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Activism within Gen Z

Activism within Gen Z
How the newest generation is taking human rights into their own hands
October 14, 2020

“I definitely think Gen Z is the loudest right now,” said Gracen Martini-Zeller, a senior at Kalamazoo Central. “Even if they can’t get to demonstrations, they’re doing a really good job of at...

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.
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...

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.
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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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