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Standing Ovations: Who gets them and why

Standing Ovations: Who gets them and why

Sarah Julien

November 6, 2017


Filed under Sports

After Houston Astro’s first basemen Yuli Gurriel escaped a World Series suspension for a racist gesture toward the Los Angeles Dodger’s Japanese pitcher Yu Darvish, the fans at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas welcomed Gurriel to the plate with a standing ovation. Read More »...

Priest speaks about racism

Priest speaks about racism

Jack Chelsky

October 10, 2016


Filed under News

When Father Simon Kim spoke Thursday at Cortelyou Commons about racism within the Catholic Church, the campus climate had changed from the last time he spoke at the university in 2015. Read More »...

Dylann Roof ‘loner’ rhetoric excuses the inexcusable

Dylann Roof ‘loner’ rhetoric excuses the inexcusable

Rachel Hinton

June 25, 2015


Filed under Opinions

After the capture of Dylann Roof, the 21-year-old alleged shooter who murdered nine members of the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, the media began to look at his character, trying to find justification for an act that was senseless. Read More »...

Charleston shooting underscores racism in America

Charleston shooting underscores racism in America

Rachel Hinton

June 23, 2015


Filed under Nation & World

The Emanuel A. M. E. church in Charleston, South Carolina, a symbol for hope and progress in the black community was attacked Wednesday, June 17 by alleged shooter Dylann Roof, a 21-year-old racist who sat with parishioners for an hour before opening fire. Read More »...

Rachel Dolezal case: Racism is not as simple as black and white

Rachel Dolezal case: Racism is not as simple as black and white

Danielle Harris

June 22, 2015


Filed under Opinions

Rachel Dolezal is a former NAACP leader, a graduate from the historically black Howard University and previously worked as an African studies professor at Eastern Washington University. With a caramel-colored complexion and tight black curls, Dolezal identifies herself as either biracial or black when asked of her racial identify. According to Dolezal’s parents, this identif...

Iggy Azalea’s racist remarks

Iggy Azalea’s racist remarks

Heather Slawny

January 9, 2015


Filed under Opinions

For the upcoming 2015 Grammy Awards, hip-hop artist Iggy Azalea has been nominated four times. However, Azalea is far from worthy of joining the ranks of Beyoncé and Adele. Read More »...

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