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Fighting Words: Musicians respond to white nationalism in Trump’s America

Jesse Kapukui, Staff Writer

May 14, 2019

When Janelle Monae sings “Just love me baby, love me for who I am” in her song “Americans,” she’s not asking for the romantic love of any single partner. Instead, Monae is begging for the respect of her fellow man or, more specifically, white men who identify as white n...

What the hell is social media?

Lenita Marie Johnson, Staff Writer

May 14, 2019

For some people, learning social media is like studying a foreign language: it’s confusing, complicated and, at times, frustrating. In particular, older students have a harder time learning this new language. This is because ...

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