Opinion

Opinion: Antiracism racism is still racism

Opinion: Antiracism racism is still racism

“I am a product of affirmative action … I am Puerto Rican, born and raised in the South Bronx. My test scores were not comparable to my colleagues at Princeton and Yale,” associate justice of the Supreme Court Sonia Sotomayor once said, according to CNN. “But, if we...

Opinion: The legacy of George Floyd

Opinion: The legacy of George Floyd

Before George Floyd turned into a hashtag, he was somebody’s father.  “I want to touch the world,” Jonathan Veal recalls Floyd saying. In Floyd’s youth, he received an athletic scholarship and is remembered for his sense of humor, compassion and tall physique. After...

Opinion: How to stop slave and child labor

Opinion: How to stop slave and child labor

One of the most prominent problems with the world today is slavery, something that should have been abolished decades ago. It’s sickening to know that according to the publication "Estimating the Prevalence of Human Trafficking in the United States," over 40 million...

Opinion: Antiracism racism is still racism

Alex Garcia: A facet of the American Dream

After nearly 4 years of living in a sanctuary at a Maplewood Church, Alex Garcia walked out on Wednesday, Feb. 24 without the fear of deportation.  Following the Trump administration’s denial in 2017 of his appeal to stay in the country, a crowd around the church was...

Women dominate 2020

Women dominate 2020

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg famously said, “Women belong in all places where decisions are being made.” With the passing of avid women rights activist Ruth Bader Ginsburg in 2020, impactful women leaders are even more critical than ever. Fortunately,...

Opinion: The societal impacts of streetwear

Opinion: The societal impacts of streetwear

Despite their luxurious appeal, what truly makes these brands so popular? Their branch of clothing relates to the youth as it embraces a stylistic, streetwear fit for all to represent. Micro Macro Magazine describes streetwear as casual attire generally worn by an urban or skate audience. Most people overlook the impacts it has on society. More than just a trend, streetwear holds a cultural meaning–with historical background–which is necessary to learn about. 

Column: Celebrating 100 Years of the 19th Amendment

Column: Celebrating 100 Years of the 19th Amendment

August 18 marked 100 years since the passage of the 19th Amendment. Given the incredible advancements for women today in politics, it is essential to acknowledge and celebrate this moment of United States History. 1848 was the year of the Seneca Falls Convention, a...

CHAZ: Seattle’s peaceful protest

CHAZ: Seattle’s peaceful protest

Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone, known as CHAZ, refers to a peaceful protesting zone that spans several city blocks in Seattle, according to USA Today. The zone was created when Seattle police withdrew from the Capitol Hill neighborhood after days of fighting with...

Column: Online activism creates new forms of education

Column: Online activism creates new forms of education

Being stuck at home is a shared strife amongst students of all ages. This environmental shift has impeded upon academic routines, engaging learning environments, and the relationship between a student and teacher. Alas, amongst all this confusion, there has been one...