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Figuring Out Ferguson

October 16, 2014 9:00 pm32 comments
Photo provided by Arcadia University Flickr;
Photographer: Amy Jordan '17.

On Aug. 9, 18-year old Mike Brown was fatally shot in Ferguson, MO by Officer Darren Wilson of the Ferguson Police Department. Brown’s death sparked protests and police retaliation lasting for weeks on end. Yet, despite the chaos and confusion, Arcadia University has made creating a voice for those affected […]

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Racial Controversy Affects Best-Selling Author Nicholas Sparks

October 10, 2014 3:46 pm249 comments
Photo: Flickr Creative Commons -- Alfred Cunningham

Nicholas Sparks—author of The Notebook, Safe Haven, and many other sappy novels-turned-movies that we all hate to love or love to hate—has been accused of racism, anti-Semitism, and homophobia. Yikes. In 2006, Sparks founded The Epiphany School of Global Studies,a Judeo-Christian based prep school committed to “Love God and Your […]

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White Privilege: Racism on MLK Day

January 30, 2014 6:00 pm7,855 comments
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As of this past Martin Luther King Day, Arizona State fraternity Tau Kappa Epsilon hosted a MLK party to celebrate one of the greatest men in history, Martin Luther King Jr. To commemorate a hero who dedicated his life to creating equality between people of all colors, this fraternity dressed […]

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Non Parlo L’Immigrazione

October 7, 2013 11:56 am2 comments

By: Daniel Whitehurst Ciao a tutti! Or, for those who are not familiar with the Italian language, hello everyone! I had the privilege to travel to Italy last semester, which was simply paradiso, to say the least. Even now, I have an incredibly difficult time fathoming some of the many […]

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Diversity vs. Aesthetics: Where To Draw The Line

September 21, 2013 7:30 pm21 comments
Photo Credit: Flickr Creative Commons - Ryan Christopher VanWilliams

From birth, I can honestly say that I was born to live and breathe fashion. At five years old I can recall lying on my parents’ bed in our riverside city condo, glued to the television late at night as I watched Lauren Ezersky’s Behind the Velvet Ropes and Tim […]

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