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Cultural appropriation is seen throughout society

Daniel Flynn, Columnist

April 6, 2016

Last week, I watched a video that went viral wherein an African American female at San Francisco State University interrogated a White male for wearing dreadlocks, a hairstyle associated with African ethnic groups. This woman's...

Networks lie about being Progressive, instead they claim character development

Edwin J. Viera, Columnist

March 19, 2016

This month the show “The 100,” killed off the character Alexa. She was one of the few characters on television that was gay. When the character was killed off the network claimed character development, but many people saw...

The slow burn is old school, but still effective in cinema

Tony Callens, Associate Sports Editor

March 9, 2016

In grade school English, we are taught different approaches to writing. You could start a narrative by jumping right into the action, which is great for a more exiting, fast-paced story. The opening shot of “Star Wars: A...

Exercise requires planning to gain desired results

Taylor Moran, Reporter

March 9, 2016

As an active member at the gym, it was odd to get ready for a workout with a friend that was new to the scene. I noticed a sense of nervousness she displayed after asking me, “How do you know what to do here?” This led...

Working in a daycare is hard, but extremely important

Rebecca Dombrowski, Reporter

March 9, 2016

Every time I tell someone what I do for a living, they say, “I don’t know how you do it.” Being a lead teacher in a daycare is a job that stresses you physically, emotionally and mentally. So, I tell them the truth: I don’t...

Local music extends farther than economic impact

Brett Andersen, Reporter

March 9, 2016

In the age of concerts with theatrical stage shows and large light displays, it’s easy to forget about the small local music scenes, and their importance to a community. Live music has always been a unique experience. From...

Fetishes can hurt a relationship, or enhance it

Edwin J. Viera, Columnist

March 9, 2016

“La Doleur Exquise” is the French term for the exquisite pain. In some cases, this can be a term used for people whom are masochists; people that love to be humiliated, beaten, or harmed. While the pain can be too much, they...

Being a fan isn’t easy, it requires some hard work

Patrick Koster, News Editor

March 9, 2016

You find out about something, you start to like that something you found out about, and before you know it, fandemonium breaks loose, and you’re that something’s biggest fan. Being a fan of something is all the rage these...

Selfies become the key to online banking with MasterCard

Jillian LeBlanc, Opinion Editor

March 3, 2016

“Please enter your username and password,” this is a common phrase that elicits an irritated groan. It’s an obstacle we all must overcome, in order to accomplish our current task at hand. Next thing you know, you’re cursing...

Is money necessary for living a happy life?

Emmanuel Rodriguez, Reporter

March 3, 2016

It’s the age-old question. Maybe your parents or grandparents have said “money does not buy you happiness.”But, are your elders sure about that? I asked 54 people a simple yes or no question: “Does money make you happy?”...

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