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Column: The Democratic Party is in Trouble
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Column: The Democratic Party is in Trouble

By David DePriest, Columnist Posted 12:30 AM EST, Sun., Apr. 9, 2017 Despite having a billion dollar war-chest, the adoration of the emergent majority of young, non-white Americans, advantages in organization and technology, the Democrats walked away from the 2016 general election largely empty-handed. Once-in-a-lifetime Senate pick-up opportunities in Ohio, Florida and Missouri were squandered…

CAMPUS SPEAK OUT — Pepsi Commercial
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CAMPUS SPEAK OUT — Pepsi Commercial

Posted 12:55 PM EST, Fri., Apr. 7, 2017 That controversial Pepsi commercial featuring Kendall Jenner had social media buzzing this week. The Hilltop asked: What did you think of it?   Name: Anthony Brown Classification: Junior Major: Journalism Hometown: Charlotte, North Carolina “I’m left wondering, what was the purpose? It seems unsubstantial to me. What was the…

Dance Crazes: 2011 to Now
LIFE+STYLE, Multimedia

Dance Crazes: 2011 to Now

By Imara Bright-Johnson, Staff Writer Posted 7:50 PM EST, Mon., Apr. 3, 2017 The Cat Daddy: 2011 While most of us were in middle school, the “Cat Daddy” became extremely popular. California party scene hip-hop group, the Rej3ctz, released this song in March 2011 and it quickly became the top most requested song at most…

LaVar Ball vs. the World
Sports

LaVar Ball vs. the World

By Nathan Easington, Contributing Writer Posted 12:10 PM EST, Mon., April 3, 2017 “Never lost.” These were LaVar Ball’s famous words on “First Take,” the morning of Thursday, March 23, when describing his one-on-one record in basketball. He told USA Today Sports that back in his say, he’d “kill Michael Jordan one-on-one.” Before playing professional American…

Maverick or Menace: Colin Kaepernick’s Free Agency Bout
Sports

Maverick or Menace: Colin Kaepernick’s Free Agency Bout

By Ayanna Alexander, Contributing Writer Posted 12:05 PM EST, Mon., April 3, 2017 It’s been three weeks since the start of the NFL free agency and quarterback Colin Kaepernick is still unemployed. This has left many questioning why a former Super Bowl contender is now struggling to find a team to call home. Even President Trump commented…

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