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Diffusing woe with therapy

Diffusing woe with therapy

March 20, 2017

With all the stress I was dealing with this semester I knew if I didn’t do something I’d flip. Aromatherapy is something that I came across a few years...

Good skin is beneath a mask

Kylie Hendrickson, Reporter

March 16, 2017

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Beauty Addict’s Advice: Tips and tricks for beauty

Gay films deserve happiness

Gay films deserve happiness

J.R. Hensley, Photo Editor

March 16, 2017

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This past Oscars was historic. Not for the flub, which took all of the spotlight, but that a black, gay film was nominated for “Best Picture”. I’m...

Who’s the tough guy now?

Who’s the tough guy now?

Sam L. Jaime, Sports Editor

March 2, 2017

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Hockey is the toughest sport. It’s the only sport I’ve ever seen a guy play with a broken leg, a coach shrug off a puck splitting his head open, and...

Milo is no laughing Maher

Milo is no laughing Maher

Dylan Bryant, Reporter

March 2, 2017

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Bill Maher is the Milo Yiannopoulos of the left, an unabashed ideologue who disavows the concept of political correctness at every turn. While Yiannopoulos...

Honoring common diversity

Honoring common diversity

March 2, 2017

Black History Month just ended, and I wanted to dedicate this column to embrace your blackness, and mine. For the past five years or so it feels like there’s...

Intricacies of making skin glow

Kylie Hendrickson, Reporter

March 2, 2017

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Skinceuticals is advanced skincare backed by science. It is a medical-grade brand that is exclusively sold at doctors’ offices, dermatologists, and medi-spas. My skin would not be as clear, smooth, and glowing without it. I continuously say to people that you can wear the most expensive makeup on the market, but if you’re not taking care of your skin, it just won’t lay...

Rising up against my doubt

Rising up against my doubt

J,R. Hensley, Photo Editor

March 1, 2017

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I think most would agree that I am confident in my sexuality. Why wouldn’t I? It’s who I am. However, that hasn’t always been the case. There were...

Tradition over time

Tradition over time

Sam L. Jaime, Sports Editor

February 17, 2017

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Baseball is a classical drama staged outdoors beneath the lights, in front of thousands. Its history spans generations, surviving tragedy and triumph alike....

Secrets of skin care

Kylie Hendrickson, Reporter

February 16, 2017

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Skin care is the number one necessity that both women and men forget about or slack on. I cannot express enough how important it is to take care of your skin. It’s the first thing people notice and that shows age the quickest. Living in Bakersfield is also a huge factor that takes a beating on your skin. We have pollution, and we have extremely dry and hot summers that...

The holy land of equality

The holy land of equality

J.R. Hensley, Photo Editor

February 16, 2017

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I jokingly say that my husband and I made a pilgrimage to New York City to visit the holy-gay landmark of The Stonewall Inn, referring to the trip most...

Billionaire buys seat

Billionaire buys seat

Dylan Bryant, Reporter

February 15, 2017

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On Feb. 6, billionaire heiress Betsy DeVos was confirmed by the United States Senate in a 51-50 vote. The historic vote, requiring a tiebreaker cast by...

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