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STOP.
Commentary, EDITORIAL

STOP.

By: Dodger, @ByMalcolm   In my last column, I talked about jumping. Jumping being a metaphor for the personal risk you have to take in order to be successful. After determining that jumping is subjective, I’ve realized there’s another step essential to shaping yourself for success: you have to stop.   I mean stop in…

COLUMN: Seize The Time, Let’s Organize
NEWS

COLUMN: Seize The Time, Let’s Organize

By Jason Ajiake, News Editor Posted 3:30 PM EST, Sat., Feb. 18, 2017 Since the election of President Donald Trump, protests have been at an all time high. Millions of people who had been politically inactive all their lives are now finding themselves willing to march for hours, occupy intersections, face excessive force from law…

COLUMN: Vaughn Rebellion and the Case Against Prisons
NEWS

COLUMN: Vaughn Rebellion and the Case Against Prisons

By Juan McFarland, Contributing Writer Posted 5:30 PM EST, Sat., Feb. 11, 2017 On Feb. 1, prisoners at James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna, Delaware organized an uprising, leaving one correctional officer dead and another vaguely injured. It was the 152nd anniversary of the 13th Amendment, which legalizes slavery as a punishment for crime….

COLUMN — Omarosa Manigault Hired as Overseer on Trump’s Plantation
EDITORIAL

COLUMN — Omarosa Manigault Hired as Overseer on Trump’s Plantation

By Juan McFarland, Contributing Writer Posted 11:05 PM EST, Weds., Jan. 11, 2017 On Jan. 9, the President-elect Donald Trump’s administration officially announced that Howard University alumna Omarosa Manigault would be hired as an Assistant to the President and Director of Communications for the Office of Public Liaison. Her acceptance of these positions is a haunting reminder…

COLUMN — Thanksgiving At Standing Rock
NEWS

COLUMN — Thanksgiving At Standing Rock

By Jason Ajiake, News Editor Posted 5:10 PM EST, Thurs., Nov. 24, 2016 On this Thanksgiving Day, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe are protesting against the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, which would not only destroy sacred sites, but could also contaminate parts of the Missouri River, the only water source for the indigenous people….

OPINION — Gandhi Must Go!
CAMPUS, EDITORIAL

OPINION — Gandhi Must Go!

By Juan McFarland, Contributing Writer Posted 1:30 PM EST, Tues., Nov. 22, 2016 In October 2016, administrators at the University of Ghana campus in Accra responded to concerns from both professors and students regarding a statue of Mohandas Gandhi that had been given to the university by the Indian president, Pranab Mukherjee. Students began petitioning the removal…

COLUMN — Donald Trump and Draining The Swamp
NEWS

COLUMN — Donald Trump and Draining The Swamp

By David DePriest, Contributing News Columnist Posted 11:10 AM EST, Fri., Nov. 18, 2016 In the final days of Donald Trump’s “successful” presidential campaign (in so far as success can be defined as abusing an archaic system to supercede the will of the people), the president-elect debuted a new slogan to sell his campaign to middle America:…

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