The Bruin Voice

“That’s Too Much Work”

David Hancock, Staff Writer

November 29, 2016

Dear lazy people, Believe it or not, but “that’s too much work” is not a valid excuse. I hear that a lot. A lot of times it’s from my own mouth, but also from other people. Hearing about a job or assignment that will be a lot of works scares a lot of us. Especially when we have a lot...

The Week of Gratitude

Helen Le, Sports Editor

November 28, 2016

Welcome back! I hope all of you had a refreshing break, a delicious Thanksgiving, and — if you went shopping on Black Friday — found incredible deals. I hope you weren’t lonely, and I hope you’re ready for one last month before the end of the semester, winter break, and 2017. Before we plunge...

Disneyland tips and tricks

Erin Baquiran, Photography Editor

November 21, 2016

Hey guys! Its coming closer to the holidays, which means family vacations! Wintertime and the holidays is the most busy time of the year in amusement parks, especially DISNEYLAND. Now if you are going to Disneyland this year or in the near future keep reading for some tips and tricks that can help make...

Freakin’ MLA

David Hancock, Staff Writer

November 18, 2016

Dear inventors of MLA, I hate you. You’re stupid and no one cares about your stupid English rules. You suck, David Hancock Dear normal people, Don’t you hate MLA format? I drives me crazy! It is literally rules just for the sake of rules. There is nothing logical about having so...


David Hancock, Staff Writer

November 15, 2016

Dear users of the English language, The current definition of the word “triggered” is: (v) to cause (an event or situation) to happen or exist. While this denotation (direct definition) still applies, the connotation (feelings the word invokes) has changed (you’re welcome for the definitions...

A Short Plea

Helen Le, Sports Editor

November 14, 2016

When I woke up on Wednesday morning last week, I wasn’t surprised to see that Donald Trump is now our president-elect. Then again, I had stayed up until I was sure who would win. When I realized that Hillary Clinton only had the opportunity to tie when the status of five or so swing states were...

Dear Donald Trump

David Hancock, Staff Writer

November 10, 2016

Dear Donald Trump, Well, you won. Congratulations! I don’t think anyone thought you could do it, even those who supported you. You’ve beaten the polls, beaten the media, beaten those within your own party, beaten the party in power, and beaten everyone who said that you can’t. Despite how...

We need a real sports hero

Marino Dominguez, Staff Writer

November 7, 2016

The 49ers have garnered an unusual amount of attention this season — but it’s not because of their dismal record. During the team’s preseason same against Houston, quarterback Colin Kaepernick knelt during the national anthem — a move that prompted many other athletes to protest racial discrimination,...

Think you’re getting the real news? Think again

Serra Raquel, Entertainment Editor

November 7, 2016

Millions of people base their judgments on the information provided by news broadcastings. Many assume that it’s always safe to rely on these broadcasts for accurate updates in current world events. However, many news station are now transforming into entertainment based broadcasts, rather than...

/*CodeForHood*/ experience

Erin Baquiran, Photography Editor

November 7, 2016

Hi guys! Okay this weekend was pretty much filled with a lot of learning and frustration for me, but lots of fun. I signed myself up for a 3-day technology “camp” in Sacramento called Code for Hood, which is a nonprofit organization that helps students learn more about technology, influencing future...

Letter to Myself

David Hancock, Staff Writer

November 2, 2016

Dear David Hancock, Do you ever feel like you have absolutely nothing in your head but the same stuff that’s frantically replaying in your head over and over? Oh yes, of course you do, you’re me. And I am you. Weird. Anyways, why do you do that? Why do you focus so much on things...

Spooky Scary Skeletons

Helen Le, Sports Editor

October 31, 2016

Happy 31st of October! Halloween falling on a Monday is pretty tragic. Some students still receive homework and others just don’t have the chance to go out on a school night. If 2016 wasn’t a leap year, I’m pretty sure Halloween would’ve been yesterday — on a Sunday. Personally, though,...

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