Posts From Tori Falcon

The reasons that certain kids have free lunches

President Donald Trump released his 2018 budget proposal, “America First,” on March 16. The budget proposes to eliminate agencies and decrease funding for most of them, while increasing funds for

The balancing act of national surveillance

In the early hours of Saturday, President Donald Trump tweeted a set of accusations directed at former President Barack Obama. Terrible! Just found out that Obama had my "wires tapped"

The struggle of maintaining racial identity

As a requirement for my major, I have to take two semesters of Spanish. I didn’t have the confidence to test out of Spanish, but also didn’t feel it was

Chance the Rapper is more than his religious stances

The 59th Annual Grammy Awards were held on Feb. 12, and as many have heard or seen, the night was extravagant and eventful. Among the winners and performances, the noteworthy, historic winner

How some DAM Awards affect the community

The inaugural Denton Arts and Music Awards were held Saturday night by local blogsite The Dentonite. The idea for the DAM Awards – a convenient acronym for a place like Denton – was drawn from

How the transgender mayor of New Hope is changing the rules

Tuesday, Jan. 31 marked a monumental moment in Texas history when the mayor of New Hope, a suburb of McKinney, announced she was transgender. The announcement was released on the

The implications of President Trump’s Muslim ban

Following the executive order put in place on Friday by President Trump – titled “Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States” – there has been public