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Stand your ground, no justice for all

February 26, 2014

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Florida may be at the forefront of recent stand your ground cases, but 25 states have adopted the law including North Carolina. The stand your ground law gives every bigot or person with a grudge and a gun legal rights to commit...

SEX AND ‘THE T’ : Redesigning the meaning of Valentine’s Day

February 12, 2014

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    Valentine’s Day, a day that was designed to recognize the one you love has been a dreadful experience for many single girls such as myself. A day meant for an overall celebration of love and happiness for all has been ...

Middle-class kids affected by student loan crisis

February 12, 2014

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Last October, in between arguments over the debt ceiling, the federal government somehow found time to send me an email. My student loan payment was 70 days past due, the message read, so the government had negatively reported me...

Do students know the importance of our institution’s history?

February 12, 2014

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We have now entered another Black History Month. Usually, this month is full of campus programs, students studying iconic figures, and tweets full of black history facts. Unfortunately, these activities usually last no longer...

Funny women get us where we live

January 22, 2014

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Are men obsolete? Geneticists might argue and the folks on Fox News certainly believe it’s a hot topic, but NBC, where Amy Poehler and Tina Fey just triumphed at the Golden Globes, and ABC, where Ellen DeGeneres will be hosting th...

Self-evaluation reflected on Instagram

January 22, 2014

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As society advances with new social media sites, we fall victim to relying on likes and retweets to boost our self-esteem.  When you get 200 likes on a photo does it put you on cloud nine? Does it make you feel accomplished, or does y...

SEX AND ‘THE T’: Fear of being a young maiden or mistress?

January 22, 2014

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The infidelity of Mary Jane sleeping with a married man has captivated the attention of African American women.  Mary Jane’s character portrays an ambitious, sharp, and career oriented black woman, yet reveals her fears of ...

Extending the rights of transgender minors

January 21, 2014

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Transgender activist Eli Erlick, 18, was on the phone from her home in the small Mendocino County, Calif., town of Willits and I could not resist asking her to respond to something uttered recently on the radio by James Dobson, fo...

JFK anniversary spotlights his presidency

November 20, 2013

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Fifty years after the death of John F. Kennedy, there’s no mystery about why his brief presidency remains an object of fascination: It was glamorous, photogenic, and cut short by an assassination that still seems an insoluble pu...

College students behaving as highschool students

November 20, 2013

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College students complain about their professors treating them like high school students, but sometimes they behave like high school students. When did disrespecting teachers become okay? How many times have you blatantly had your ...

Highschool treatment for college students

November 20, 2013

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College students are being monitored, as if our parents monitoring us from the other end of the cell phone are not enough.     Students’ grades get docked if they are late or miss class, but students should be graded based on ...

SEX AND ‘THE T’ Are you single because of the “thirst trap” ?

November 20, 2013

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In the November issue of Cosmopolitian magazine, one of the feature stories “Working the Ratio” listed the best and worst places to meet eligible guys to date. Surprisingly out of the top ten worst cities to meet a guy in...

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