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Pressure is a privilege

Ryan Houston-Dial, Opinion Editor March 16, 2021

 During his Dallas Cowboys press conference after inking a massive four-year $160 million dollar contract, Dak Prescott said the phrase “pressure is a privilege” after reporters asked about Super...

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Black men, your mental health matters

Ryan Houston-Dial, Opinion Editor March 2, 2021

I am a black man in America. I enjoy manicures, romantic comedies and sometimes cry at the slightest inconveniences because it makes me feel better. I stand comfortable in my identity and don’t think...

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Clarity at last

Alyssa Lopez, Contributing writer February 2, 2021

There was a certain vision in my head. A plan that I wanted to follow from the very beginning of college. My vision started with having my career path already picked out. Finish my basic classes within...

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COVID-19: How I turned the pandemic into something positive

Ryan Houston-Dial, Assistant Opinion Editor May 20, 2020

I sat in my room on a dreadful Monday afternoon staring at my roof. I overheard on my TV that COVID-19 was spreading quickly throughout the U.S. It was only a matter of time before it reached my hometown...

Suicide by police

Kade Davis October 4, 2017

On the evening of Sept. 16, Scout Schultz created a disruption with a multi-tool knife on the Georgia Tech campus. When the police arrived, Schultz pleaded with one of them to shoot and kill Schultz; one...

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