• Al Quds Day at UCM

    May 14, 2024 /

    Al-Quds Day also known as Jerusalem Day is an annual event held since 1979 in support of Palestine and the opposition of the Israelí occupation of Jerusalem. Al-Quds day is usually marked by protests and demonstrations all around the world to not only show solidarity to Palestine, but to raise awareness about the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Read More

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    April 29, 2024 /

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  • Killer Mike – Reagan Lyrics Analysis

    April 16, 2024 /

    We’Ced youth reporters practice their media analysis by dissecting the song “Reagan” by political activist, Killer Mike. “The ballot or the bullet, some freedom or some bulls— Will we ever do it big, or keep just settling for little s—“ Ballot or a bullet referring to voting or rebelling over the promise of freedom or some bull— Will we see change or settle for the two parties and their false promises “We brag on having bread, but none of us are bakers We all talk having greens, but none of us own acres“ People brag about having wealth and are nowhere near the 1% of billionaires, there is no “middle class”. Read More

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  • Book Review by Sebastian Cervantes of “Queer History of the United States” by Michael Bronski

    July 10, 2023 /

    I had a fun time reading this book and learning the history that was not really shown in other forms of media. The book addresses many of the issues that we face today. It gives insight on how the government and those in power shames LGBTQ+ members not out of religion or morals, but to keep people down and oppressed. Read More

  • Mido Vince’s Book Review of Skylar Kergil’s Before I Had the Words on: Being a Transgender Young Adult

    April 25, 2023 /

    Skylar Kergil’s Before I Had the Words on: Being a Transgender Young Adult was a book that my inner child had their eyes on for some time. At first, it was difficult for me to read simply due to deeply resonating with the author’s narrative. Read More