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Controversial Dove ad a misunderstanding, not racist

Controversial Dove ad a misunderstanding, not racist

Tamyra Baggett, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017


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Recently, Dove released an ad that many depicted as racist, saying the ad misrepresented women of color, but the ad was misunderstood and the entire situation was blown out of proportion. The ad showed a black woman removing her shirt to reveal a white woman, and then the white woman removed her shir...

NFL loses sight of Kaepernick’s agenda with protests

NFL loses sight of Kaepernick’s agenda with protests

Walker Bailey, Sports Writer

September 27, 2017


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It has been one year since Colin Kaepernick first took a knee during the National Anthem. Kaepernick’s protest was a response to the police brutality that was frequently occurring across the United States. Kaepernick is now a free agent in the NFL. Many believe Kaepernick was not signed due to t...

A year later, Kaepernick’s actions still justifiable

A year later, Kaepernick’s actions still justifiable

Klaria Holmes, Opinions Editor

September 26, 2017


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After President’s Trump’s remarks this weekend about the behavior of those who abstain from participating in the National Anthem, several NFL players, coaches, and owners stood with locked arms or kneeled.  During a rally in Hunstville, Alabama on Friday, Trump mocked Kaepernick, for kneeling...

Gender pronouns are important, need to be respected

Gender pronouns are important, need to be respected

Tamyra Baggett, Staff Writer

September 22, 2017


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The usage of specific gender pronouns is becoming more prevalent in school environments, because some students identify other than male or female and use certain pronouns to fit their identity. According to the LGBT Resource Center, there are currently 76 different gender identifies, all of which come wi...

Antifa has good motives, bad execution

Antifa has good motives, bad execution

Tamyra Baggett, Staff Writer

September 18, 2017


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Fringe groups have been one of the most talked about subjects in the media recently, namely Antifa. According to Merriam-Webster, a fringe group is defined as "a group with marginal or extremist views." The Anti-fascists, or Antifa, believe in the condemnation of hate and racism by using radical, militan...

Trump revokes DACA program for worse, rips apart families

Trump revokes DACA program for worse, rips apart families

Klaria Holmes, Associate Editor, Opinions Editor

September 7, 2017


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On Tuesday morning, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the Trump Administration was ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, claiming that the program was full of ‘illegal aliens who were taking jobs away from citizens’ and ‘contributing to lawlessness and threatening...

Rapper’s “suicide video” glorifies important issue

Rapper’s “suicide video” glorifies important issue

Klaria Holmes, Opinions Editor

August 28, 2017


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On Aug. 23, well known rapper XXXtentacion, also known as X, posted a disturbing video on his Instagram depicting him killing himself. After uploading his video, X also posted a clip of his music video to respond to some negative feedback with the caption, “If you thought I would kill myself for...

Column: Should high school students be allowed to grade their teachers?

Column: Should high school students be allowed to grade their teachers?

Mia Sinha, Opinions Editor

April 3, 2017


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Have you ever had that one teacher who seems to never teach you anything, but the administration treats them as if they have tenure? They may get off task, read straight from the text, or just genuinely not seem to care about the subject, yet they are always around to “teach” the next batch of students? No...

Column: Ole Miss will regret not giving Joiner offer

Column: Ole Miss will regret not giving Joiner offer

Jared Redding, Sports Editor

March 10, 2017


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Players like OHS senior guard Jarkel Joiner do not come around very often. Cal State Bakersfield knew that, as well as other strong college basketball programs that offered Joiner scholarships, like TCU, Memphis, Iowa State and others. I guess Ole Miss, somehow, didn't get the memo about Joiner’s rare...

Social media posts may affect future employment, college

Social media posts may affect future employment, college

Mia Sinha, Opinion's Editor

February 24, 2017


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I live in the generation of social media, where having a Snapchat is a must and the phrase “pics or it didn’t happen” is the motto fueling posts on Instagram. We make sure all of our followers know that we are enjoying our perfectly swirled coffee, watching the sun set over our backyard, and...

Column: Trump’s executive order “Protecting the Nation” may have the opposite effect

Column: Trump’s executive order “Protecting the Nation” may have the opposite effect

Mia Sinha, Opinions Editor

February 7, 2017


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Over the past few weeks after President Trump’s inauguration, he has passed seven executive orders. The most controversial order perhaps being “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States,” which arguably could have the exact opposite effect of what it is meant to...

Column: Women’s March embodied unity for all

Column: Women’s March embodied unity for all

Emma Scott, News Editor

January 31, 2017


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Our country’s 45th president was inaugurated Jan. 20, but the real showstopper was on Saturday, Jan. 21, when millions crowded the streets in cities across the globe to show support for women’s rights. I was able to join the Women’s March on Washington (WMW) at our nation’s capital. The march...

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