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Raiders benefit from 49er leftovers

Marino Dominguez, Columnist

November 27, 2017


Filed under Columns, More than Just a Game

On October 16, it happened again: a revered 49er superstar — one loved by both fans and coaches — made his short and long-awaited trip to the other side of the Bay to join the Oakland Raiders. This time it was All-Pro linebacker NaVorro Bowman, a free agent who signed to play for the Raiders after...

NFL patriotism: your tax dollars at work

Marino Dominguez, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017


Filed under Columns, More than Just a Game

The world of sports and politics have collided many times Whether it be through social media or on the playing field, professional athletes have used their platform to express their political and social ideals. Recently, players kneeling and locking arms during the national anthem is a common sight...

Gender equality evident in Dungeons and Dragons game

Giancarlo Lizzaraga, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under Columns, Entertainment, Genuine Gian

In the medieval-fantasy world of Dungeons and Dragons, players may find an environment that is more accepting of their sexuality and gender than in real life. “All of our new adventures contain LGBT characters,” D&D developer Jeremy Crawford said in a Kotaku article. “This is true of our...

Money, college — and fishing!

Marino Dominguez, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017


Filed under More than Just a Game, Sports

If you read the headline of this column, you probably are already interested: I imagine you either want to go to college, like to make money, or like the outdoors. So yes, it’s true; you can fish to go to college. Top colleges not only in California, but throughout the entire United States, now...

Fall ushers in new lineup of Broadway hits

Giancarlo Lizarraga, Staff Writer

September 14, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Genuine Gian

For those desperate for something stimulating during their October break, California theaters will be ripe with captivating shows from Broadway and beyond. Following the premier of the musical sensation “Hamilton” in San Francisco earlier this year, many other returning and new musicals will be...

Forming deep bonds with teachers is a lesson never forgotten

Serra Raquel, Staff Writer

September 14, 2017


Filed under Serra's Side of the Story

I’ve had many great teachers throughout the years — teachers who I will most likely remember for the rest of my life. The most important quality I have found in my teachers is their ability to relate to the minds of their students. Although it’s assumed that this is an important trait that all...

One Last Time

David Hancock, Staff Writer

May 25, 2017


Filed under Angry Rants, Blogs

My dear readers, Two weeks ago I told myself I was so sick of school and I was angry that the school year took so long and I couldn’t wait for it to be over. I told myself I was sick of all the graduation melodrama and that I didn’t care much about leaving high school. I told myself I was ready...

Two Weeks Left

David Hancock, Staff Writer

May 17, 2017


Filed under Angry Rants, Blogs, Online Only

Dear educational bureaucrats, I’m so glad that school is finally over… except it’s not. We’re still here. For two more weeks. WHY!?!?! The last AP tests were last week. Most of my classes have already done a final, and for those that haven’t we are ready to take the final now if they’d...

Relive childhood bliss through movies and cartoons

Serra Raquel, Entertainment Editor

May 8, 2017


Filed under Columns, Entertainment, Serra's Side of the Story

Every time I’m sick I find myself drawn to channels like Cartoon Network or Nickelodeon, or films from Disney or Dreamworks; if I have a bad day, the best medicine has proven to be a long marathon of classic Disney films. Is this obsession with children’s movies a sign of immaturity? Some could...

Fire

David Hancock, Staff Writer

April 24, 2017


Filed under Angry Rants, Blogs, Online Only

Dear lovers, I’ve always loved fire. Not in a “burn the world” pyromaniac type of way, but I’ve always thought fire was immensely fascinating and entirely beautiful. The light, the warmth, the heat, and even the burn, I love it all. I think part of what makes fire so attractive to me...

Coffee

David Hancock, Staff Writer

April 21, 2017


Filed under Angry Rants, Blogs, Online Only

Dear millennials, I’ve never really liked coffee. I know like 80% of Americans are literal zombies without their morning cup of Joe, but I never got into it. I remember sipping coffee with my dad back when he still read the newspaper every morning and I was small enough to sit on his lap, but...

Laughter

David Hancock, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017


Filed under Angry Rants, Blogs, Online Only

Dear readers, So last Friday I tried writing something about how great International Rally was, and then on Sunday I thought about writing something about the horrible car accident that happened in Stockton where McNair student Jonathan Sanchez was killed and Dean Dorman was seriously injured, but...

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