Makeovers… Are They Worth The Time?

In Colorful You!, Fashion & Beauty by Starr Vaughn0 Comments

Ok, we all know what you want! It’s what every girl wants:smooth flawless skin. On my face, I’ve been cursed with a million feckles and dry skin, but I’ve learned to deal with it. What to do? We’ve all seen it, a dreadful colorless woman turned magically into a flawless beauty by a wonderous make-over. But don’t fret, you too …

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Crips, Gimps, whatever!

In Everyone has one, Opinion by Damian P. Gregory0 Comments

Every minority group has at least one issue which divides them. For people of African descent, it is the word nigger. Some view that word as one so steeped in the sting of history’s pain, that the mere mention of the word causes them to wince and react viscerally. Still, there are those who use the word when speaking to …

ADA Compliance Takes Strange Twists

In Here's the Spin, News by David D. Good0 Comments

In December 2000, the San Diego City Council approved a deal where they would compensate the Chargers for any seats lost at Qualcomm Stadium in making the stadium ADA compliant. In improvements totalling some $78 million, nearly 2000 seats were restricted, obscured or eliminated in installing ramps and modified seating areas. Using a complex formula, each week the Chargers determine …

Closest to Us

In Life With Laura by Laura Stinson0 Comments

It’s a rather interesting phenomenon: As members of the disabled community, we spend our time denouncing stereotypes and proving to the outside world that we are more than what they judge us to be. After all of our effort, we come to find that those we never thought needed schooling, those closest to us, have the biggest misconceptions of all. …