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In the past decade, domestic violence and sexual assault reports have skyrocketed to unfathomable proportions, and as sickening as it is to say, this is the best we have ever been in regards to how hande these occurrences.

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It’s almost that time of the semester! The time when prices really don’t mean a thing. The time when college students treat themselves a little more than usual.

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Mention the date 9-11 and you can almost feel the tension arise in the room. The very thought of that day creates invisible lines between many Americans. On one side, there are those who believe it was simply a terrorist attack and the government had nothing to do with it. Then, there are th…

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In my experience, it has always been an expectation to have your family’s back when the world at large is against them. It is also my experience however, that family must also be the ones to hold each other accountable when the family as a whole is threatened by the actions of an individual.

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Hip-hop culture and black culture have become almost synonymous with each other over the course of the last half century. If one was ever mentioned in a conversation, the other is never that far behind.

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Football season in Louisiana is one of the more prominent aspects of Louisiana culture, and some people, including myself, could even make the argument that it is perhaps THE best time of year in The Boot.

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Did Beyonce finesse Southern, one of the most well-known HBCUs with one of the most well-known marching bands in the country? Yes. She definitely did.

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Graduation season has graced us with its presence once again. Well, not me unfortunately, but graduation is definitely in the air. You can feel all of the seniors anxiously waiting and preparing to walk across the stage as they close this chapter in their life to begin a new one.

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So, finals time is the season to scream, shout, and let it all out. Well, maybe not. Acing finals can be easier than you think. A test is hard when you make it hard, and this column wants to give tips on making your final exams easier with five tips. A class that studies together passes toge…

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Coming from a person of peace, who understands the complexity of war, no - I do not think black people should serve in the military. Allow me to explain.

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Hip-hop is in a delicate place during this period of time in which we are living. The things that were once unquestionable are now being questioned, and as it pertains to the female hip-hop hierarchy, there has never been more controversy.

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As mostly everyone knows, the very popular music festival, Coachella, started on April 13 for its first weekend of festivities.

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I’ve heard numerous renditions of why people do and don’t sign up to be organ donors. Everything from, “if you’re an organ donor, you’re a walking target,” to “if you’re black, don’t be an organ donor because your organs will be chosen over your life.”

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For decades, the story of hip-hop has been told from, generally speaking, the male rapper’s perspective.

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