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Poetry as an outlet

Poet Kyla Lacey performs her work on Feb. 22 at the Down Under in the University Center.

Brenda Echeverria, Arts & Rec Editor

February 26, 2018

Some topics are hard to talk about, but as poet Kyla Lacey says, “the conversation may stop, but the racism continues.” This was one of the ideas behind her poem titled “White Privilege,” which she performed for a small, intimate crowd of listeners Feb. 22 in the UC Down Under. Lacey wa...

‘Privilege’ exists and you need to check it

‘Privilege’ exists and you need to check it

February 25, 2015

Feb. 25, 2015 Royal Purple Staff Opinion “Check your privilege.” This is a statement many of us have heard, but few recognize the significance of it or take the time to consider what it means. In fact, too often this statement is used ironically to make fun of those who say it. This is most...

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