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Letter to the Editor: Masculinity is not a social construct

Dr. Julio Cesar Pino October 15, 2015

Editor’s note: This is in response to Tegan Beechey's letter to the editor titled "Femininity and fear" published on Oct. 13, 2015. Dear Editor:I was amused but not amazed at the treatise on masculinity...

Irving MacArthur High School student Ahmed Mohamed, 14, poses for a photo at his home in Irving, Texas, on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015. Mohamed was arrested and interrogated by Irving Police officers on Monday after bringing a homemade clock to school.

Our View: We stand with Ahmed in light of profiling issues

KS Editors September 16, 2015

As nearly any controversy does these days, on Monday an incident in Texas sparked a social media movement on Twitter that’s still trending as of Wednesday.The situation ignited a debate on whether...

Kent State students Stacey Forte (left), Nicole Sauter(center) Paul Billig(right) pray with Tim DeFrange, Deacon at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Kent, before entering the Portage County Detention Center for a weekly ministry with detainees.

A night inside the walls – KSU students go to prison ministry weekly for service, learning

Skye McEowen April 12, 2015

A first observationJust about every Friday night during the spring semester, a group of students drive to Ravenna, down Infirmary Road, and pull into the parking lot of a high-security building. By this...

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Opinion: Racism’s not dead, but are we seeking it?

Carley Hull August 27, 2014

Unfortunately racism is far from over in America. With the recent shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri by white police officer Darren Wilson, tensions are high. Although...

Our View: Unintentional offenses

DKS Editors April 13, 2014

Today’s article on colorism points out that people are judged solely on one aspect of themselves — skin tone. The article points out there are certain stereotypes that go along with one’s skin tone,...

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