fights crime and white supremacy

Back before Antifa was punching Nazis in the name of Captain America, T’Challa debuted in 1966 to wage his own war on white supremacy,...

Make San Marcos great again: Protect our immigrants

The summer of 2017 has tested San Marcos residents in more ways than just the nearly insufferable heat. As we settle into the first...

Right-wing millennials are creating a whole new political party

After attending the Young Women’s Leadership Summit hosted by Turning Point USA June 15-18, it has become apparent “right-wing” millennials are not as rare...

 “Bordertown” is a disgrace to life on the border

FOX’s “Bordertown” is a poor example of life on the border. In this poorly drafted comedy, the Latino people and their culture are the...

Using correct pronouns is the actual least you can do 

The “bathroom bill,” is a law requiring transgender and gender-nonconforming individuals to use bathrooms corresponding with their birth sex. This piece of legislation passed...