Tag Archives: stereotypes

Deconstructing the Types

By Sierra Marrero | Assistant Community Editor Stereotypes—a method to categorize people, can not only used to diminish an individuals self worth but also causes a division from ones own culture….

What feminism really means

By Shirleena Racine Baggett |Staff Writer| I am a feminist. By making this declaration, I am saying that I believe and stand for the equal rights and representation for all, especially…

Racial Ambiguity

By Erendy Torres |Staff Writer| Have you ever been asked, “What are you?” Have you ever wondered about someone’s mysterious ethnic background? There are times we cannot pinpoint someone’s race…

Ghetto-ization of word “Ghetto”

By Erendy Torres |Staff Writer| Ghetto. The multipurpose word utilized to describe a variety of settings, characters, and actions. However, it has not always been “multi-meaningful.” The term “ghetto” originated…

A Culture, Not A Costume

By Erica Wong |Copy Editor| Cultural appropriation is already a problem in fashion and pop culture at large. However, each year on Halloween, people find it acceptable to imitate and…