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It’s Not JUST Hair

It's Not JUST Hair

Zanesha Williams

December 21, 2018

Solange Knowles made a soundtrack for being black in America, mostly recognized by her anthem “Don’t Touch My Hair”. Dance worthy, the song forces a smile upon your face and causes an inevitable movement in your feet. The hook leads into a symphony of upbeat trumpets. She sings, “They don’t...

The colors we date in

The colors we date in

Greg Ragaza

December 13, 2018

The hard reality of dating as a person of color in the gay community. Read More »...

Mind on Lockdown

Mind on Lockdown

Annie Gieser

December 13, 2018

Story by Annie Gieser, Illustrations by Janett Perez Two loud bangs and a glance between my eleventh grade English teacher and me was all it took for my class of twenty to dart into the corner of the classroom. Two bangs and a glance changed me. Read More »...

The Modern Witch

The Modern Witch

Corrine Ciani

December 12, 2018

Inside the crowded room were women dressed in leather and rugs made of sheep fur. Brooms were scattered in between tarot readers and tables topped with crystals, incense, and herbs. There were rings made of stones and garments for sale, and a book on devil worship in France, for those into that. Read More...

Comedy 101

People applaud as comedians perform at Trademark & Copyright for the HellaFunny Fridays show in San Francisco on Friday, Sept. 28, 2018.

Amelia Williams

November 14, 2018

Those who can, do. Those who cannot, take a class. Read More »

Cold War, Close to Home

The Nike-Hercules Warhead is been shown to the tour group at San Francisco Nike Missile Site SF-88 National Park in Marin Highlands with her fellow graduate students on Friday, Sept. 14. (David Rodriguez/Golden Gate Xpress)

Julian Espinoza

September 27, 2018

For two decades, from the mid 1950s to 1970s, a dozen missiles sat, primed and ready, just a few miles North of San Francisco’s city limits. They lay in wait in a highly secure military base, armed with enough power to blow a plane and its potential nuclear payload out of the sky. Today, U.S. Army si...

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