‘Get Out’, a chilling look at racism

Possibly the biggest breakout hit of 2017 was Jordan Peele’s horror film “Get Out,”a timely film that succeeds in the horror genre while starting a dialogue about racism in our country. Never before has an enjoyable horror film also conquered so many racial issues head-on. When the familiar … [Read more...]

Lessons from living abroad

I'm from Guam, a tiny island in the Pacific. Having lived in Asia and Europe, I wanted to share some things I've learned about people and myself.Racism. I was 10-years-old when I had my first experience with it. Old enough to remember what actually occurred. My classmate (who was white) had a … [Read more...]

New summit prompts dialogue

Our view: The Black Leadership Summit is a necessary vehicle for change on this campus, and arguments about its necessity are missing the point and unfairly attack the students who benefit most from the summit.Although some students may feel the Black Leadership Summit isn't necessary or is … [Read more...]

Divided we fall: Summit should be for everyone

We all have hard opinions on things. We are divided on many aspects of our lives. Some of those divisions are harmless. Whether you’re team Edward or team Jacob doesn’t have any significant bearing on society. Debating whether or not that reference is even relevant in 2016 will not change the world. … [Read more...]

Educate yourself on social justice

OUR OPINION: It's more than time for we as a campus community to be tolerant of people with varying sexualities, gender identities, religions, and cultural ties. But tolerance isn't enough – we must foster inclusivity as well. We continue to make strides in social justice at the national level, from … [Read more...]

University President: Talk to me

Before I committed to attend MSU, I went to a Mustangs Rally. There were seniors from across the country who were curious as to what MSU had to offer; however, I already had done my research about the university and was almost sure that I would attend MSU in the fall. Instead, I was looking for … [Read more...]

NAACP sit-in falls short

Nearly a surprise to the dining staff and to the students in the dining hall, the NAACP student chapter held a sit-in on Monday, Feb 25, a sit-in set up to be something educational. The intention was to represent the sit-in that occurred in 1960 when four African-American men sat in a whites only … [Read more...]

NAACP to hold cafeteria sit-in Feb. 24

To educate students about the purpose of a sit-in and continuing battles of minorities, the NAACP student chapter will be staging a sit-in Feb. 24 in the Mesquite Café from noon-2 p.m. Sophomore in Kinesiology Samantha Scott said she plans on being at the sit-in and is looking forward to being … [Read more...]