Kobe Bryant was one of the best ever, which is conveyed by his NBA 2K18 MyTeam card with a 97 overall rating.

Sleep Easy, Kobe

February 25, 2020

New Generation Love

Zoputa Difini, Staff Writer

February 21, 2020

It seems over the years that our capacity for romance has dwindled. I recall some old movies I’ve watched where I would sit in awe at the lengths people went to in courting the person they wanted. I watched as they would hold...

Are Museums Still Relevant?

Caitlyn Neils, Staff Writer

February 21, 2020

With 30,000 people lined up to see Leonardo Davinci’s 2′ 6″ x 1′ 9″ Mona Lisa every day, one has a better chance at seeing the famed portrait via the 304 billion Google search results it garners. The images that pop...

Life Through the Eyes of the “Background Friend”

Jordan Shorter, Staff Writer

February 21, 2020

Throughout my four years in high school, I’ve had this weird feeling about myself that I could never really explain. I found myself always bouncing from friend group to friend group, trying to fit in but never being successful....

2020: Off to a Rough Start But it’s Not Too Late

Jargbah Kalay, Staff Writer

February 21, 2020

The day before 2020 hit we all wondered what kind of year it was going to be. We wondered whether it was going to be the year of change, a year of positivity after a tough 2019. Little did we know that the first month of this...

African Americans Should Only Vote for Democrats: PRO-CON

Beverly Yirenkyi and Angel Benjamin

February 21, 2020

PRO The Democratic Party isn’t perfect. If asked to present their biggest priority for the upcoming presidential primaries, the answer from party leaders would surely be something about defeating President Trump or unseatin...

The Importance of Black History Month

Beverly Yirenkyi, Staff Writer

February 20, 2020

"Black History Month is not seeking validation for the black experience, it exists simply to celebrate the beauty of a culture.."

Insecurity Affects Us All

Ameena Misbahou-Jalloh, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

Are you ever insecure about something? You know, like your height or weight? Perhaps a class you have to take because you’re behind your peers has you feeling unsure? Or maybe your parents weren’t able to buy you anything...

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