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$10 Makeover: From Alexander Hamilton to Wilma Mankiller

Say bye-bye to everyone’s favorite $10 figurehead Alexander Hamilton, and hello to his female replacement. In early July, United States Treasury Secretary Jack Lew announced...

The ‘Empire’ of Lies: How TV undermines black progress

Dear black people, What is wrong with sitting down in front of the television or laptop with a cozy blanket to watch a little Empire?...

No-Shave November movement for cancer awareness

No-Shave November is more than just a time to let hair grow out and ogle at cuties with newly coifed beards. The origin of the...

Terrorism and relative solidarity: Why we should refuse to French filter Facebook

F**k the Facebook French flag filters. I refuse to support relativism, privilege and eurocentrism. While the Nov. 13 attack in Paris is a horrendous act...

Paris disaster highlights necessity of separating Islam from terrorism

On Nov.13, a series of terrorist attacks raged in Paris resulting in the tragic deaths of more than 120 civilians, leaving the country in...

Petting responsibly, the puppy fever dilemma

Pets are adorable, but they’re better loved than neglected. Too many college students search for measured pet companionship instead of the reality of a full–time...

Let the games begin, cuffing season has arrived

The weather is waxing cooler and the desire to spend weekends cuddled up is growing stronger. It is time to prepare for battle, ladies...

Anonymous internet jerks need to take a virtual step back

People on the Internet are jerks and it’s becoming a real problem. The Internet can be a wonderful tool for sharing information and ideas across...

Starbucks has Christians seeing red over holiday cups

I have been known to call out the senseless who get upset over the most inane situations. This edition of “sit down, shut up”...

Remember the Tigers: The Mizzou Standard

By: Samuel King | Special to the Star Student athletes have the power to alter discourse and encourage systematic change. We learned that this week with...