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Local artist’s angry words suggest ignorance

by Danielle Cintron While attending the Voodoo Music Experience in New Orleans this weekend, one of the several media central events I stood in on was a press conference on…

Bullying a child crosses the line

by Ashley Dison I magine you are in the final stages of a chronic illness, the same illness your mother died with last year. You look out your window and…

Craving a cure, making my mark

by Kelly Belton As my mother sat me down at the kitchen table last December, a knot formed in my stomach as the words came out of her mouth. “Abnormal…

Journalistic objectivity discarded

by Amy Olita In this day and age, it is no surprise to find a news organization with some sort of agenda. The requirement to remain unbiased and objective is…

Wikileaks delivers more than secrets

The past century of American history has shown the frail foundation on which our civil liberties stand. During times of war, the freedom of speech is often painted with a…

Transparency lacking in elections

by Amy Olita Nov. 2 could very well be a turning point in American politics and control of Congress. With the primary midterm elections under wraps, those still left in…

Line between paranoia, freedom

Time magazine released an article on a special investigation it conducted into the world of state militias. A militia is made up of a group of private citizens who train…

Forgiveness is the best medicine

by Ashley Dison It had been months since my last unsuccessful search for her in the Facebook database, but Friday I typed out her name, and there she was. Tears…

Hate never sleeps; gays still at risk

by Robert Wilson In a kind of twist on Charles Dickens, the gay rights movement is at once celebrating growing victories as well as suffering losses among its vulnerable youth.…

FROM THE EDITOR

by Amy Olita When Britney Spears made headlines for her sexual behavior as a young recording artist, parents were new to the idea of a young star flaunting her sexuality.…