The Outside World

By Jeffrey Caliedo and Mackenzie Williams | April 23. 2018
Murrah High School / Power APAC Theatre Arts Department students joining hands in solidarity for the victims of school shootings on the anniversary of the Columbine shooting. Photo courtesy of Malaika Quarterman. As daybreak begins and sunlights peeks past the trees, a routine day of...
By Karsen Cowan and Aja Purvis | December 15. 2017
The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) was recently rescinded by the current national government's administration. Participants -- called Dreamers after the DREAM Act Bill -- are now at risk for deportation. Artwork by Karsen Cowan.   Everything was different: the weather...
By Jeffrey Caliedo and Karsen Cowan | October 31. 2017
An illustration of atmospheric carbon dioxide fluxuation -- climate change -- over the past 400,000 years. Courtesy of climate.nasa.gov/evidence/   With the recent bombardment of natural disasters, it is impossible to ignore climate change simply because we are all being affected. The...
By Christopher Brown | May 9. 2017
"College is what you make of it,” said Mr. Everson. The long debate between who's better for me, for my degree, and for my money is what every student at some point considers for their higher education. Especially, most parents are concerned with the financial burden that would take on to send...
By Chad Weakly | May 9. 2017
When a conversation sparks up between HBCU (Historical Black Colleges and Universities) and PWI (Predominately White Institutions) a very interesting topic is brought as in which one is better and provides more to the minority and how the universities have an impact...
By Kaitlyn Fowler | April 25. 2017
Emmett Till, an unintentional icon for the civil rights movement. Emmett Till, a common household name for black mothers who want their black children to come home every day. Emmett Till, a 14-year-old boy who was brutally beaten and murdered because a white woman, Carolyn Bryant, accused him of...