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Games create friendship

Games create friendship

Brandon Cowan, Web Editor

November 1, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Video games bring many different kinds of people together. There are many different communities that have been created by gamers. There are so many...

Tumblr can hurt

Tumblr can hurt

Christina Benavides, Reporter

October 23, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

For some people social media is a place to escape and unwind. For those suffering with serious mental health issues, this could be a triggering place. Tumblr...

Stop the hypocrisy

Jenny Brito, Reporter

October 23, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

I’m not a big fan of social media, but I must admit that Instagram has a special place in my heart. I love following accounts that post about health and motivation. Instagram posts have inspired me to be more accepting of myself and others. For instance, I have seen many accounts of overweight people who not only accept themselves as they are, but are not ashamed to share...

My online friends

My online friends

Brandon Cowan, Web Editor

October 23, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

It does not matter what I look like. When I am playing video games, I can be myself. My early childhood did not consist of climbing trees and playing...

Escape in games

Escape in games

Brandon Cowan, Web Editor

October 4, 2017

Filed under Columns

A way that video games help people is by providing a means to escape from the terrible things that are happening in someone’s life. I have never been...

The best way to deal with a Nazi is to socially exclude them

The best way to deal with a Nazi is to socially exclude them

Ambria King, Photo Editor

September 11, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

On Aug. 12, 2017 a rally titled “Unite the Right” was planned in Charlottesville, Virginia to protest the removal of a statue of Confederate general,...

Gamers’ giving spirit for charity

Gamers’ giving spirit for charity

Brandon Cowan, Web editor

September 7, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

People that play video games give so much. The amount of charity events that are held throughout the world and are so successful is astonishing even to...

The dark past of gay rights

The dark past of gay rights

J.R. Hensley, Photo Editor

May 2, 2017

Filed under Columns

There is a documentary I’m certain I’ve mentioned before, probably from when I got back from my husband’s and my trip to New York City, however,...

Playlists to survive semester

Playlists to survive semester

April 20, 2017

I’m going to take it back to the first column of this semester, where I gave a short list of tips that may help destress. On that list I brought up music,...

Apps used for sex, not dating

Apps used for sex, not dating

J.R. Hensley

April 20, 2017

Filed under Columns

If there is one thing gay men have done, it is find a way to streamline their pursuit of sex. Hook-up apps like Grindr and Scruff make it easier to find...

Removing the labels of identity

Removing the labels of identity

March 30, 2017

You know what’s really frustrating? Labels! They are so stifling because people literally always only associate you with your label. Whether that label...

Tricks to survive summer

Kylie Hendrickson, Reporter

March 30, 2017

Filed under Columns

With summer fast approaching, it gets harder to make your makeup, hairstyle, or almost any beauty product last on your body. While the temperatures rise, makeup slides off and hair tends to fall flat. It may still technically be spring, but we all know that living in Bakersfield, it can skyrocket to 100-plus degrees at any given time. I’ve learned a few tips and tricks...

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