The first few dark, harmonic hums of “Waiting Game” hypnotized me. Banks crooned with a dark, yet fragile vibrato, “I’m thinking it over…” and I was hooked.
The sun was raging. Anger was palpable, and drawl-y southern accents were slow and thick. I knew it was going to be an experience. This is what I saw.
I felt fear swallow me whole. For the first time in my life, I was confronted with the fact that I am a target.
Student athletes should not have to choose between academics and sports. With the Georgia state final for the AAA division of high school boys soccer scheduled at 2:30 p.m. during final exams, some seniors had to make an impossible decision.
Growing up middle or lower class, I’m sure there are there are others with numerous stories of the ridicule they received from their peers for wearing secondhand clothes. But alas, feel no shame! Thrift shopping is a great way to take advantage of the resources that are around you.
Typically, when we hear of actors wearing wigs, fake teeth, prosthetic noses, and makeup that changes the color of their skin, outrageous characters such as werewolves, aliens, and witches come to mind. But in late 2012, fans across the country were disappointed to know that Zoe Saldana would require these cosmetic contrivances in order to […]
“The Life of Pablo” demonstrates where Kanye is at at this point in his life. His highly regarded 2004 debut album, “College Dropout” was young, new and fresh. This album is not as good as his first album, but it comes really, really close.
Cultural appropriation is when one culture takes pieces of another culture and often misrepresents it. For example, those who wear chopsticks in their hair to represent Chinese women for fashion are appropriating and influencing a stereotype.The counter argument that arose was that the theme choice was more of cultural appreciation. The difference is that if you’re appreciating it, you’re representing the culture correctly and using it for honest purposes, not just to look good.
As soon as the lights turned down after intermission, my life truly began. Normally, screaming bothers me, but not that night. The screams made me feel alive and made me scream, too.
It’s hard to say what we would be like as a society if the Civil Rights Movement had not been successful, but I believe it would favor white Americans. As a Mexican- American, at first glance the Civil Rights Movement seems to have nothing to do with me, but it has everything to do with me.