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Healthy grocery shopping tips

March 28, 2017

By Shamsa Rehman  Contributing Writer  SHOP THE PERIMETER  The perimeter of the grocery store is where most of the healthy items, such as vegetables, meats, proteins and vitamins are found. These items help in reduci...

Trump’s reign not end of world

March 28, 2017

Stephon Smith Staff Writer Although he ran under the promise to make America great again, there have been tons of backlash and protests from around the country since President Donald Trump took office Jan. 20. Read More »...

Technology aids cheating

March 28, 2017

Evan Henry Contributing Writer In a generation that sees young people carrying the knowledge of the universe in their pockets via smartphones and tablets, it’s no wonder some college students who take online classes look to the internet ...

Netflix explores hip-hop history

March 9, 2017

By Monica Mitrovic Copy Editor Overshadowed by the sci-fi thriller hit series “Stranger Things,” Netflix’s original historical musical drama, “The Get Down,” colorfully retells the origins of hip-hop in the Bronx, the ...

Film analyzes racial tensions

March 9, 2017

By Stephon Smith Staff Writer    “The history of America is the history of the Negro in America, and it’s not a pretty picture,” James Baldwin, essayist, novelist and playwright, said. Baldwin wrote about racial t...

X-Men plot draws on societal inequality

February 28, 2017

In 1963, Marvel Comics created some of its most iconic characters resembling civil rights leaders. By Stephon Smith Staff Writer During the height of the Civil Rights movement, Stan Lee, writer, editor and publisher, ha...

President paints perverse picture of press

February 28, 2017

Despite an increasing array of attacks from the president of the U.S., the free press must perservere and continue to cover news with fairness and objectivity. By Jubenal Aguilar Managing Editor The press is not the enemy ...

Corchado covers Mexican affairs

February 15, 2017

REVIEW By Juan Betancourt Senior Staff Writer “Midnight in Mexico: A Reporter’s Journey Through a Country’s Descent Into Darkness” recounts the real-life events of Alfredo Corchado, a reporter who covers Mexico’s corruption, murders and drugs ...

‘Moonlight’ shines bright

February 15, 2017

CRITICAL REVIEW Monica Mitrovic Copy Editor   “Moonlight,” written and directed by Barry Jenkins, captivates audiences with its stunning cinematography, iconic cast and chilling soundtrack. The drama film cli...

Teen Vogue tries new style in politics

February 15, 2017

By Stephanie Salas-Vega Associate Layout Editor     Teen Vogue, the magazine known for beauty tips and celebrity gossip, has recently impressed many news publications with passionate political coverage, rivaling that of traditi...

Campus Carry law raises questions

January 31, 2017

With Senate Bill 11 taking effect at Brookhaven College Aug. 1, concerns about the safety of students, staff and faculty rise By Stephanie Salas-Vega Associate Layout Editor The thought of anyone, who is not a police offi...

Dallas rallies for equality

January 30, 2017

Marilyn Velazquez Staff Writer   As I sat silently on the Dallas Area Rapid Transit Green Line on my way to the Dallas Women’s March, a surge of fear washed over me. I was alone in my train car with three older men. I had never be...

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