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“It’s amazing why we keep loving this country, and this country does not love us back,” Rivers said. “It’s just really so sad. Like, I should just be a coach. I’m so often reminded of my color. It’s just really sad. We got to do better. We have to demand better.”

US Sports and Police Violence: An American Story

September 2, 2020

America is broken. Plain and simple. People across the nation, celebrities and professional sports teams i...

Adjusting to COVID-19 as an athlete

Adjusting to COVID-19 as an athlete

August 26, 2020

When the campus shut down in March due to COVID-19, college athletes were told that spring sports were...

The Entertainment Industry in Quarantine

The Entertainment Industry in Quarantine

May 18, 2020

After almost two months of quarantine, whether you are finishing up Netflix, or catching up on everything Di...

Anti-lockdown protests show selfishness and irresponsibility

Jacob Peterson, Staff Writer

April 27, 2020

Over a month into the stay-at-home orders rolled out across the country in response to COVID-19, various states have seen a rise in opposition to the order, with people protesting outside of the capital buildings of various states over the last weeks. The people participating in these protests believe their rights are being ...

Games to play during the shutdown

Games to play during the shutdown

April 21, 2020

It’s been nearly a month since the initial stay-at-home order for Sacramento County was put in place on Marc...

Give thanks for “essential” workers

Give thanks for “essential” workers

April 20, 2020

It was a Saturday morning, a customer came into Round Table Pizza to pay for their takeout order and...

Thank You, Sports

Thank You, Sports

April 6, 2020

Sports leagues across the country have shut down for an indefinite amount of time amid the coronavirus, u...

When the government hits the hard reset, what will you do?

When the government hits the hard reset, what will you do?

March 24, 2020

As a textbook optimist, I get through life by looking for the silver lining in everything, especiall...

Can Overrated Viruses Induce Distress?

Can Overrated Viruses Induce Distress?

March 15, 2020

The coronavirus disease, also known as COVID-19, is the most recent virus to take over the world by storm...

From left to right: Natalie Portman, Carrie Fisher and Daisy Ridley all played leading roles in the

‘Star Wars’ women forever define the franchise

December 15, 2019

While “Star Wars” is one of the most famous and successful franchises ever, most of the series’ cha...

Stadia, which is Google's first venture into gaming, launched on Nov. 19 and was not met with great responses. Prior to its release, gaming fans already voiced several concerns they had with the service.

The fate of Google’s gaming service was already determined before its launch

December 2, 2019

Google released their newest project, the Stadia video game streaming service, to a less than positiv...

Healthcare providers sometimes overlook diagnosable medical conditions of fat women due to their weight. In general, fat women experience the effects of fatphobia, one being the emotional aspect of it.

Fatphobia generates serious consequences beyond body image

November 19, 2019

There is a lot of stigma around being overweight in today’s world as it is becoming a far bigger pro...

While an impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump is the result of all his wrongdoings as president, the effects of his presidency have already been made. While the American people clarifying what they want in a democracy is crucial during the 2020 presidential election, going out to vote is, too.

We are America, and we should be the ones defining it

November 10, 2019

The presidency of Donald J. Trump has, in more detrimental ways than the rest, impacted American pol...

Database Mapping Police Violence found that in 2018, police killed 1,164 people in America. Assembly Bill 392, or The California Act to Save Lives, would put limitations around how much deadly force a police officer could use.

Will a law attempting to cap police violence really change anything?

October 18, 2019

A set of bills that Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law aim to prevent police shootings. Newsom signed...

2019 marks the eighteenth anniversary of 9/11. While the tragedy occurred that many years ago, many Muslim and Muslim Americans grew up in households indirectly affected by it.

Impact of Islamophobia still persists 18 years later

September 29, 2019

This year marks the eighteenth anniversary of the fall of the twin towers. This was also the day I went fr...

Being unaware that kindness can be used as a grooming technique

Kellie Bevins, Staff Writer

May 15, 2019

Grooming is a tactic of manipulation, an invisible hook that reels you into sweet lies and petty promises while it holds you hostage at the hands of your perpetrator. I didn’t know I was being groomed until a few years after it happened. During the first years I experienced it, I sat in a dilemma of shame, not wanting to be...

What does socialism really mean to millennials?

Editorial Staff

May 13, 2019

The next presidential election may be over 500 days away, but people across the political spectrum are already scrambling to make sense of what the 2020 election may look like following the release of the Mueller report. As millennials become more clear about what policies matter to them, so does their idea of what they wa...

Solar energy is the new ‘heat’ wave

Alexandra Trigg, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019

The bills that come with the cost of living in California are outrageous, and gas prices are no better. A quote from Ted Hughes said that “Nothing is free. Everything has to be paid for...” But imagine not having to buy something that is overpriced and not really a necessity, something that will make a car continually...

Cheap Seats: It's time for robot umpires (not for the reasons you might think)

Cheap Seats: It’s time for robot umpires (not for the reasons you might think)

May 12, 2019

For several years baseball has had a box on tv which shows viewers where the strike zone is and whether ...

Why does birth tourism only exist for whites?

Mason White, Staff Writer

April 14, 2019

A Florida firm named “Miami Mama” organizes a legal way for Russians to come give birth in the U.S., yet for other ethnic groups it’s not so easy. It’s called “birth-tourism,” and this is why it’s not okay. In August 1492, Christopher Columbus left Europe in search of a new world for a better life. He found land...

Can a politician’s rhetoric be influential?

Halimeh Edais, Staff Writer

April 1, 2019

A gunman shot and killed 49 people and injured dozens more in a New Zealand mosque. Many things were said about this man; he has his own history of anti-Islamic rhetoric and has posted videos of his hate speech on the internet. Can the words we say affect people and turn into real life violence? As a Muslim, listening to ...

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