The Bruin Voice

LGB+Transitions: A Life In Progress

Alex Rubio, Feature Columnist

November 9, 2018

I’ve seen all those stories of transgender people in which everything is sugar-coated. The truth is, they often only show off the glamorous parts of their transitions, and hide the dysphoria, depression, and day-to-day discomfort all transgender individuals endure. Similarly, it’s irritating tha...

Much more than Nothing

Gavin Cardoza, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018

Their name may seem a little unorthodox at first, and their style of slow and loud melodies may be different from much of the music heard today, but start-up band Nothing is more than what their name implies. The band’s genre, shoegazing (or shoegaze) is a subgenre of indie rock that emerged in the...

Trump and NFL compromise over National Anthem

Marino Dominguez, Columnist

May 30, 2018

In recent years, peaceful protests over social issues have reached an unprecedented number. Between women’s rights protests to Black Lives Matter movements, protests have changed the way people and organizations stand on a multitude of issues. However, one type of peaceful protest doesn’t sit well...

Boycott games with deceptive money schemes

Giancarlo Lizarraga, Columnist

December 4, 2017

The Electronic Arts video game company its due criticism because of a recurring payment model in the upcoming AAA title “Star Wars Battlefront 2.” In an attempt to defend their actions to members of the community, the EA Community Team account has received a record of more than 400,000...

Raiders benefit from 49er leftovers

Marino Dominguez, Columnist

November 27, 2017

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

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

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...

Relive childhood bliss through movies and cartoons

Serra Raquel, Entertainment Editor

May 8, 2017

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...

Raider nation lives on

Marino Dominguez, Staff Writer

February 15, 2017

The Oakland Raiders have been one of the most iconic franchises in the history of American football, known for their dedicated and menacing fanbase and intimidating coliseum. Raider Nation had plans to move to Las Vegas, the casino capital, over the 2016 season and officially filed for relocation on...

Comedy Sportz battles with skits, stories, and games

Serra Raquel, Entertainment Editor

February 15, 2017

Imagine being thrown up on stage to perform and entertain a crowd of people with no script, no rehearsal, and no preparation. For Bear Creek’s Comedy Sportz club, these are the components that make up a Friday night. So, what exactly is Comedy Sportz? Comedy Sportz is a world-recognized improv...

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...

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