Devon Johnson

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Meet your 2019 Opinion Editor

My desk's mission to diversify our staff is not about stroking our progressive egos for the sake of having a postcard-worthy staff. This effort is about producing the best content possible while simultaneously uplifting the voices and opinions of marginalized folks in our community. 


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Column: I believed Jussie Smollett, and I'm not sorry

"So no, I will not apologize for believing Smollett, because neither you nor I were the injured party following his lie; neither of us deserve atonement. However, I am deeply sorry to the victims of any attack on their personhood who may now be hesitant to seek justice, as this pernicious precedent has stripped hate victims of their credibility."


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Column: White is a race

The college admissions process is complex and universities are uniquely, inherently selective. So, most react to rejection with the quip that, “It just be like that sometimes.”