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Classism exposed for what it really is

Classism as we all know it has withheld a lot of opportunities from regular, American citizens. Recently the outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has given citizens exposure to what classism really represents and who it aims to benefit—the rich. The elites of the United States (celebrities, government officials, etc.) have […]

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Hustle culture and its toxicity

In the midst of our new “normal state” of quarantine, many people have taken the initiative to engulf themselves in developing new business ideas, excessive exercising and working on “getting to the bag.” While this deserves celebration to a certain degree, what about the other percentage of the world that […]

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COVID-19 reveals the digital divide

The pandemic known as COVID-19 has upended the lives of millions in a variety of ways, but one overlooked consequence of the coronavirus has been the reveal of the digital divide between certain students when it comes to their academic success. Florida A&M University, like many other institutions, opted to […]

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Should FAMU be a pet friendly campus?

Even though Florida A&M University allows service animals and emotional-support animals on campus, the university needs a more pet-friendly policy. Today, an increasing number of universities are becoming pet-friendly because students are increasingly asking for it, and there are so many positive reasons why. FAMU needs to pull out its […]

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Is TikTok the new Vine?

In just a few short months, TikTok has taken the internet and almost every social media platform by storm. The biggest question going around is, is it the new Vine? After first launching in 2016, the short-video based social media app gained 100 million users in its first year. The […]

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The down side of Instagram

Picture perfect or perfect picture? Why do we take so many photos of ourselves? The obsessive taking of photos has been described as seeking social status as well as shaking off depressive thoughts and, of course, capturing a memorable moment. Photo editing apps and social media have caused college women […]