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Black History Month Takes to Rural Northern California Small Town “Placerville”

Black History Month Takes to Rural Northern California Small Town “Placerville”

February 26, 2021

By Scarlet Schwenk, POLITICAL EDITOR PLACERVILLE, CA--In a small town where race has never dominated the mainstream political conversation, minority groups have been left to fend for themselves in the...

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Christopher Plummer dies at 91, after an acting career spanning decades and genres

February 18, 2021

By Mary Katreeb, STAFF WRITER On Feb. 5, the world lost legendary actor, Christopher Plummer. His family released a statement saying he passed away after falling at home and incurring a head injury....

COVID-19 vaccines advancing; but so is the controversy surrounding them

COVID-19 vaccines advancing; but so is the controversy surrounding them

February 1, 2021

By Sarah Rodriguez, COPY EDITOR As if there weren't enough controversial topics to swarm 2020, we can now add COVID-19 vaccinations to the long list. There are still lingering questions among concerned...

Biden’s Strides Towards Racial Equity

Biden’s Strides Towards Racial Equity

February 1, 2021

By Kelsey Marasigan, STAFF WRITER Since President Biden’s first day in office, he has signed over a dozen executive orders most of which are direct reversals of Trump-era laws. In those orders, were...

Attack on the Capitol and the Aftermath

Attack on the Capitol and the Aftermath

February 1, 2021

By Scarlet Schwenk,POLITICAL EDITOR History was made on Jan. 6, when supporters of outgoing President Donald Trump attacked the United States Capitol through an attempted coup d’état. However, this...

Larry King, an extraordinary broadcast host for more than six decades, dies at 87

Larry King, an extraordinary broadcast host for more than six decades, dies at 87

January 24, 2021

By Monet Troche, MANAGING EDITOR On Jan. 23, renowned talk show host, television host, and spokesperson, Larry King passed away at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Ora TV, the production company...

Hammerin’ Hank: A Legacy

Hammerin’ Hank: A Legacy

January 22, 2021

By Edward Soper, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF On Friday, Jan 22, the sports world lost one of its greats. Henry Louis “Hank” Aaron passed away in his sleep on Friday and the baseball world has been mourning him...

Biden Takes Office

Biden Takes Office

January 22, 2021

By Scarlet Schwenk, POLITICAL EDITOR On Wednesday January 20, President Joe Biden was sworn into office as the forty-sixth President of the United States, alongside Madam Vice President Kamala Harris,...

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CROWN

December 14, 2020

Photo essay by Jahnae Miles, CONTRIBUTOR Black people's crowns are so versatile. I challenged myself to take portraits of different people with their natural hair among their natural environments. I...

An Almost Unremarkable Woman

December 14, 2020

By Christian Roessler, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF ECONOMICS When we passed through Treptow, a wooded suburb of Berlin, my father would often point out an old villa to me. “That’s where Liselotte Welskopf...

Professors not immune to gender inequality

Professors not immune to gender inequality

November 30, 2020

By Kelsey Marasigan, CONTRIBUTOR Economics Professor says she faced sexism at CSUEB Growing up in South Korea, Jung Sook You faced misogyny that was prevalent in her society. It was believed that women...

Academic Senate Votes to Censure Eugenics Professor

Academic Senate Votes to Censure Eugenics Professor

November 19, 2020

By Kelsey Marasigan, CONTRIBUTOR The Academic Senate of California State University, East Bay has passed a resolution to censure Gregory Christainsen, an Economics professor whose teaching and published...

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