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Perspective: Recent increased attacks on Asian-Americans reminded me to embrace my roots

Perspective: Recent increased attacks on Asian-Americans reminded me to embrace my roots

by Catlan Nguyen, Social Media Editor // February 20, 2021

Due to the hateful disinformation spread about how Chinese people are the leading cause of the pandemic, violent attacks on Asian-Americans in the Bay...

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Does the Biden presidency promise ‘Morning in America’?

Does the Biden presidency promise ‘Morning in America’?

by Trinity Bland, Opinion Editor // February 17, 2021

“It’s morning again in America” was the opening line to President Reagan’s 1984 “Prouder, Stronger, Better” campaign television commercial....

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Love Library should reopen with limited capacity

Love Library should reopen with limited capacity

by Willem Quigley, Staff Writer // February 17, 2021

Students living on or near campus in the College Area have no practical place to study outside of their residence hall, apartment or house.  Despite...

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Opinion: Is a post-Trump era of bipartisanship upon us?

Opinion: Is a post-Trump era of bipartisanship upon us?

by Maya Rodriguez, Staff Writer // February 15, 2021

President Joe Biden’s Inauguration commenced with words about unity, tolerance and the preservation of democratic values. In his speech, Biden called...

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Perspective: Different police response to Capitol Riot and Black Lives Matter protests evidence of two Americas

Perspective: Different police response to Capitol Riot and Black Lives Matter protests evidence of two Americas

by Katelynn Robinson and Jadyn Brandt // February 15, 2021

History was made on Jan. 6 as Trump supporters stormed the nation’s Capitol with ease.  As America watched the news unfold that fateful morning the...

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Opinion: America’s youth take our politics by storm

Opinion: America’s youth take our politics by storm

by Sebastian Mendoza, Staff Writer // February 12, 2021

Complicated is undoubtedly one way to describe whatever the year 2020 was.  Hosting a historical health crisis, lack of political stability and the...

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Hank Aaron's impact on baseball changed the world

Hank Aaron’s impact on baseball changed the world

by Trinity Bland and Ryan Hardison // February 10, 2021

In his 1992 film, “A League of Their Own,” Tom Hanks famously said, “there is no crying in baseball,” but nearly 30 years later, he was proven...

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You can’t dim my #BlackGirlMagic

by Aleah Jarin, Staff Writer // February 9, 2021

I am in awe of Black women and everything we encompass.  Our power, our beauty, our resilience. Black women are capable of so many things and I’m...

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The distrust among Black Americans in medicine is warranted

The distrust among Black Americans in medicine is warranted

by Jessica Octavio, Staff Writer // February 9, 2021

For centuries, science and medicine have been used as weapons against Black people, serving to both justify and perpetuate institutionalized racism.  Researchers,...

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AAVE should be taught in schools

AAVE should be taught in schools

by Gaby Jose, Staff Writer // February 9, 2021

In 1996, the Oakland School Board passed a resolution that recognized African American Vernacular English (AAVE) as its own language as a way of catering...

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Chadwick Boseman as Black Panther is irreplaceable

Chadwick Boseman as Black Panther is irreplaceable

by Sara Rott, Contributor // February 9, 2021

When “Black Panther” came out in theaters back when it was safe to go, people stood in awe at the wonderful world known as Wakanda. The person who...

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They walked so I could run

They walked so I could run

by Aaliyah Alexander, Staff Writer // February 3, 2021

I have the honor and privilege to say I am one of the “lucky ones.”  As a 21st century Black woman, I live in an era where I am free to pursue...

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