Racist Symbols Should Not Celebrate Heritage

By Julio Acosta Silverio “Why I Changed My Mind About Confederate Monuments” was a story written by a teacher named Kevin M. Levin who changed his perspective on the Confederate monuments. He changed… Continue reading

A Timeless Facade: William Blake’s “London”

By Steven Mulero The poem “London” (1794) was written by William Blake (1757-1827). Blake was a late-seventeenth century poet and painter who although was virtually unknown during his lifetime his works were “discovered”… Continue reading

Take off at Bradley: A Mini Ethnography

By Delecian D. Young Initially I was going to study the online community of Youtubers known as “naturalistas,” or “Youtube Gurus,” but I ran into a few roadblocks. Instantly I noticed that I… Continue reading

The Lone Ranger and #BlackLivesMatter Fistfight in Seattle

By Xiomara Colon Arguably, the most important movement currently is #BlackLivesMatter. The main idea being that the black-skinned individuals in this country are as valuable as any other individual. Although the movement has… Continue reading

Flight 1549

By Jenellie Ricketts 155 was what Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger repeated like a broken record, his heart pounded in his chest. 155, the number of passengers on board flight 1549. On January 15, 2009… Continue reading

Summer Days

By Carlos Peralta The meeting place with my childhood friends was always the sidewalk in front of my house.  The sun would always accompany us on our adventures until the moon warned us… Continue reading

Veteran Affairs Healthcare Benefits

By Nicholas Roy According to the 2014 Census Bureau, there are approximately 21.8 million veterans in the United States (US). All of these service members served their time and earned the title “United… Continue reading

All Play and No Pay

By Kimberly Allen Several writers create a link between the college sports industry to the ancient slavery era described in the History books. The idea is that the slaves worked endlessly and all… Continue reading

The Alchemist: Santiago’s Four Obstacles

By Gregory Priest I want you to imagine for a moment, sometime early in your life when a parent or parental figure told you that you can be anything you want in life.… Continue reading

Cultural Pipe-Smoking

By Sasha T. Miller One of the things most closely associated with the image of Mark Twain is smoking. Twain lived in an era when tobacco use was far more acceptable than it… Continue reading