The State Hornet

Students and staff speak out on diversity

Kevin Hendricks

October 23, 2014

Race-related issues in America have always served as a hot-button topic. With the recent events occurring in Ferguson, Missouri, the topic of race is more prevalent than ever.Of the many discussions, one topic that continues to make way towards the front lines deals with people of color feeling inad...

Women of color discuss positive body image

Jasmine Alston

October 23, 2014

A recent article by the New York Times ran a story about "How to Get Away With Murder" star and Oscar-award winning actress Viola Davis, calling her “less classically beautiful."This raises the question, what is the definition of beauty? Even more so, it raises the question: What is the definition o...

New Latina group heals through discussion

Kevin Hendricks

October 1, 2014

For many students, finding a place to fit in on a college campus can be a struggle. Though finding one’s fit in any setting can be tough, there is one group on campus actively working towards making sure a certain sect of students feel welcomed.La Contra is a new student-led group on campus created as ...