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You like my nails? Gee thanks, just got them (done)!

You like my nails? Gee thanks, just got them (done)!

Hatim Saifee, Web Editor May 3, 2019

As the manicurist finished shaping my nails and prepared to let them dry, I asked her for lavender nail polish. Her shocked look made me second guess the words I had just uttered. Was it acceptable for...

Out of stock: lack of NASA spacesuit sizes highlights gender inequality in STEM

NASA’s cancelled all-female spacewalk: persisting gender inequality in STEM

Michelle Lum, Editor in Chief April 29, 2019

Imagine being one of the two women set to participate in the first all-female spacewalk. Then, imagine being told that only one woman would be able to go — the other would be replaced by a male astronaut....

Green Book cruises past controversy to pick up problematic Best Picture win

Green Book cruises past controversy to pick up problematic Best Picture win

Divya Nelakonda, News Editor April 1, 2019

Nearly 30 years after “Driving Ms. Daisy” won Best Picture at the Academy Awards, “Green Book’s” Best Picture win at the 2019 Academy Awards feels like déjà vu. When “Green Book” was first...

K-pop collab met with disrespect

K-pop collab met with disrespect

Kelsey Lu, Business/PR Manager March 29, 2019

When I first heard that Jason Derulo was going to collaborate with Korean pop (K-pop) group NCT 127 (NCT) and Mandarin pop music artist LAY, I couldn’t express how excited I was. The collaboration song...

Im Muslim — do I have the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness?

I’m Muslim — do I possess the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness?

Hatim Saifee, Web Editor March 25, 2019

“All terrorists are Muslim, but not all Muslims are terrorists.” It’s not uncommon for me to hear this sentence in public or online. Ten words that encapsulate the views of today’s global population...

Political causes, traffic pauses

Political causes, traffic pauses

Michelle Lum, Editor in Chief March 1, 2019

It was 2:15 p.m. It would only take my dad and me 15 minutes to drive from the Mission District to the college admissions office near Market Street in San Francisco where my 3 p.m. interview would take...

Who owns a dance move?

Who owns a dance move?

Enzo Cabaltica, Design Editor March 1, 2019

Viral dance moves such as the floss, orange justice and shoot caught on because they were so unique. However, these moves were used by video game company Epic Games in its popular game Fortnite. As a result,...

In My Opinion  | Why Kevin Durant’s tirade against the media is valid

The NBA is not tea time

Anusha Kothari, Editor-in-Chief February 27, 2019

“Let us play basketball.” The moment Golden State Warriors’ All-NBA forward Kevin Durant uttered these words, sports networks rushed to dissect them, as well as the entirety of Durant’s post-game...

In My Opinion

Gender equality in religion

February 1, 2019

Religion. Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism. All these different faiths, along with countless more, are united under this one word: religion. Originally created as a way to bring people together,...

Communication saves vacations

Communication saves vacations

Sadhana Sarma, Design Editor February 1, 2019

My mother’s mouth fell agape as I told her I couldn’t go to my sister’s wedding reception across the country. It never crossed her mind that my last day of school was on the very day she had booked...

Gender equality in religion

Kavya Iyer, Content Editor January 31, 2019

Religion. Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism. All these different faiths, along with countless more, are united under this one word: religion. Originally created as a way to bring people together,...

Tensions resurface with BTS scandal

Tensions resurface with BTS scandal

Risa Mori, In-Depth Editor December 14, 2018

As I open a message from my Japanese school friends, I see a petition titled: “Get BTS out of Japan” in Japanese — with it, an image of Jimin, a member of the Korean boy group BTS, wearing a shirt...

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