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The Concept of “Cool”

Growing up, nearly everyone wanted to be one of the “cool kids.” It was hard to define what exactly made some people cool and...

Conservatives Should Start Conserving

It wasn’t too long ago that Republican presidents cared about the environment. President Roosevelt used his authority to protect wildlife and public lands by...

What Prop 11 Means for Nursing

The primary role of a nurse is to advocate for their patients and the communities they serve, while also providing the best care possible....

I’m a First-Gen Student. Here’s what it’s like.

“First-generation college student” is an invisible identity. You can’t see it on me. However, it is one that I’m proud to have. But what...

Social Media is Spreading Hate

Free speech is lauded as a vital cornerstone of our country’s democracy. How are we to mobilize ourselves and facilitate political discourse without it?...

Talk About Hate in Class, Regardless of the Class.

On Oct. 24 in Jefferson, Ky., a white man killed two African-American senior citizens in a Kroger’s after being locked out of a black...

“Yes” on C for Combatting Homelessness

It takes one walk through the Civic Center BART station to realize that homelessness is one of the most visible problems in our city....

Letter to the Editor

Thank you so much for the coverage of the University Ministry (UM) retreat, "St. Francis in the City," cosponsored by Faithful Fools on October...

Swipe Responsibly

Tinder’s slogan is, “Any swipe can change your life.” But how true is that? Apps like Tinder and Bumble have been accused of cheapening...

How Do You Confront Denial? Stories

One month ago, I heard a disturbing story about an incident that happened at our university. Leon Rajninger, a Romanian Holocaust survivor born in 1931,...