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Opinion: Learning to be selfish

Amanda Anastasia Paniagua December 6, 2015

A trusted mentor once said to me, “Amanda, every once and awhile you have to learn to be selfish.”When I first heard this, I was taken aback a little because I didn’t quite fully understand what...

Amanda Paniagua is a graduate art history major and a columnist for The Kent Stater. Contact her at azabudsk@kent.edu.

Opinion: Safe space is not segregation

Amanda Anastasia Paniagua November 22, 2015

Last Friday, photographs of black tenured professors at Harvard Law School were defaced, with strips of black tape placed across their faces.In the midst of numerous protests across the country, demanding...

Amanda Paniagua is a graduate art history major and a columnist for The Kent Stater. Contact her at azabudsk@kent.edu.

Opinion: An uneasy opinion

Amanda Anastasia Paniagua November 15, 2015

Since the news broke about Friday’s attack in Paris, I have been searching for the words to articulate my many mixed emotions and overall, cognitive dissonance.I suppose there are no easy answers, only...

“Lynched” Ken Gonzales-Day, 2015

Opinion: When art reflects a sobering reality

Amanda Anastasia Paniagua November 1, 2015

 In a sea of flashing images that continuously force us to watch the brutalization of black and brown bodies, the calming quiet of Ken Gonzales Day’s 2015 work titled “Lynched,” only begins to become...

Amanda Paniagua is a graduate art history major and a columnist for The Kent Stater. Contact her at azabudsk@kent.edu.

Opinion: Put down the sugar skull makeup kit

Amanda Anastasia Paniagua October 25, 2015

I know it’s tempting to dress up like La Calavera Catrina this weekend because it looks “cool” or is “spooky and edgy,” but I’m here to tell you to please close the tutorial on how to do “sugar...

Letter to the Editor: Masculinity’s role in pop culture, history

Dr. Julio Cesar Pino October 20, 2015

Editor’s note: This is in response to Amanda Anastasia Paniagua's opinion piece titled "A rebuttal, toxic masculinity" published on Oct. 18, 2015.Dear Editor:First, permit me to send out mucho and macho...

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