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Black people to watch in the 2020s

Aliyah Rodriguez, Features & Lifestyle Editor
February 25, 2021

Some decades are defined by stars and artists that give the era a little extra glamour. While entering the second year of the 2020s, here are some Black writers, actors, activists and creatives alike to keep an eye on for the next decade and beyond:    Amanda Gorman  Gorman is an American poet and activist who recently performed her poem “The Hill We Climb” at President Joe Biden’s...

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Workshop focuses on letting go of constraints and free thinking in problem solving

Krystal Ortiz, News Editor
February 25, 2021

The Identifying Problem & Ideation workshop, intended to help students with “design thinking,” was hosted by Rob Kissner on Feb. 18.     Kissner, Founder & CEO of the Digital Arts Experience, aimed to help students discover a problem worth solving through the process of design thinking. Design thinking is a design methodology that provides a solution-based approach to...

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Krystal Ortiz, News Editor
February 25, 2021

Throughout our hectic student lives, we should always remain aware of what is happening around us. In this column, I find the most significant things going on around the world and provide you with a small blurb of all the nitty-gritty details! Here are some of the major events that have been happening:    General COVID-19 update.    Globally, cases have almost surpassed 112 million with a little over 22 million active cases. The U.S. still leads with the most cases almost reaching...

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