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Not My President

Not My President

Jeianne Cherish
June 3, 2017

  There is no question that politics and ideas concerning our new president have been the main topic of conversation of millions of Americans. You hear the opinions of people in your classes, overhear...

A Slice of Sports with Liz Carranza: I Got Love for Woodson

Liz Carranza
December 6, 2015

Photo by Martin Bustamante   By Liz Caranza As I walked up the ramp, the smell of steak and bacon wrapped hot dogs filled the air as a sea of silver and black cheered “Raiders!” I couldn’t...

Loud and Clear with Oscar: They’re From the Future, Not From the Past

Loud and Clear with Oscar: They’re From the Future, Not From the Past

Oscar Gutierrez
November 2, 2015

Photo by Martin Bustamante   By Oscar Gutierrez [dropcap size="50px"]O[/dropcap]ne of the most important pieces of advice my mother ever gave me was “It is better to ask for forgiveness than...

A Slice of Sports with Liz Carranza: Women in Sports Journalism

A Slice of Sports with Liz Carranza: Women in Sports Journalism

Liz Carranza
October 17, 2015

Photo by Martin Bustamante   By Liz Carranza Back in March I visited New York for the Society for Collegiate Journalists Conference, where journalism programs from around the nation gathered...

Dont Call Yola an Angry Black Woman: Her Name is Actually Felisha Though

Don’t Call Yola an Angry Black Woman: Her Name is Actually Felisha Though

Fayola Perry
October 2, 2015

Photo by Martin Bustamante   By Fayola Perry In the 1995 movie "Friday," Craig, played by Ice Cube, and Smokey, played by Chris Tucker, are sitting on Craig’s porch when the resident dope...

Loud and Clear With Oscar: ‘Can I Get In?’ Youth and Accessibility in SF Punk

Loud and Clear With Oscar: ‘Can I Get In?’ Youth and Accessibility in SF Punk

Oscar Gutierrez
September 29, 2015

Photo by Martin Bustamante   By Oscar Gutierrez I walked into a daytime punk show at a bar in San Francisco where the person at the door took a thick Sharpie marker and drew two huge X’s...

Answers, Not Questions by Colin Blake: Altoids Tin Flashlight

Answers, Not Questions by Colin Blake: Altoids Tin Flashlight

Colin Blake
September 21, 2015

    By Colin Blake When the last Altoid is consumed, the container is often tossed as soon as possible. However, even though the tin material is not resilient like steel, or as rigid...

A Slice of Sports with Liz Carranza: Football is back, baby!

A Slice of Sports with Liz Carranza: Football is back, baby!

Liz Carranza
September 18, 2015

It’s that time of year when all I hear is ESPN Sportscenter’s “dah dah dah, dah dah dah” theme song jingle from my cellphone at the most random times of the day.    It’s the best time of...

Loud and Clear with Oscar Gutierrez: An Introduction

Loud and Clear with Oscar Gutierrez: An Introduction

Oscar Gutierrez
September 14, 2015

Photo by Martin Bustamante   By Oscar Gutierrez “Un, dos, tres, cuatro!” I was shoved into a wall as a sea of punk rockers in leather jackets and colored hair slammed into each other...

Beats n’ Stuff #13: The semester’s almost over, stop stressin’

Caty McCarthy
April 27, 2015
Caty McCarthy's latest music column focuses on the positive songs that will brighten your day, and make you briefly forget about all of that end of semester stress.
Beats n Stuff #11: I Know What You Scrobbled Last Summer

Beats n’ Stuff #11: I Know What You Scrobbled Last Summer

Caty McCarthy
March 25, 2015
"I Know What You Scrobbled Last Summer" is an adventure into Caty McCarthy's musical youth, and the pop-punk bands she just can't seem to forget - no matter how hard she tries.
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