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Redefining ADHD - Black students discuss life with the disorder

Redefining ADHD – Black students discuss life with the disorder

Jala Forest, Staff Writer
April 22, 2022

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, also known as ADHD, is a mental disorder that inhibits certain parts of the brain from paying attention. It’s one of the most common...

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The Language of the Alt Right

The Language of the Alt Right

Terry Lee III
October 27, 2021

To make a more informed you. There will be many keywords in this story that I will try to remember to explain. The reason I write this piece is because terrorist communication...

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On Jesy Nelson and the Problem with Blackfishing

Hannah Davis
October 15, 2021

If you follow pop music and have been keeping up with the news over the past week, you’d know that former Little Mix member Jesy Nelson has made her solo debut. You may remember...

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In Between Dichotomies: Living in the Thin Lines of a Lukewarm World

In Between Dichotomies: Living in the Thin Lines of a Lukewarm World

Julia Duanetto De Sousa
October 11, 2021

The Cambridge dictionary defines dichotomy as a “difference between two completely opposite ideas or things.” We happen to be living in contemporary times where dichotomies...

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Reflecting on the #BlackLivesMatter Movement and Performative Activism

Reflecting on the #BlackLivesMatter Movement and Performative Activism

Thaisa Mayer Jamunda
September 19, 2021

Social justice movements started long before the phrase itself appeared in our vocabulary. Like any other tool for social change, activists adapted their strategies according...

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Asian American Oppression and the Lunar New Year

Asian American Oppression and the Lunar New Year

Julia Duanetto De Sousa
June 18, 2021

Between quarantine, lockdown and the plummeting economy, a wave of violence has risen. From the Bay Area to New York City, a surge of anti-Asian attacks has rampantly spread throughout...

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Coronavirus isn’t the only thing that’s spreading

Elena Neoh Ern Hui
April 10, 2020

COVID-19 has taken over conversations globally. Are you numbed by instructions to “wash your hands,” “avoid crowds” and “stock up on sanitizer?” Are you tired of getting...

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Changing The Perception of Black Hair

Changing The Perception of Black Hair

November 8, 2019

Earlier this year, H&M was criticized for an ad featuring a little black girl in what the Black community called “unruly” or “undone” hair. This sparked conversation...

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The Mixed Kids: A Critical Look into the Term and its Usage.

The Mixed Kids: A Critical Look into the Term and its Usage.

November 6, 2019

Race is a description of how you look. Culture includes traditions, customs or any other non-genetic aspect. Ethnicity refers to where you and your family come from. Culture and...

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Dear, Youre Mourning

Dear, You’re Mourning

November 5, 2019

What makes you happy? Seriously, what can I do to make you smile?  My sense of joy comes from you, so if you’re happy, I’m happy and if you're mad, then I’m furious....

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No Limits: Living Beyond Expectation

No Limits: Living Beyond Expectation

November 10, 2018

Stereotypes have been intertwined in the Black community for over 150 years. Although the Black community has worked hard over the years to silence racist stereotypes, we have...

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The Complexity of Identity

July 11, 2018

"The concept of identity is a complex one, shaped by individual characteristics, family dynamics, historical factors and social and political contexts." The above quote comes from...

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