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The Challenges Of Black Hair

The Challenges Of Black Hair

T. Parisha, Staff Writter

May 6, 2016

Black women in America have been brain washed for years into thinking that their natural hair is not beautiful because it is not straight like other race's hair. Feeling that they have bad hair, black women has permed their hair to make it straight. A perm is a hairstyle produced by setting the...

Arcabascio Plays With Only One Number In Mind: #26

Arcabascio Plays With Only One Number In Mind: #26

Tatiana Parish, Staff Writer

April 28, 2016

It's all about the number 26 to Brooklyn native Nicholas Arcabascio. While some pick a number randomly, or after a major leaguer ball player, Arcabascio wears it for a real idol, his grandfather, who has supported him in every step of his baseball career. Arcabascio attended Xaverian high school...

Cali girl living in the Big Apple

Cali girl living in the Big Apple

T. Parisha, Staff Writer

April 25, 2016

I have been living in New York for two years now. I can say that this has been quit a different living and learning experience. But I do love New York. I first came to New York when I was twenty year olds. I came to play basketball for Mercy College and I wanted to pursue a career in sports broadcasting...

Women Civil Rights Leaders take over the Money

Women Civil Rights Leaders take over the Money

T. Parisha, Staff Writer

April 25, 2016

When I first heard that Harriet Tubman was going to be on the $20 dollar I thought that it was a joke that was going around social media. I never thought that a black person would be on money and at that a black female. This news was all over my social media timeline. It was really funny because everyone...

Watching the Mamba as I grew up

Watching the Mamba as I grew up

T. Parisha, Staff Writer

April 24, 2016

I have been watching Kobe Bryant play all my life. Ever since I was a little girl, he was my favorite basketball player besides Michael Jordan. I remember when my Dad bought me my Kobe 1 shoes. My godmother called them the space man shoes but I liked them. As I grew older I started to fall out of love...

The Rape Epidemic

The Rape Epidemic

T. Parisha, Staff Writer

April 24, 2016

For the past couple of months I have been watching all of the 30 for 30 documentaries on Netflix. I am addicted to watching these documentaries. But there was one that I recently watched that was just shocked me, it sticks out to me for some odd reason. Fantastic lies is the 30 for 30 documentary involving...

Underground

Underground

T. Parisha, Staff Writer

April 24, 2016

Underground is a TV show that premieres on the WGN network. This show is based on the Underground Railroad. When I first heard about the show I was hesitant about watching it. Because I knew that I was going to see how everyday life was for slaves working on a plantation. Sometimes it is hard for me...

8 Los Angeles Stereotypes

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T. Parisha, Staff Writer

April 21, 2016

Ricky does not get shot in Compton everyday During the 90’s LA was one of the most dangerous cities in America. But now things have changed and areas such as Compton, Long Beach and South Central are not as dangerous at they use to be. Earthquakes do not happen as often as people thi...

Softball’s Cusumano Is Striving For Greatness

Tatiana Parish, Staff Writer

March 20, 2016

Feeling nervous, McKaily Cusumano walked up to the mound in her first career game with the lady Mavericks. Cusamano held the softball as she analyzed the batter to figure out if she was going to rely on slugging as a power hitter or trying to make contract as a slap hitter. She would up her arm...

Mendez Ready To Be ‘The Change They Asked For’ On Baseball Squad

Mendez Ready To Be 'The Change They Asked For' On Baseball Squad

Tatiana Parish, Staff Writer

March 18, 2016

Baseball runs in Randal Mendez's blood, as he comes from a long line of baseball players in his family. It all started when he was five years old, playing in his local community. He remembers being excited as he gripped the bat and walked up to hit for the first time. He hit the ball as hard as...

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