The Eagle

Reverse racism can’t exist in white-dominated society

Story by Zila Sanchez, Managing Editor

March 1, 2016

Scenario: a white student calls a black student the n-word. He is racist, no argument necessary. But then the black student retaliates with “cracker,” and the white student cries “reverse racism!”  Is the black student...

Americans forget that we are all immigrants

Story by Cecilia Whalen, Staff Writer

March 1, 2016

Around 1910, Julia Griffin came to the United States. Her homeland of Ireland, which was still suffering from the exploitative rule of the British, was a vastly impoverished nation, and for families like the Griffins, who were...

Tighter background checks can stop school shootings

Story by Anna Schecterson, Editorial Board

January 5, 2016

Since the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, 144 school shootings or gun related incidents on school property have occurred in the United States. As students, we worry that a local school could easily be next on...