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Teresa Brooks walks the halls of RBHS. Photo by Camryn Devore

A Q&A with Teresa Brooks, the first female student body president at RBHS

Will Cover March 1, 2020

Teresa Brooks, the first female student body president of RBHS, describes herself as “always busy doing something.” In her time at RBHS, she was a member of student council, choir, cheerleading,...

Teacher Talking To Students In College Class

CPS holds equity training to create unbiased classroom

Brandon Kim February 29, 2020

Columbia Public Schools (CPS) annually spends $24,460 on equity training, which is learning about how to put aside biases and learn to accept different ideas and cultures. CPS has a partnership with...

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Lack of diversity in medicine lowers quality of care

Multiple Authors February 29, 2020

As America becomes more and more diverse, the field of medicine struggles to keep up. In medicine, underrepresented minorities include African Americans, Hispanics and Native Americans. Currently, only...

Bet Menen, junior

Bet Menen, junior

Camryn DeVore February 25, 2020

Since 1976, a half a century after the Thirteenth Amendment abolished slavery in the United States, every American president has designated the month of February as Black History Month, a celebration and...

Art by Rachel Stevens

Housing reparations necessary to counteract redlining, institutionalized racism

Will Cover February 24, 2020

[penci_text_block block_title_align="style-title-left"]It’s been more than a century since the U.S. government abolished slavery and decades since landmark bills such as the Civil Rights Act of 1964...

Tyra Wilson, junior

Tyra Wilson, junior

Sophia Eaton February 24, 2020

Since 1976, a half a century after the Thirteenth Amendment abolished slavery in the United States, every American president has designated the month of February as Black History Month, a celebration...

Photo by Turner DeArmond.

Claire Pistono, junior

Turner DeArmond February 20, 2020

Since 1976, a half a century after the Thirteenth Amendment abolished slavery in the United States, every American president has designated the month of February as Black History Month, a celebration and...

Sta Omar, junior

Sta Omar, junior

Sarah Mosteller February 20, 2020

Since 1976, a half a century after the Thirteenth Amendment abolished slavery in the United States, every American president has designated the month of February as Black History Month, a celebration and...

Amya Carson, junior

Amya Carson, junior

Sarah Mosteller February 4, 2020

Since 1976, a half a century after the Thirteenth Amendment abolished slavery in the United States, every American president has designated the month of February as Black History Month, a celebration and...

Photo by Turner DeArmond.

Kierra Pilot, junior

Turner DeArmond February 3, 2020

Since 1976, a half a century after the Thirteenth Amendment abolished slavery in the U.S., every American president has designated the month of February as Black History Month, a celebration and remembrance...

Art by Snowy Li

Rising student loan debt places undue burden on low-income, minority Americans

Will Cover February 1, 2020

As a college degree has become more and more necessary to enter the workforce, universities have recognized the high demand and sent prices skyrocketing far faster than the rate of inflation. Student loan...

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