11 Dec 2018

El Podcast Ep. 6

  In Episode 6, co-hosts Valeria Mejia and Monserrath Arreola, talk about the dangers of being a journalist in Mexico since being appointed the deadliest country for journalists outside of

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20 Sep 2018

Korean Student Association celebrates culture, old and new

The fervor for K-Pop music is well entrenched among Korean Student Association (KSA) members, who gather during the annual culture and customs open house on Sept. 19 to revel in the ever-ubiquitous

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06 Dec 2017

More LGBTQ+ visibility can lower stigmas

From the legalization of same sex marriage to the inception of all-gender public restrooms, this nation has made some remarkable progress when it comes to accepting and supporting LGBTQ+ individuals

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23 Oct 2017

Art, dance and food fill Filipino festival

On Friday night San Franciscans gathered in the South of Market District to enjoy the Filipino Night Market Festival, which is a monthly ongoing festival that showcases art, music and

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17 Oct 2017

Children can change future of rape culture

Rape is not always a violent, savage held-at-knifepoint type of occurrence. It doesn’t always happen by strangers who grab women from behind and drag them off into a back alley.

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04 Oct 2017

Hispanic: A label given to me by my Spanish oppressors

The use of the terms Hispanic, Latina and Latino are becoming altered in today’s society because of their historical meanings and new gender identifications. Hispanic is a term that refers

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05 Apr 2016

Student talent takes center stage in ‘The Fringe’

Over the course of the past year, theatre arts major Jennifer Marte has been up late laboriously writing about rape, relationships, mental health and self-worth to prepare for her short

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15 Mar 2016

Daddy dating at SF State

*Names omitted for privacy Their first date introduced her to Michelin Star cuisine – 12 decadent courses at a fine-dining spot downtown, each paired with the sommelier’s choicest wine. “It was

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14 Mar 2016

Music department hosts its first-ever Music Electronic Week

The brazen trumpet sounds alert the crowd that the show is commencing, while the escalating electronic dance music beats give the venue energy and the dynamic tones emanating from a trombone

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06 May 2015

Understanding culture means ignoring generalizations

Last weekend at work a customer asked me, “What are you?” Thrown off by the ambiguousness of the question, I thought to myself, “A woman?” After considering the unresponsive and

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14 Apr 2015

Cultural stigmas should not steer you away from heritage

I watched my grandfather lie peacefully in a mahogany casket as they lowered him slowly into a burial plot. His casket was filled with objects that mattered the most to him: his cowboy boots,

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01 Feb 2015

World Hijab Day helps enlighten religious practices

Muslim and non-Muslim women across the globe united Feb. 1 for the third annual World Hijab Day, an international event designed as an open invitation to don the hijab in

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