Pepsi ad exploits black activists’ struggles for profit

Zila Sanchez

April 18, 2017

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By Zila Sanchez Pepsi’s new commercial was supposedly the vision of perfect harmony. It would almost be enriching if it did not appropriate such a sensitive issue with a white girl leading the revolution with a soda can...

Blacks and Mental Health: Why We Suffer in Silence

Brittany Van Pelt

April 10, 2017

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The topic of mental health has become a hot button issue in our country. Even with growing social awareness, there is still a strong stigma about the legitimacy of mental illness. This stigma is most prevalent in the African-American...

Lover Back to Friend: Can you be friends with your ex? Of course

Jazmin Gathers

April 5, 2017

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By Jazmin Gathers Nowadays, relationship seem to end only one of two ways: friends – but awkward friends – or the "What's your name again? I don't think we've ever met" attitude. Let me start by saying you can't really...

Sex strike 101- The two C’s rare to mesh

April 5, 2017

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By Akiva Rooks Celibacy is often deemed a foreign language in college. That word just never seems to fit the portrait that college frames. For most students, this is the perfect place to discover ones sexuality; especially...

Does the “Oreo” Stereotype Really Exist?

Brittany Van Pelt

March 28, 2017

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By Brittany Van Pelt There stereotypes in our society associated with different racial groups. These images are most commonly portrayed through the media. African-Americans are often portrayed as volatile thugs for men or abras...

Non-black POC can be anti-black too

Zila Sanchez

March 27, 2017

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Zila Sanchez A shocking video of a man battering a black woman at a beauty store has recently surfaced the internet sparking outrage from people all over the country. In the video, a black woman can be seen beaten to the ground...

Toxic Masculinity

February 22, 2017

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By Tishawna Williams, online editor Women deal with sexism and misogyny on a daily basis. From strangers who think they can tell you when to smile to songs we hear on the radio. No matter if you are gay or straight, the world...

It’s Our Right to March

Alexis Wray

February 15, 2017

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By Alexis Wray, Register Contributor Turmoil, confusion, misfortunes, policies, and labels are all subject to bring about a united people who stand together despite adversity to seek the change they want to see in the world....

Black Masculinity: Then and Now

February 15, 2017

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By KeAsiah McLaughlin, Register Contributor The concept of Black masculinity sets the standard for how people view Black men in our society today. In addition to this, that same concept causes Black men to act upon certain ster...

VIRGINS: The Last of a Dying Breed

February 13, 2017

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Daija Walton-Jackson In today’s generation, it seems to be an “I may be young, but I’m ready” kind of world. It’s normal to run into people who are sexually active, but how likely are you to meet a virgin? Well, I’m...

Signs That You May Be A Side Chick

February 8, 2017

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By: KeAsiah McLaughlin, Contributor We have all been there: someone’s second choice. Someone’s trophy girlfriend or boyfriend. Thrown to the side and made to feel as if we are not good enough. Sometimes we know what’s...

Veterans Day Tragedy

November 16, 2016

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                Article by Tishawna Williams Another tragedy struck the campus community this past weekend. A student from North Carolina A&T was killed in a car wreck. According to authorities, 21-year-old Caledin Wylupek, was traveling in the wrong direction on ...

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