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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 21, 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...

Finding that drag in you

Finding that drag in you

J,R. Hensley, Photo Editor

March 30, 2017

Filed under Columns

By the time this article publishes, the first episode of “Rupaul’s Drag Race” will have aired. I will have gagged and will be waiting insatiably...

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...

Gay films deserve happiness

Gay films deserve happiness

J.R. Hensley, Photo Editor

March 16, 2017

Filed under Columns

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...

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...

Tradition over time

Tradition over time

Sam L. Jaime, Sports Editor

February 17, 2017

Filed under Columns

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

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