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These “United” States of America

By Contributing Editor Andrew Henry Pictures by Andrew Henry Our country is beset with many problems, so, whom should we blame? The President? Congress? How do we make that united in the United States of America really have significance during…

Central Park Five: Donald Trump Believes They Should Never Be Free

Does the 2012 documentary THE CENTRAL PARK FIve have any value as a cautionary tale for today’s ethnic youth? That was part of the challenge put to students in a journalism ethics class because of the ignominious role of the…

Si Se Puede, Yes We Can

By Marjorie Fajardo, December 21, 2016 Growing up as an undocumented teenager in a country that portrays me as a criminal has been a challenging experience. Aside from feeling like I’m not wanted in the country, I’ve had to learn…

If It Happened to Them, Could It Happen to You?

By Contributing Writer Avid Maldonado “I’m one of the Central Park Five. Donald Trump won’t leave me alone.” So wrote Yusef Salaam in a Washington Post article published before the November 8 presidential election. Has Contributing Writer Avid Maldonado, reviewing…

Final Arbiters of Our Laws

By Senior Editor James Kelly, May 17, 2016 President Obama’s nomination of Chief Judge Merrick Garland to the U.S. Supreme Court created the intense partisan fighting that political savvy students have become accustomed to. Yet, this urban campus on the…