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Los Angeles Lakers win NBA championship

CAMERON CROCHERON- STAFF WRITER LeBron James led the Lakers with game-highs in points and assists en route to his fourth career Finals MVP Award while finishing with his 11th career triple-double in the Finals, the most in NBA history. Anthony Davis had a double-double,…


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  • The president isn’t a role model
    RYLAND STAPLES- STAFF WRITER With the election just weeks away, the United States is preparing for one of the most pivotal moments in recent history. With the way President Donald Trump has handled relationships with other countries, systemic racism in the United States,…
  • Why you need to set boundaries
    KAILAH LEE- STAFF WRITER Ever wonder why every relation- ship you had has just gone south? Or that it has violated the dream that you had for it? Well, this time, maybe it is on you. You see, many people make the mistake of lowering…
  • Is Daniel Cameron a sellout?
    MILES RICHARDSON- STAFF WRITER Tamika Mallory spoke at a press conference in order to address Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron, who recently announced his decision to charge only one officer involved in the Breonna Taylor case. During the conference, Mallory had this to say:…

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  • TELFAR’S rise to prominence
    MIA CONCEPCION – STAFF WRITER Living in a time of crisis and social isolation has paved the way for a resurgence of creativity and innovation amongst Black businesses. More Black entrepreneurs are pushing their products and gaining support for them. This type of success within…
  • Vitamin D: The essential vitamin
    TIGIST ASHAKA- STAFF WRITER Vitamin D this, and vitamin D that. Because early research has linked vitamin D deficiency with the probability of more severe COVID-19 symptoms, vitamin D seems to be all the news talks about. Unfortunately, the National Institutes of Health concludes…
  • Crocs: The transition from past to present
    SHIRMARIE STARKS STAFF WRITER What is your go-to shoe for comfortability? Nike slides? Converse? Those fluffy Ugg slippers? Socks and Birkenstocks? Or do you own a pair of Crocs? Crocs, Inc. is seen as the go-to brand to find comfy shoes, but the company’s journey to…

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  • Creative block: The impact COVID-19 has on artists
    NYLE PAUL- STAFF WRITER As coronavirus cases increase nationwide, more and more artists find themselves having to forcefully adjust to the restricting nature of the virus. The financial, mental and physical restrictions that the virus imposes result in the risk of art equipment becoming harder to access…
  • TikTok: A game changer for social media influencers
    JAMEL ROGERS- STAFF WRITER TikTok is the new wave for future generations. The app helps publicize lots of media influencers, especially those specializing in comedy, singing and dancing. According to a YouTube podcast titled 1422, a teen nicknamed Swag-BoyQ is a dancer and entertainer on…
  • Bryson Tiller drops new album: Anniversary
    ANYAE JOHNS- STAFF WRITER For years, fans of Bryson Tiller were concerned if the Kentucky artist could revive his career and be the musician they first fell in love with. Three years since the R&B artist released his second album True to Self, his…

Sports

  • Los Angeles Lakers win NBA championship
    CAMERON CROCHERON- STAFF WRITER LeBron James led the Lakers with game-highs in points and assists en route to his fourth career Finals MVP Award while finishing with his 11th career triple-double in the Finals, the most in NBA history. Anthony Davis had a double-double, totaling 19 points…
  • The 2020 NFL Season Protests and Fight for Change
     Aliyu Saadu- Staff Writer National Football League (NFL) players have been protesting during the National Anthem since the beginning of the 2020-21 season to use their platform to fight for equality in the U.S. “We’re going to stand behind our players, we respect…
  • The NBA Bubble Success
    Colangelo Parker- Staff Writer The 2020 NBA postseason is in its final chapter with the beginning of the NBA Finals series between the L.A. Lakers and Miami Heat on September 29 in the Orlando bubble. It has been nearly four months since NBA…

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