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Sammy M breaks down the presidential candidates: Marco Rubio

Ladies and Libertarians-sorry, Gentlemen- we’ve recently had a long winter break followed by a brief political hiatus from yours truly, and this hyperaware political columnist spent nearly every minute of it trying to find you the new inside scoop. By combing through countless ‘Drudge Report’ articles, tirelessly listening to every minute of each new Limbaugh

To B or not to B*

Do Black lives matter or do black lives matter? The Beacon editorial staff was conflicted about whether or not to capitalize “Black” when referring to the racial group. In our February issue, The Beacon staff decided to capitalize “Black.” By doing so, we were hoping to start a discussion among the Wilson community and to

Black History Month movie review: Fresh Dressed

The documentary Fresh Dressed, featured on Netflix, is not your average hip-hop or style documentary but the perfect mix of both. Directed by Sacha Jenkins, the 2015 documentary analyzes the progression of fashion in African American culture. With commentary from various musical artists and fashion influences such as Kanye West, Damon Dash, Pharrell Williams, Sean

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton faces scrutiny

The big story for sports media outlets in the week since the Super Bowl has been Cam Newton’s sulky post-game interview. The Carolina Panthers quarterback has been roundly criticized and ridiculed for abruptly walking out after two minutes of monosyllabic answers regarding his team’s 24-10 loss to the Denver Broncos. Newton, who appeared frustrated and

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