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Derek Chauvin Verdict; Guilty on all Accounts

On Tuesday, April 20th, former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of second-degreee unintentional murder, third degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter due to his role in the death of George Floyd. Judge Peter A. Cahill presided over the events of the trial, one that Americans watched with bated …

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Black vs. Blue: A Battle of the BLMs

In a sweet-sounding sentiment, a Blue Lives Matter group in New York makes an innocent statement regarding their humble organization.  “We are Blue Lives Matter NYC, a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization created to help Law Enforcement Officers and their families during their time of need,” their website states. “Members of …

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Teens Take on Racism in PUSD

The growth of the Black Lives Matter movement in 2020 has motivated people of all skin colors to stand up for equality and enforce social change. Many activists attended a protest or two, others organized large rallies; some expressed their concerns and opinions on social media, and an impactful few …

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Setting the Stage for a Revolution

“Until they become conscious they will never rebel, and until after they have rebelled they cannot become conscious,” George Orwell said in his renowned novel, 1984. In San Diego and across the country, “One solution: Revolution” is a chant and mantra that protestors repeat as they march through their hometowns. …

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MC’s Empowering BSU

One of the great gifts that human beings were given is the ability to tell stories. Through sharing stories, audiences are bound together by an emotional attachment and the opportunity to learn something new about their storytellers. The Black Student Union (BSU) was once again formed this year at MC …

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Colors in the middle

Being in the middle is frustrating. It is as irritating as being a middle child, as maddening as sitting in the middle seat of the car, or as exasperating as being stuck waiting for the loading bar to finish. Think of the old elementary game of ‘monkey in the middle.’ …

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All Lives Matter. Or do they?

Midway through the month of February, a sign appeared in the doorway of the MC library, bearing the phrase “All. Lives. Matter.” News of this banner spread across the student body, and within a few days the controversial pennant had vanished. It was revealed that the slogan was the product …

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