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Soda ad trivializes social justice

Soda ad trivializes social justice

Adria Watson
April 7, 2017
Filed under News, Perspectives, Top Stories

What do you get when Kendall Jenner approaches armed police officers with a can of Pepsi during a peaceful protest? Not an officer mistaking her fizzy drink as a gun and proceeding to shoot her with rubber bullets and bean bags nor do you see protesters in the background being tear gassed or pepper...

‘Luke Cage’ a bulletproof show

‘Luke Cage’ a bulletproof show

Kimberly Stelly, [email protected]
October 12, 2016
Filed under Features

When a tweet popped up in my feed telling everyone to watch Marvel’s Luke Cage, a show about “a bulletproof black man in a hoodie,” I was invested before I even watched the first episode. Much like its Netflix predecessors Jessica Jones and Daredevil, this show has Marvel gritty reboot written all ...

New major set for 2017

New major set for 2017

Tyler Mortimore, [email protected]
September 8, 2016
Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

2016 is a tumultuous time. Protests against systemic racism and the construction of an oil pipeline on Native land in North Dakota are currently in the headlines, and immigration and LGBT rights are once again the center of political discourse with reactionary politicians looking to energize their base...

Protests too spicy for white people

Tyler Mortimore, [email protected]
September 8, 2016
Filed under Perspectives

“The Negro's great stumbling block in the stride toward freedom is not the the Ku Klux Klanner,” wrote Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. from the Birmingham jail, “But the white moderate ... who constantly says ‘I agree with you in the goal you seek, but I can't agree with your methods of direct action.’” 49ers...

New Social Justice degree debated

Kimberly Stelly, [email protected]
April 20, 2016
Filed under Campus

Assorted faculty and staff herded into Library, Room L-109 for a meeting centered on a state proposal which would allow new classes for programs such as Chicano, African-American and LGBT studies to be implemented and would also be re-categorized under the umbrella of Social Justice Studies. "It made...

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