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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 16, 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....

Secrets of skin care

Kylie Hendrickson, Reporter

February 16, 2017

Filed under Columns

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

Filed under Columns

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

Filed under Columns

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...

Finding out what hides beneath

Finding out what hides beneath

February 15, 2017

I want to start this off by telling you all that you are enough, no matter what anyone tells you. You are enough. So often we walk around in a dull haze...

Column: How to blow off stress

Column: How to blow off stress

February 1, 2017

Last year was simply draining. From dealing with mass shootings like the one in Orlando, police brutality, or the election being the highest rated reality...

Column: Making love last forever

Column: Making love last forever

J,R. Hensley, Photo Editor

February 1, 2017

Filed under Uncategorized

I am certain I have shared numerous times that my husband and I have been together for 13 years. I boast the number because in the gay community, we...

Column: Trump’s Legion of Doom

Column: Trump’s Legion of Doom

Dylan Bryant, Reporter

February 1, 2017

Filed under Columns

President Donald Trump’s inauguration took place Jan. 20. Soon thereafter, the Senate confirmed retired Marine Corps general James Mattis as Secretary...

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