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Pop culture continues political trends

Pop culture continues political trends

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-in-Chief

March 10, 2017

From the first Muslim man to receive an Oscar, to the first movie about a queer character winning best picture, the 89th Academy Awards was full of firsts. Nominations this year included “Moonlight,” about a gay black man, “Hidden Figures,” about three black women who worked for NASA, and...

Unsettled countries turn to nationalism, discrimination

Maksym Kosachevskyy, News Editor

September 16, 2016

From the earliest skirmishes to the most devastating wars, one thing has remained constant throughout most of human history: nationalism. The cause of almost all international conflicts, it is seeing resurgence around the world, especially in the West. In the United Kingdom, the majority of citizens...

Protect Planned Parenthood from GOP lies

November 6, 2015

Five million people are aided by Planned Parenthood every year through services and outreach. Shutting it down would be irresponsible, preventing 400,000 Pap smear tests, 500,000 breast exams and 700,000 HIV tests annually, according to the Planned Parenthood website. Nonetheless, the Grand Old...

Democratic debates impact popularity

Beatriz Caldas and Lily Lou

November 6, 2015

What happens when five Democratic candidates go to Vegas? They have a Democratic presidential debate. On Oct. 13, Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton, Martin O’Malley, Lincoln Chafee and Jim Webb took the stage during the first Democratic national debate. “In comparison to the Republican debate,...

Homelessness: an American crime

Homelessness: an American crime

Nicholas Carratu, Staff Writer

October 23, 2015

Sometimes, the meat-and-potatoes of your existence is not food. It is extra socks, empty water bottles and a beat-up flip phone with just a few minutes of air time left. For G, whose name has been abbreviated, and the other 900 individuals who currently identify as homeless in Guilford County, this...

Midlife crisis: The GOP’s existential meltdown and the future of American conservatism

Anthony Harrison, Staff Writer

November 30, 2012

On Nov. 6, as the Fox News correspondents witnessed President Obama gaining momentum in the election, conservative poster-boy Bill O’Reilly made a pertinent comment: “It’s not a traditional America anymore.” I will not continue with his offensive rhetoric about how Obama voters want “stuff”...