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Genitals do not define gender

October 29, 2018

By John C. McClanahan Editorial Proofreader Supporters of transgender rights recently hatched the #WontBeErased movement in response to the federal government’s threat to redefine millions of American identities. President Do...

Stop blacklisting poor decisions

October 29, 2018

By Jacob Vaughn Copy Desk Chief/ Music Editor Nowadays, it seems people are being called out left and right for offensive things they’ve said or done in the past or present. TV shows have been canceled. Jobs have been lost. Reputations have been destroyed....

Holiday sugar feast promote obesity

October 15, 2018

By Jacob Vaughn Copy Desk Chief & Music Editor By Jacob Vaughn Copy Desk Chief & Music Editor Throughout the year, people gather with friends and family to stuff their faces as they share with their loved ones. They ...

Don’t politicize children’s costumes

October 15, 2018

By John C. McClanahan Copy Editor & Editorial Proofreader When I was 10 years old, I dressed as 6-foot black NBA superstar Allen Iverson for Halloween. I was a small white boy with shaggy brown hair and goofy blue glasses....

Beto hopes to beat Cruz for senate seat

October 1, 2018

Incumbent candidate Sen. Ted Cruz and challanger Democrat Rep. Beto O’Rourke are campaigning against each other. PRO Cruz is getting the boot from Beto Leah Cook Democratic candidate Robert “Beto” O’Rourke is campa...

GOP politicizes Tibetts murder case

September 18, 2018

By Barbara De La Hoya Contributing Writer GOP members are quick to call for mass shootings and other crimes to not be politicized and to give privacy to the victims and their mourning families. But all bets are off the table whe...

Basketball legends face off in record book

May 8, 2018

By Kweisi Brown Contributing Writer LeBron James tied NBA legend Michael Jordan’s record of scoring double digits in 866 consecutive games when the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Charlotte Hornets 118-105 on March 29. Read More »...

Black women iconically shape society

April 18, 2018

By Ravyn Adams Contributing Writer We owe black women a huge pat on the back, and more than a few thank yous for how they’ve shaped our society. Too many accomplishments and breakthroughs have gone underappreciated. They are often unacknowledged as  influencers and...

Trade schools not only option

April 18, 2018

By the Courier Staff In yet another apparent lack of understanding, President Donald Trump implied he does not understand the purpose and role community colleges play across the nation. His remarks were given during a speech ...

Second Amendment rights provide gun control solution

April 3, 2018

By Morgan Hanson Opinions Editor The answer to America’s gun violence problem could not be more obvious. It’s spelled out explicitly in the text of the Second Amendment. To enact common-sense gun control in the U.S., state militias should be rei...

Mass shooters strive for attention

April 3, 2018

By Barbara De La Hoya Contributing Writer Information is so easily accessible there is truly no such thing as bad publicity. So when the media mentions killers, viewers will not only become familiar with their names, but wit...

Corporations launch new Space Age

February 28, 2018

By Morgan Hanson Opinions Editor It’s an exciting time for astronomy enthusiasts. The Second Space Age is happening right now. Businesses are rushing to meet historic milestones. Only instead of merely racing to the moon, the goal is much broader – to capit...

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