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Beyonce reminds us of the power of Black Women

Beyonce reminds us of the power of Black Women

Marissa Marshall,
Sports Editor
April 26, 2018

In a country where Black women’s accomplishments are almost always swept under the rug, who would've thought that a woman of color would be the most talked about person nationwide. On April 14, Beyonce...

'Far Cry 5' explores dangers of extremism

‘Far Cry 5’ explores dangers of extremism

Justin Mutch,
Staff Writer
April 19, 2018

On March 27, video game giant Ubisoft released its long-awaited open-world first-person shooter game “Far Cry 5.” Amidst a cacophony of mixed reviews from critics and gamers alike, one thing everyone...

Walt Disney Studios turns classic animations into live action adaptations

Walt Disney Studios turns classic animations into live action adaptations

Sierra Perales,
Contributor
April 10, 2018

The year 1937 marked the release of Walt Disney Studios’ first-ever animated film, “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.” Since then, Disney has gone on to release numerous animated films that would...

A teen activist is born

A teen activist is born

Isabel De Honor,
Contributor
April 10, 2018

Over half a century after Martin Luther King Jr. changed the world with his “I Have a Dream Speech” in 1963, Emma Gonzalez, a senior and mass shooting survivor from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School,...

Dealing with a disease day after day

Dealing with a disease day after day

Jaleiah Bustos,
Contributor
April 2, 2018

I woke up on April 5, 2016, with a horrible skin reaction. My whole face was swollen with hives which nearly forced both of my eyes shut. Urgent care healthcare officials diagnosed my condition as chronic...

No such thing as too much 'Star Wars'

No such thing as too much ‘Star Wars’

Kestutis Rushing,
Contributor
April 2, 2018

The Star Wars universe is about to expand even more. The main saga, episodes I-IX, will end with Episode IX in 2019. However, more movies and TV shows are well on their way. David Benioff and D.B Weiss,...

The countdown to graduation

The countdown to graduation

Jamie DaSilva,
Contributor
April 2, 2018

As the winter quarter came to a close, there were textbook rentals to turn in and final papers to submit. The midnight oil was burning to ensure good grades. It was my last quarter at California State...

Reggae: Not a synonym for marijuana

Reggae: Not a synonym for marijuana

Eduardo Gonzalez,
Staff Writer
April 2, 2018

I was diagnosed with stage II Hodgkin’s lymphoma (cancer in the lymph nodes) shortly after graduating high school. At a time that seemed that the world was caving in on me, the only thing that helped...

Teachers should not have guns

Teachers should not have guns

Jessica Avila,
Contributor
April 2, 2018

When our founding fathers included our right to bear arms in the Constitution, the current role that guns play in our country is probably not what they had in mind. Their original intentions were to create...

Domestic violence in the NFL needs to stop

Domestic violence in the NFL needs to stop

Ryan Duarte,
Contributor
March 14, 2018

The biggest problem in football right now is not concussions. It’s domestic violence and the lack of accountability within the NFL. It is not only affecting players and teams, but also affecting people...

Bittersweet graduation vibes are on the way

Bittersweet graduation vibes are on the way

Sierra Perales,
Contributor
March 14, 2018

My journey at Cal State East Bay began back in winter of 2016. I was a transfer student from Ohlone College and had no idea what to expect out of the next chapter in my life. Since I was young I always...

There may be hope for ‘Solo’

There may be hope for ‘Solo’

Kestutis Rushing,
Contributor
March 7, 2018

Now that the commotion about “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” has calmed down, Disney and Lucasfilm dropped a teaser for “Solo: A Star Wars Story” on Super Bowl Sunday and then posted the full trailer...

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