US-Contemporary United States (1968-present)

Crime
Noah Laing

Michael Vick’s Secret

If there was one constant in Michael Vick’s life, it wouldn’t be fame, money, or playing football; it would be adversity. Ever since Vick was

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Crime
Destiny Renteria

Thou Shalt Not Kill

Capital punishment has been used in the United States since its independence from the United Kingdom and is still applied in many of the 50

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African and African American Studies
Alexandra Cantu

Misty Copeland: Raising the “Barre”

In 2007, Misty Danielle Copeland became the first African-American ballerina to be a principal dancer with the American Ballet Theater (ABT) in twenty years. Since

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African and African American Studies
Destiny Flores

Tupac Shakur: Educating Ignorance

Close your eyes and flashback to Harlem, New York in the 1970’s; you hear the unique dialect of thugs, pimps, and prostitutes alongside the upbeat

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