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Being biracial isn’t always as great as it seems. Most of the time, it’s an ongoing identity crisis where you’re stuck floating between identities.

Continuing the Conversation: …to floating between identities…

Caroline Lobel, Editor in Chief October 27, 2020

As a current high school senior, I’ve since begun the arduous process of filling out college applications. Perhaps one of the most difficult questions for me to answer isn’t a writing prompt, but rather...

A director changes the plot of the movie to fit the racial stereotype.

Erasing the blind eye faced upon racial stereotypes in Hollywood

Shereen Ahmed, Journey Manager October 4, 2020

Ravi Ross is about to shoot the ball into the net. A bunch of math equations are going through his head, the crowd goes silent when he is concentrating as everything is in slow motion. SWISH— the ball...

Professional sports takes a knee in honor of Jacob Blake and in support of the Black Lives Matter movement

US sports pause during powerful protests

Romir Chandra, Soham Kinhikar, and Lauren Chen September 29, 2020

Shock rippled through Kenosha, Wis. on Sunday, Aug. 23 after the police shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black man, causing nationwide sports teams to protest police brutality and systemic racism. Officer Rusten...

When humans disturb the ecosystem, the consequences come back to bite us -- in the form of viruses like COVID-19.

Blaming the right beast: why the pandemic is humanity’s fault

Eva Shen, Managing Editor September 25, 2020

Eight years ago, a science writer named David Quammen predicted the COVID-19 pandemic. In his bestselling book Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic, Quammen wrote:  “If there...

Women on social media, no matter their age, face constant misogyny.

The effect of misogyny in social media and how it affects people offline

Tessa Galeazzi, Staff Writer May 28, 2020

Social media platforms like Twitter, Instagram and YouTube allow us to comment, post and share our opinions, and serve as outlets for online creativity. TikTok, an app that has most recently risen in popularity,...

The anti-lockdown protests that sparked across the nation favor the

The anti-lockdown movement is an example of the (white) right to protest

Owen Spargo and Jade Wang May 28, 2020

The First Amendment states: “Congress shall make no law abridging the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.” Recent anti-lockdown protests...

Carbon emissions have plummeted due to shelter-in-place orders, but we must enact change now, before they are lifted — before it is, once again, too late.

COVID-19 offers chance to revitalize the planet — or destroy it

Eva Shen, Managing Editor May 3, 2020
As people retreat into their homes worldwide, the earth takes a huge sigh of relief.
Margaret Atwood, Zora Neale Hurston and Virginia Woolf remain icons in literature.

Dougherty Valley should embrace more female authors

Sneha Cheenath, Managing Editor April 27, 2020

Dougherty’s English department has made many efforts to widen the voice of minority authors through their book selection. Books such as “Born a Crime” by Trevor Noah and “The Absolutely True Diary...

My hijab does not define how I practice and follow my religion.

Why my hijab does not define my faith

Shereen Ahmed, Journey Manager February 17, 2020

There I stood, with the hijab in my hands. My head was itching and my mind was struggling, debating whether to wrap this piece of fabric around myself. It was an early November afternoon and in the back...

Meme culture and sympathy

Drishti Upadhyaya, Features Editor February 8, 2020

On Jan. 2, Donald Trump declared Iranian general Qasem Soleimani dead on American orders. A potential war — possibly even a third world war — became a new threat in the present.  World War III...

Handcuffed Woman

Indian government perpetuates violence against women

Drishti Upadhyaya and Mahika Arya December 30, 2019

The following article contains extremely sensitive content concerning rape and sexual assault.   Priyanka Reddy was brutally raped and murdered by four men in India who noticed her alone at...

Striking down sexism in sports

Vivian Kuang, Public Relations Editor December 10, 2019

A few weeks ago, I was scrolling through Instagram and came across a Bleacher Report post announcing that Elena Delle Donne had won the WNBA MVP award. “Unreal numbers,” the caption said, citing her...

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