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A double standard in rap

Cardi B backstage at the 2018 Jingle Ball in Dallas, Texas.

Catherine Mendoza and Samantha Loma

September 17, 2020

The hit song “WAP” by Cardi B, featuring Megan Thee Stallion was released on August 7, 2020 and was met by massive amounts of outrage for its provocative lyrics and subject matter.  As avid listeners to both female and male rappers, this made us notice a double standard in the public's treatme...

Eat the Rich

Four of the richest people on Earth: Jeff Bezos, $184.9 B; Mark Zuckerberg, $101 B; Elon Musk, $93.2 B; Warren Buffet, $83.3 B.

Valentina Moreno, Media Manager

September 17, 2020

“Eat the Rich”, a slogan for dissent of  excessive wealth, has permeated into our generation’s social conscious and is just as pertinent as when Jean-Jacques Rousseau first declared, “When the people shall have nothing more to eat, they'll eat the rich,” during the culmination of the French ...

Viking Solidarity with BLM

People holding up Black Lives Matter signs at a Sacramento protest on July 6th, 2020.

Valentina Moreno, Media Manager

September 3, 2020

The recent political and social turmoil following the murder of George Floyd has shifted the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement to the center of the world stage, with young activists leading the pack.  Young people universally have begun to delve into social activism through a host of platforms, notabl...

Taylor Swift shines while telling “folklore”

Taylor Swift's eighth studio album was released without pre-release promotion on July 24, 2020.

Catherine Mendoza, Staff Writer

August 21, 2020

The best thing about mystery is how much it provokes curiosity because we naturally want to learn more about things we do not know much about. Taylor Swift’s album “folklore” is drenched in mystery and intrigue.  Swift announced the release of folklore on July 23, 2020. “folklore” was released ...

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