By Fernanda M. Tovar Staff Writer In a matter of seconds, a video or meme can go viral. You tweet or post anything that is funny and people will run with it. I mean thousands, sometimes millions of retweets and likes. Social media platforms have given users an opportunity to do more than… Read More Social media makes celebrities of the undeserving
By Tanisha Bell Editor-in-Chief Being a college student can be a bit much. Trying to juggle a job, school work, family and a social life can leave little time or energy to cook. That can mean snacking or buying fast food on and off campus. I have always leaned toward eating healthfully. I’m… Read More Bring healthy snacks to school
By Julissa James Staff Writer When I scrolled through my Twitter feed the night of the 89th annual Academy Awards and saw the live tweets about “La La Land,” the Oscar favorite, being announced as Best Picture I wasn’t surprised. When minutes later I saw a tweeted video where an announcer, with the… Read More Oscar mistake should not outshine the tremendous achievement of ‘Moonlight’
By Steffen Vukojevich Staff Writer By now many people have seen the video of the off-duty Los Angeles Police Department officer who discharged his weapon while restraining a 13-year-old boy for allegedly telling the officer “I’m going to shoot you,” while walking on his and an adjoining property. The video showed the officer,… Read More LAPD officer overreacted by pulling firearm
By Erika Arreola Staff Writer The importance of having a mentor is greater than anyone can expect. Mentors are those who can guide you toward your own success, someone with whom you can relate and seek out for advice. Many can confide in others, however, a mentor is also someone who… Read More My mentor helped me move forward in life
By De’Janae Johnson Staff Writer I am a firm believer in inclusion. A person’s gender, race, economic status or sexual orientation does not determine how I feel about them. With that being said, my name is De’Janae Johnson, and I am addicted to Chick-Fil-A. I mean, who isn’t? As a matter of fact, I’m eating… Read More Am I dining against my beliefs by eating Chick-Fil-A?
By De’Janae Johnson Staff Writer I’m black, and even I forgot it was Black History Month. February has 28 days, 10 award shows, four holidays, Super Bowl Sunday and the NBA’s All-Star Weekend. Oh, by the way, it’s also Black History Month. Special thanks to the Snapchat filters on Feb. 1 for reminding me that… Read More Remembering Black History Month – just in time