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Sunday, August 9th 2020

The Myth of “Cinco de Drinko”

Marissa Martin Staff Writer Illustration by April Gau, Staff Illustrator Growing up Mexican-American in California is interesting, to say the least. California, once being Mexican territory, is...

Let the Students Have Their Day

Dhiraj Nallapaneni Illustration by Carrie Ding, Staff Illustrator In the past few months, college students have been raising their picket signs to protest issues ranging from...

Starbucks Sends Baristas to College to Brew Up Success

Kyle Roe Staff Writer Illustration by April Gau, Staff Illustrator Earlier this month, coffee conglomerate and college term paper fuel manufacturer Starbucks announced a collaboration with Arizona...

Forget the Media Hype: It’s Jenner Himself We Should Be Paying Attention To

Stephanie Truong Illustration by Amairani Palacios, Staff Illustrator Bruce Jenner, the reality TV personality and former Olympic champion, came out as a transgender woman, revealing that...

Ellen Pao’s Lawsuit: The First Step to a Broader Fight in Silicon Valley

Dhiraj Nallapaneni In March, Ellen Pao lost a high-profile discrimination lawsuit against her former employer, Silicon Valley venture capitalist firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byer,...

Never Again? or Never Mind

Nardin Sarkis Staff Writer Associated Students election results came out, the new Apple Watch was released, and Isla Vista Earth Day celebrations were in full swing;...

Candid News: A Graphic Necessity

Shomik Mukherjee Staff Writer As I watched the video of Michael Slager, a South Carolina police officer, gun down Walter Scott, I was struck by two...

Free Tuition for the Middle Class? Not Yet

Gwendolyn Wu Staff Writer Recently, Stanford University announced that tuition would be free to all students whose families make less than $125,000, and for students whose...

OMG! Is txting ruining #English ?!

Nardin Sarkis Staff Writer Illustration by Carrie Ding, Staff Illustrator We have all heard it before—be it from our grandparents, professors, or Time magazine covers—that texting abbreviations...

Students Should Make Waves When It Comes to the Drought

Gwendolyn Wu Staff Writer Imagine a California limited to three-minute showers, dry swimming pools, and reliant on buying bottled water to stay hydrated. According to environmental...