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A Moot Point

Katie Mullen

December 21, 2014

For a soccer player, the field is their safe place. It is where they go to blow off steam and forget about the real world for any amount of time possible. There have been tears left in the grass, blood dripped onto jerseys, and scars both visible and unseen that will remain forever. For any athlete, their aren...

Bionic Boys and Girls

Katie Mullen

December 19, 2014

Nights are the worst; it is hard to sleep when you fear your child will never wake up. Disease does not sleep so, as a parent, you never fully sleep either. She wakes up every night, sometimes more than once, to check and see if her baby’s body is warm or if it has gone cold. She fears that as he grows...

Lammily, the most prepubescent doll you’ve ever seen

Katie Mullen

November 21, 2014

Finally, there is a doll available to consumers that will display the exact proportions of a 19-year-old girl, according to CDC data. What a concept, having girls play with and look up to something realistic rather than something unattainable. In just eight months, visual artist and researcher N...

Swift, Stuck in 1989

Katie Mullen

November 10, 2014

  Well, Taylor Swift’s album 1989 has had the biggest sales week since 2002 which went to Britney Spears with Oops…I Did It Again. Seeing as how she pulled her album from music streaming sites such as Spotify, this should not come as a shock. Forcing people to buy the album in or...

Golden Gate Bridge officials urge for bridge toll

Katie Mullen

November 10, 2014

The Golden Gate Bridge: a San Francisco icon, a world traveler’s destination, and most importantly, a means of getting from one side of the bay to the other. It seems that people may have forgotten that the bridge is a form of accessibility, not a ride at Disneyland. The city of San Francisco has d...

A Giant celebration

Katie Mullen

October 29, 2014

It is a sad reality that because the city of San Francisco has a team competing in the World Series of Baseball they have to think up new ways to control fans. A victory could lead to rowdy celebrations and, dare I say, a loss could result in angry pissed off fans taking their anger out in a variety...

“Dude, where’s my car?”

Katie Mullen

October 26, 2014

San Francisco is no stranger to theft. Namely, phone and car theft. According to statistics, every twenty-six seconds a vehicle is stolen in the United States. With San Francisco being a city of public transportation and walking travelers, cars are left for days at a time making them incredibly susceptible...

Kanye’s Controversy

Katie Mullen

September 21, 2014

“I can’t do this song, I can’t do the rest of this show until everybody stands up.” For those of you who do not know, Kanye West said this while performing in Sydney, Australia earlier this month. He expected his audience members to stand and show their support of him and the work he has produ...

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