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America’s so-called inclusive melting pot is lacking some vital ingredients

Kristi Doan, Staff

April 19, 2017

I never really understood what it meant to look or be “too Asian,” but I spent my entire life avoiding that epithet. Vietnamese was my first language, and my dad took pride in me retaining it as I was struggling to be bilingual in my English as a second language classes. Not only was I struggling verbally, I was strugg...

TCS: Sterling only part of a bigger problem

TCS: Sterling only part of a bigger problem

April 29, 2014

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling made waves when TMZ released audio of racist comments he made. Essentially...

Miss America pageant sparks ignorance

Miss America pageant sparks ignorance

Amari Gaffney, Staff Writer

October 18, 2013

The terrorist attacks on 9/11 were a horrific time in our nations history so what do they have to do...

Florida brings segregation into the 21st century

Latisha Gibson, Connection Staff

November 14, 2012

Learning the same material as the person that sits next to you in math class is ideal. Everyone learning all the same thing no matter the challenges that one may encounter. Everything is equal. Well in Florida that isn't the case anymore. Students are being judged on their race instead of their grades when it comes to...

Offensive products ignored until holidays

Johny Garcia, Connection staff

October 19, 2011

In today’s society, we openly question many politically incorrect Halloween costumes. This year it is the “Sexy Anna Rexia” costume, which makes light of a serious illness. Unfortunately, there are many items that continue to offend people on a year-round basis which are ignored or go unnoticed by the majority of...

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