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New Star Wars Actor Catches Racist Reaction on New Role

              By Kalama Hines @HINESight_2020 A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away… Only white people were allowed. At least that is what a massive group of alleged [...]

NFL Week I : We all Know Nothing

            By Martin Gallegos Everything you thought you knew about football is a lie, or at least that’s what week one of the new football sea- son exposed. All throughout the [...]

Naked Theft : An Attack on Free Expression

          By Travis Danner If you look at any magazine rack in just about any grocery store, you will see scantily clad women. You will see big, bold enticing headlines like “19 [...]

Ichiro at All-time High with Achievements in MBL

By Kalama Hines SPORTS EDITOR It was a Saturday afternoon in St. Louis. If not for the numbers involved, it would have been nothing new – modus operandi.  With a liner between the second and first [...]

Predictions for this Major League Baseball season

The Express’ sports junkies make their predictions for what should be expected out of this year’s professional baseball season. Find out the division winners, award winners and eventual champion just two weeks into the season. [...]

NCAA players the only Cinderellas in this year’s tourney

I found myself plastered to the couch, entranced. Even without a vested interest, I am glued to the television. Cheering. Laughing. Screaming. The intensity increases as the clock minutes evaporate, all pointing to a riveting end [...]

Midterm election runs blood red

You just elected a bunch of terrible human beings to the United States Congress, America. Congratulations. You did it. You made sure last night’s midterm election sucked. Despite all kinds of real measurable progress we’ve made [...]

Time for millennials to sleep right through another election

By the time you read this, another election week will nearly be upon us. As sure as I am that there will be elections, I’m equally as sure that somewhere around 90 percent of you reading [...]

The A’s are killing me softly

  Travis Danner SPECIAL TO THE EXPRESS My life is ruined. At least it feels that way after the Oakland A’s lost the Tuesday, Sept. 30 12 inning Wild Card playoff to the Kansas City Royals [...]

LPC’s super liberal replies to a reader’s response

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Editor, I had to respond to your editorial on the controversy surrounding the Ferguson, Missouri shooting (08/29/14, Vol. 26, No. 1).  Like many reviewers, you are focused on the troubles that occurred after [...]