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Net neutrality hangs in the balance

Net neutrality hangs in the balance

December 5, 2017

The internet we have all grown up with is now in danger by the people we elected to watch over it. And our generation — the millennial generation — needs to make its voice heard. We have known the ...

#MeToo: I am a victim of misguided movements

Marilyn Ramirez, Opinions Editor

October 18, 2017

Filed under Opinions

The past couple of days have brought the #MeToo campaign to the front of my social media platforms. Friends, coworkers and favorite artists have shared the hashtag, painting my screen with heartbreaking tales of sexual harassment and assault, tales that I would’ve never discovered were it not for actress Alyssa Milano. She asked her followers on Twitter, with their discretion, to share these accounts using the phrase #MeTo...

Beyond the Locks

Michelle Vazquez, Contributing Writer

March 4, 2015

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Hair may be just fashion to some, but to others, it is a way to represent culture and history. Last week, after the Oscars, E! News anchor Giuliana Rancic sparked controversy when she said that Zendaya Coleman’s dreadlocks looked like they smelled of “patchouli oil” and “weed” on the program called “Fashion Police.” Coleman responded to Rancic’s comments via Twitter saying the statements were “ignorant...

Jeep Super Bowl commercial controversy: intolerance or patriotism?

Jordan Robinson, Contributing Writer

February 9, 2015

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Super Bowl Sunday is notorious for airing the most comical and sometimes controversial commercials to grab the audience’s attention. But where is the limit? Last Sunday’s highly anticipated line-up of commercials during the Super Bowl certainly disappointed some Americans this year. Jeep’s “Beautiful Lands” commercial featuring one of the United States’ most popular and patriotic songs in history, “This Land...