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COVID-19 Panic Fuels Racist Sentiments

A mixture of fear and ignorance during the Coronavirus pandemic has brewed intense feelings of racism towards Asians.

Sofia Cruz, Staff Writer

May 10, 2020

The outbreak of Coronavirus has generated fear amongst citizens of the world. Unfortunately, much of this fear and uncertainty has been transformed into xenophobic tendencies towards minority groups of immigrants. The brunt of these negative emotions has mainly been absorbed by Asians, particularly the...

To Ban a Mockingbird

Some school districts might be banning

Alexander Yagoda, Staff Writer

October 26, 2017

Ever since it was published in 1960, To Kill a Mockingbird has received large amounts of controversial comments over racism and whether the publicly educated youth of America should be exposed to the book. Frankly, racism, like sex education, is more efficiently taught in a controlled environment like a c...

Get Out!

Get Out is the scariest and most revolutionizing movie at Sundance 2017.

Mia Galex, Staff Writer

March 8, 2017

Release Date: February 4, 2017 Director: Jordan Peele MPAA Rating: R Starring: Daniel Kaluuya (Chris), Allison Williams (Rose), Bradley Whitford (Dean), Catherine Keener (Missy) Our Rating: A When the concept behind "Get Out" was first introduced, Jordan Peele, the director, said he w...

Oscars 2016 in Review

Leonardo DiCaprio left the Academy Awards with his first Oscar for Best Actor for The Revenant .

Kelsy Pacheco, Staff Writer

March 2, 2016

Our Rating: A- On Sunday Feb. 28th, hundreds of actors and actresses pulled up to the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, and strutted down the red carpet to show off their shimmering dresses and suits in the 88th Academy Awards Ceremony, the Oscars. This year, there were some plot twists during t...

“Nude” Never Sounded This Good

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary now correctly says that nude is a color, not a skin tone.

Natalie De La Rosa, Staff Writer

October 12, 2015

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary's definition of the word "nude" has been updated after a college student named Luis Torres started a campaign called "Nude Awakening" on July 14, also known as National Nude Day, for the word's outdated definition of "having the color of a white person’s skin" to be ...

“I Have a Dream.” But Did it Come True?

52 years ago, the famous

Robert DeDonatis, Staff Writer

January 28, 2015

On Jan. 15, 1929, a new era in United States history began; on that day, Martin Luther King Jr. was brought into the world. Throughout his entire life, King fought for equal rights for black Americans. From his "I have a dream speech" to the "March on Washington," his life's work helped ignite...

Was the Case of Michael Brown Racially Motivated?

Amber Williams shows her support for Michael Brown by doing the iconic Hands Up Don't Shoot pose.

Bhargavi Pochi, Staff Writer

December 12, 2014

On November 24, 2014 St. Louis officer Darren Wilson, who shot and killed 18-year old Michael Brown, was acquitted from his crime. Weeks before this trial, protests raged throughout the streets of St. Louis, Missouri against the police force, claiming that the shooting of Michael Brown was unnecessary...

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