Trump and Alternative Facts

by Myliyah Hanna (Image source: http://www.chicagonow.com/chicago-board-tirade/files/2016/07/IS-His-Life-Worth-More-Than-Mine.jpg) We have been under the Trump presidency for almost two months now. Yet, before even a month ended the Trump presidency found itself in the face of scandal after scandal. He signed an executive order banning Muslims from seven Muslim-majority countries, as they have been deemed the areas creating so-called[…]

Unique Career Fair Prep and Career Night for African-American and Minority Students

The next week will be an important week for many of you who are preparing for the transition from UVA to the career world. This year we have worked to provide two unique opportunities for students to negotiate this process. On Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 12 noon, Jasmine Jackson, Career Counselor from the UVA Career Center,[…]

Students Protest Against Police Brutality Through National Blackout and “Die-in”

By Brianna Hamblin News Editor The Black Student Alliance called on students to wear all black and hosted a “die-in” in front of Old Cabell Hall this past Friday.  The peaceful protest was in light of the recent deaths of Terence Crutcher and Keith Lamont Scott as well as the lives that had been taken[…]

A Lesson in life and death.

by Ngozi Akingbesote Life, so lovely. Life, so beutiful. Life, so important. Yet life so undervalued. It has been filled by the curses of reality— Condemnation, foolish societal values and conformity. Death, so painful. Death, so sad. Death, so unforgiving. Yet death so peaceful. For how many people do you know in death worries about[…]

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by Jalen Russell He was just a young guy, Some would call him adventurous He was on his way to school He looked dangerous. See, he was in school to become a lawyer, And he was great at community leading He was a dreamer like Martin They said he was resisting. Resisting the chains forged[…]