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To bear, or not to bear

Thirty-one percent of the world’s mass shooters are American citizens. Yet, America is home to only 5% of the world’s population. The mass shootings at Columbine High School, Sandy Hook Elementary School, Marjory Stoneman Douglass High School, and earlier this week at Oxford High School outside Detroit, have altered the […]

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I never planned to get vaccinated

Are you vaccinated? I wasn’t. When the pandemic hit the United States some 20 months ago, I thought great, another recession. I knew the nation would be greatly affected, but when the COVID-19 vaccine arrived, I didn’t think the nation would become so divided. You were looked down on if […]

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Convictions in Arbery murder a no-brainer

Getting convictions against the men who murdered Ahmaud Arbery was easy. Here are a few reasons why. On Feb. 23, 2020, Arbery, a 25-year-old Black man, was murdered in Glynn County, Georgia. Arbery had been pursued by three white residents, Travis McMichael and his father Gregory McMichael, who was armed […]

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Adele back on top with ’30′

The musical comet, formally known as Adele, finally returned after six years. On Nov. 19, the “Hello” singer released her fourth studio LP, “30.” According to Adele, the album has been in the works for the past three years and the singer referred to it as her most personal album […]

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Review: Food disappoints at Oh’ Lemonade

Oh’ Lemonade is a Black-owned and operated event caterer, drink supplier and eatery specializing in 20-ounce flavored and fresh fruit-infused lemonades, which have become a staple in the Tallahassee community. Originally conceived as a family lemonade stand in 2012, Oh’ Lemonade moved to its current location tucked in the Breezeway […]

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My journey from SBI to SJGC

Coming to college was the beginning of my self-discovery. Spending two and a half years in Florida A&M’s School of Business & Industry, confused about who I was or what I should be doing and questioning where I belong at FAMU and in the world, led me to j-school. As […]

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My father is a proud veteran

Every November 11, Veterans Day is celebrated in the United States. It is a day to honor the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month of 1918, which was the end of World War I. According to History.com, Congress passed a resolution on June 4, 1926 that […]