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  • Divided in Sanctity
    Kailah Lee|Staff Writer Home. A concept of living that has a face of togetherness, warmth and security. It is a place to confide in family and rest one’s weary head. The feeling of family is truly what makes a home, but as family exists, so do individuals with layers and differing opinions within the home.…
  • What Biden’s Win Means for Black Americans
    Miles Richardson|Staff Writer So, after months of anxiety and social unrest centered around this election, we finally have a result. Joe Biden ran his campaign by convincing the public that Donald Trump is the boogeyman for Black people.  While being interviewed by Breakfast Club co-host Charlamagne tha God, Biden said, “If you have a problem…
  • Politics Can No Longer be Swept Under the Rug
    Ryland Staples | Staff Writer People usually don’t like to talk about politics. Either it will lead to talking about something unpleasant or just make people angry. However, over the past four years, politics have become a larger part of our daily lives. Since the election of President Trump in 2016, people have been drawing metaphorical…

Lifestyle

  • Voting is a right
     Kennedy P. Buck | Staff Writer Fifty-five years ago, the US Congress passed the Voting Rights Act of 1965, which outlawed any discriminatory voting practices. This Act was passed because at the time many Africans Americans couldn’t exercise their right to vote in the southern states without having to answer difficult questions from a literacy…
  • November is more than Thanksgiving
    Shirmarie Starks | Staff Writer The start of November may be important for you because it signifies the soon-to-be arrival of Thanksgiving. However, there are over 122 million reasons to consider November an important month. For 30 days out of the year, there are 122.2 million people living with diabetes or pre-diabetes who are able…
  • The history and importance of Black horror
    Gabrielle Chenault | Lifestyle Section Editor When most people hear the word “horror movie” they immediately think of paranormal or suspense movies. The horror genre is actually a combination of many subgenres, such as slasher, survival, psychological and comedy horror, which contain a wide range of films. While many of these subgenres house films that…

Arts and Entertainment

  • Creative Block: The Impact COVID-19 has on artists
    Nyle Paul | Staff Writer As COVID-19 cases continue to increase nationwide, artists are finding themselves maneuvering through this “new normal” with a restrictive, unpredictable nature.  Here at our home by the sea, we have a large community of artists, all of which specialize in different art focuses. With the coronavirus not letting up on…
  • Businesses nationwide prep for the release of new gen consoles
    Isaiah Taylor | Photojournalist As the new year is rapidly approaching, gamers around the world receive a constant reminder that the future of modern console gaming is right around the corner.  It has been seven long years since both the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4 systems were initially launched by Microsoft and Sony. Both…
  • 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 and artists having little to no motivation to continue their craft. At…

Sports

  • Los Angeles Dodgers win World Series
    Jessica Coleman | Staff Writer The Los Angeles Dodgers won the 2020 World Series championship on Oct. 27 by defeating the Tampa Bay Rays 3-1 in Game 6.  The Los Angeles Dodgers won the World Series 16 days after the Los Angeles Lakers clinched the NBA Finals. This is the Dodgers seventh championship. It has…
  • The Return of Big Ten Football
    Aliyu Saadu|Staff Writer Big Ten Conference college football made its return October 23 after initially announcing the postponement of fall sports in August due to the coronavirus pandemic. The conference started its season in October instead of the traditional Labor Day Weekend with the 14th-ranked Wisconsin Badgers defeating the Illinois Fighting Illini 45-7. “Great news…
  • Teofimo Lopez win over Featherweight Champ
    Noah Hogan | Staff Writer Teofimo Lopez did the unthinkable this past Saturday night as he upset reigning champion, Vasiliy Lomachenko, becoming the youngest undisputed champion in boxing at the age of 23, and the first Honduran American born fighter to do so.  Lopez did not rely heavily on his raw power and saw the…