Tell Me the Good News

NATALIE PATTERSON These days, it’s easy to feel like everything is bad. And by “everything,” I mean politics, the environment, staggering rates of mental illness, diseases in our food, a dead Mars rover, the crushing social constraints of society, your highlighter looking a little splotchy, etc., etc. Little do you know, good things are happening […]

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Cardi B: The Problematic Fave

MARY DANIELS She’s the self-proclaimed Trap Selena, and the first solo female rap artist since Lauryn Hill to get a number one single on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Belcalis Almanzar, better known as Cardi B, was born and raised in the Bronx. She is of Trinidadian and Dominican descent. There are not many women […]

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Beyoncé: Opportunist or Social Conscience?

By Eva Andrews     Oct. 15th, 1966. Black Panther Party formation.     Feb. 7th, 2016. Beyoncé slays.     Beyoncé’s “Formation” performance at the Super Bowl was unexpected, but it was social commentary and an anthem for some while opposition and hostile to others. The Super Bowl performance was paying homage to the fiftieth anniversary of the formation of […]

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