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Group assignments, hit or miss?

A drawing of three students, and there is a error sign in the middle
Destiny Nadeau April 24, 2019

I’ve been pursuing higher education for a while now, so it’s safe to say that I’ve had my fair share of group assignments throughout my time at community college and university. And without...

Cardi B needs to be held accountable

a Latino lady with blonde hair sitting a boat with sunglasses on her face.
Destiny Nadeau April 9, 2019

I saw a post the other day comparing Cardi B to Malcolm X. To summarize, the author of the Instagram post commented on the fact that Cardi B was only doing what she needed to do to survive. She drugged...

Hey, stop saying the ‘N-word’

A tweet post
Destiny Nadeau April 5, 2019

A white girl I used to work with came up to the host stand and started telling me a story about a man who lived in her building. She was recounting the details and at some point made it a point to comment...

We need to start giving white people the recognition they deserve

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Destiny Nadeau March 27, 2019

Look, I’m the first person to speak up for black men and black women. I believe we have a space in the world that we deserve to take up without apology or permission. From slavery to overt sexual...

‘Green Book’ and the trope of the white savior complex

A movie poster (Green Book)
Destiny Nadeau March 5, 2019

"The Negro Motorist Green Book," commonly nicknamed “The Green Book,” was published by an African-American mailman by the name of Victor Hugo Green in 1936, during the era of Jim Crow Laws.In...

White women and their reinvention as black women on Instagram

A calendar advertisement illustrating banning blackfishing
Destiny Nadeau February 24, 2019

Let’s take a minute to discuss the topic of “blackfishing.” This is the contemporary evolution of blackface where white women on Instagram have reimagined themselves to look like a person...

Threats or student’s lives, which one is more important?

Aanimated drawing of two girls with worried faces looking a electrial device.
Destiny Nadeau January 21, 2019

To the CSUN administration, To say you handled last semester’s mass shooting threat with meticulous attention would be a gross understatement. In this current political climate, where both President...

The NRA, Black Panthers and gun control

Destiny Nadeau November 15, 2018

I can say, without a doubt, that the United States as a gun problem. This is not an assumption. This is not even an uneducated guess. This. Is. A. Fact. The United States of America has a gun problem.To...

Transgender people will not be erased

gender equal cartoon
Destiny Nadeau November 1, 2018

The fight for human rights has been a strenuous uphill battle that has become increasingly problematic since Donald Trump took office in 2016. One of the continuous issues constantly being brought to light...

Dear white feminists: You don’t own the Black Lives Matter movement

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Destiny Nadeau October 23, 2018

The past six years have been inundated with two pivotal movements, one of which has shed light on the systemic abuse of black citizens in America and the other which has called attention to an appalling...

The tactics men and women take in order to prevent sexual assault

cartoon drawing of a list
Destiny Nadeau October 16, 2018

Following the #Metoo movement — and in light of the Kavanaugh hearing — there has been a sudden uproar of men claiming that this is a dangerous time for them. That their freedom is being put...

How rage is portrayed differently between men and women

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Destiny Nadeau October 9, 2018

The antithetical testimonies between Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh have brought forth a disturbing dichotomy in the way men and women are treated within the public eye. During her grueling,...

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