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Survey Apps: Are They Worth It? The Final Verdict

Joshua Schoonmaker

May 22, 2018

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After nearly a month experimenting with various applications, yours truly is now prepared to give his final verdict (paired with a couple of other opinions) on which are worth your time, and which shouldn’t be downloaded. Read...

I am Jane Doe

Lavinia Huang

May 21, 2018

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On Monday May 7, Whitney Young hosted a screening of the documentary, I am Jane Doe, and held a Panel Discussion. I am Jane Doe is a  documentary that follows the stories of several sex trafficking victims and their legal fight a...

New Kanye albums

LaCurtis Bunch, Editor

May 21, 2018

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Kanye West, a man who is known in the media for both his infamous music and his questionable public antics, has recently reactivated his Twitter account, where he shares his personal thoughts and his plans for the future. In his recent spree of tweets, Kanye revealed the news that h...

XXXTENTACION: ?

LaCurtis Bunch, Editor

May 21, 2018

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Florida rapper Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, better known as XXXTENTACION has released his sophomore album, titled ?. Coming off his critically acclaimed debut, the rapper had high expectations and it appears he has surpassed them. Fo...

Swaziland renamed to “Kingdom of eSwanti”

LaCurtis Bunch, Editor

May 21, 2018

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On the 50th anniversary of its independence, The country of Swaziland has renamed itself to the "Kingdom of eSwatini.” The country decided to change its name because of the constant occurrence of being confused for Switzerl...

Playboi Carti: Die Lit

LaCurtis Bunch, Editor

May 21, 2018

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Coming off a strong 2017 with the release of his self-titled debut album, Playboi carti, Playboi Carti has released his sophomore more album entitled Die Lit. The release came as a surprise to many fans because he only gave a couple days of ...

Yanny vs Laurel

Erica Roy

May 21, 2018

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Did you see a black and gold dress or a blue and white dress? This infamous picture sparked debates all over social media about who was right and who was wrong. Some said they could see both, some said neither. The newest debate...

Zora Neale Hurston’s Book Is Finally Coming to Light

Jai Primer

May 21, 2018

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Zora Neale Hurston’s first manuscript, entitled “Barracoon”, has finally been published to the public after being written in the spring of 1931, almost 100 years after it was finished. Zora Neale Hurston was born in Alabama...

Taurus Season

Erica Roy

May 21, 2018

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It is finally Taurus season! My favorite time of the year. If you’re unfamiliar with this, I’ll explain that it is astrology. Astrology is the study of the influence that the stars and planets have on human lives. There are ...

Supreme Drop SS18 Week One

Yen Lee, Editor

May 20, 2018

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Supreme's week one drop had many popular items that over the past few months have become very popular.  The Supreme waist bag and shoulder bag are amoung the most popular of the week one drop and the entire year.  There are...

Home To Homage Chicago Jordan’s

Yen Lee, Editor

May 20, 2018

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Earlier this month, Chicago was taken over by storm when the announcement of the Home to Homage’s was released.  With one half of the shoe resembling the Chicago Jordan colorway and the other half, the Banned Jordan colorway. ...

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