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Riots in the US are diminishing the intentions of the Black Lives Matter movement

Local students speak to the group of protesters after a downtown Kalamazoo march for Black Lives Matter on June 12.  Local students organized this peaceful protest and shared poems and reflections on the topic.

Devon Gross, Editor in Chief

June 25, 2020

On May 25th 2020, 46 year old George Floyd died after being pinned down by a police officer for nine minutes. While Floyd’s death sadly isn’t the first to happen in this nature, the spread of the video of this event caused a social media uproar and has been the recent spark for protests advocating f...

Some Koreans feel fearful about the Black Lives Matter protests in the US

Businesses in Koreatown of Los Angeles ready materials to protect their shops. Protests have turned violent in many places, leading to shop owners taking extra steps to defend their businesses.

Shin-Ling Yeh, Staff Writer

June 13, 2020

Just over 2 weeks ago, there was a public outcry with the death of George Floyd's under a policeman's knee. George Floyd was African American, and the police officers that led George Floyd to death were white.  The problem was that the police excessively got George Floyd under control, and his de...

Everyone Should Be A Black Lives Matter Advocate

Everyone Should Be A Black Lives Matter Advocate

April 19, 2019

By Aria Darden Gun Control has been an everlasting debate in America since the Columbine High School massacre in 1999. The perpetrators were two white male high school seniors. In the time since, there have been several other mass shootings where the shooter, usually a white teenage male, had legal acc...

Volume 57, Issue 2

Volume 57, Issue 2

January 10, 2017


Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

December 23, 2016

In response to: “The accidental racist” Just the title alone is repugnant. “The Accidental Racist: The All Lives Matter Campaign is Racist and Many who Follow it are Unaware.” You know what the term “racist” means, right? With proper understanding, you’d see there is no way to be an a...

The Accidental Racist: The All Lives Matter Campaign is Racist and Many Who Follow it are Unaware

The Accidental Racist: The All Lives Matter Campaign is Racist and Many Who Follow it are Unaware

December 9, 2016

GUEST WRITER: Ciera Mcclenton Langston The All Lives Matter campaign was started as a response to the Black Lives Matter campaign. All Lives Matter is a response movement meant to say we shouldn't just support the well-being of black people, but of all people. However, this is unnecessary, because the...

Bernie Rallies Supporters at Wings Stadium

Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders greets Kalamazoo before he starts his speech. He has just walked up to the podium. Photo Credit / Sophia Boismier


March 18, 2016

On Monday March 6, 2016, the day before the presidential primary election for Michigan, Senator Bernie Sanders stopped by Wings Event Stadium to speak to Kalamazoo. An estimated  32 hundred people showed. With the stadium doors scheduled to open at 7:30am, people arrived hours before, some even campin...

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