Word on the Street — “If you could make a new national holiday, what would it be and why?”

Yousuf Fahimuddin,


“It probably would be free Cheesecake Day, because I love cheesecake and desserts make everyone happy.” 

– Janet Zomora
Sophomore – Business Administration



“Free Public Transit Day, because I take public transit and it’s a pain in the ass having to pay for it, so like free BART for a day would be awesome. It’d be helpful for a lot of us in the Bay Area…it’d be a lot easier for a lot of people just for that one day.”


Victor You
Sophomore – Pre-Business Administration



“The Friday right before finals week, we would have that off just to completely motivate the idea to study or do what we want, just to make sure we get ready for that finals week. I’d call it Finals De-Stress Friday.”

 – Miguel Vazquez
Junior – Graphic Design




“Meditation Day, because you could just sit there and really understand yourself, and get to know yourself, and everything. You could just sit there and meditate.”

– Julia Philips
Sophomore – Hospitality and Tourism