Twitter Wars: The Politics of Kanye’s Sexuality

  |  Topic: Culture, Media Analysis, Music, Opinion, Relationships, Senior Picks 2016

If you were lucky enough to see the Twitter war that ensued between Kanye and Wiz Khalifa, you probably saw Amber Rose swoop in and mention how she recalls Kanye enjoying her putting her fingers in his lower orifice (read: butt crack) during sex, calling him a “fingersinthebootya**b*tch.” The chaos that ensued after her comment […]

Get (in)Formation: Beyonce’s Video Addressing Issues Affecting Blacks Isn’t A Problem

  |  Topic: Culture, Media Analysis, Opinion
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In celebration of the 50th anniversary since its birth, Beyonce and her team paid tribute to the The Black Panthers. The empowering effort has been fogged by slander. “Formation” has been portrayed as polarizing, described along the lines of reverse racism. In an interview with CNN, Rudy Giuliani spoke on the performance, calling it an […]

Teen Action Group Tackles Healthy Relationships

  |  Topic: Atlanta Teen Voices, Opinion, Relationships, Teen Dating Violence, Videos, VOX Investigates
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VOX brought the mic to the Teen Action Group at Planned Parenthood Southeast, who spoke up about healthy relationships and preventing dating violence. Enjoy their video, art and writing.

My First March for Life Rally Made Me Want to March a Lifetime

  |  Topic: Opinion, Personal
Marchers at the March for Life protest in Washington, D.C.

It was below freezing in Washington D.C the morning of The March for Life rally. My school, Our Lady of Mercy Catholic High School, has a pro-life group called Mercy for Life, of which I am a member. As a Catholic school, one of the strong religious beliefs is being pro-life. Pro-life means one who […]

Trump Rhetoric Dismisses America’s Democratic Ideals

  |  Topic: Opinion, Politics

Our imperfect country may stand for justice and liberty for all, but in reality inequality trumps ideals of democracy. The pains of marginalized and criminalized people almost silently yet steadily reverberate throughout America. Yet the world keeps spinning. The New Year confetti and empty popcorn bags are well-settled in landfills across America. And Donald Trump […]

And The Winner Is … Our 2016 Oscars Picks!

  |  Topic: Entertainment, General, Movies, Opinion

2015 was quite the year for movies: “Mad Max: Fury Road” gave us an uncompromisingly brilliant action hero (and yes, I am talking about Charlize Theron’s Imperator Furiosa) while Eddie Redmayne shined as the central figure in the long overdue story of one the first women to undergo gender reassignment surgery (“The Danish Girl”).  Meanwhile, […]