My road to becoming a us citizen

Dayana Plaisime, Reporter

March 31, 2017

I’ve had my permanent resident card from the time I was 8 up until two months before my 18th birthday. It didn’t dwell on me since it has been part of me for almost 10 years of my life until six months before it expired. ...

Cultural appropriation is insidious, oppressive

Dayana Plaisime, Reporter

March 31, 2017

Cultural appropriation is adapting or using elements of a different culture besides your own. Cultural appropriation can take many forms. One example would be a woman wearing a Native American headdress without being Native American. In...

Free Speech VS. Safe Space

Dayana Plaisime, Reporter

March 1, 2017

What is safe space? A safe space is defined as a place or an environment where people regardless of ethnicity, religion, gender or socioeconomic background can trust they will not be exposed to discrimination, criticism or...

Betsy DeVos: A curse to American Public Education

Dayana Plaisime, Reporter

February 22, 2017

Betsy DeVos was voted in by the senate as the nation’s secretary of education on Tuesday, February, 9, 2017. A wealthy republican with absolutely no experience in public education, DeVos’ nomination required a tie breaking...

America in the age of Trump

Janek Sunga, Senior Writer

February 7, 2017

It seems hardly surprising that as soon as Donald Trump stepped into office that he began rapid-firing shots. Strictly speaking, these were not the first shots fired, however. Trump had been firing so many shots throughout his...

The Consequences of a White Lie

Dayana Plaisime, Reporter

February 7, 2017

Sixty years after the murder of 14 year-old African American boy Emmett Till Mrs. Carolyn Bryant Donham admitted she fabricated that Till had whistled at her. Till was buying two cents worth of bubblegum when 21 year-old Donham fals...

We all have work to do

Nate Robinson, Staff Writer

November 29, 2016

The weeks since the election have been incredibly emotional and trying. The contentious conversations and arguments seem infinite and utterly unproductive. If you possess a spine and stand for anything at all, surely you have...

Road tripping brings fun adventures on a budget

Janek Sunga, Staff Reporter

September 9, 2016

At the time of going to press crude oil currently trades on international commodity markets at $49.53 per barrel. While the price of crude oil has been even lower this year, $49.53 is not that bad considering four years ago, crude...

Kenya not exactly what Americans think

Janek Sunga, Staff Reporter

April 10, 2015

Last week, Park University held a Kenya Cultural Sharing event on campus. This was an event that was organized under the auspices of the International Student Admission Services (ISAS). ISAS organizes these events routinely and it i...

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