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Shaking it up this summer

Shaking it up this summer

Ceci Musgrove, Staff Writer

May 29, 2019

In a time of hot weather and sticky desserts, the milkshake is by far my favorite and the cleanest treat of the summertime.  Keeping everything in a cup on the go or even sitting down at your favorite diner, the milkshake is the sweetest delicacy this summer.  Unlike ice cream or froze...

Yo-yo, it’s fro-yo

Yo-yo, it’s fro-yo

Emmy Burrus, Staff Writer

May 29, 2019

ooking for a cool summer treat without the extra calories of ice cream? Frozen yogurt is a great alternative. Although this dessert still isn’t very healthy, on a hot summer day who cares? And lucky for us, the East Bay has many different options to choose from. Here’s my list of some of the...

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream this upcoming summer break

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream this upcoming summer break

Sabrina Contreras, Staff Writer

May 29, 2019

As summer approaches, the only thing that can save us from the scorching sun is ice cream. Lucky for you, I’ve taken my precious time to go ice cream tasting, trying to find the best ice cream around. Being a professional ice cream taster can be exhausting, but someone has to do it, so I stepped...

Science discredits signs

Science discredits signs

Michelle Kuperman, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019

 People believe whatever ideas and concepts support their perspective of the world.  As such, many people have differing opinions on astrology,  the study of the movements and relative positions of celestial bodies and the influence they have on human affairs and the natural world. ...

Astrology becoming a staple of pop culture

Astrology becoming a staple of pop culture

Varsha Ravi, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019

Astrology’s recent revival is just another aspect of mainstream culture.   Astrology refers to using details of people’s birth, such as  location, date and time, to construct information about their personality as well as predict aspects of the future.  Although a person’s ...

Star signs fool no one

Ceci Musgrove, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019

ns are often viewed by people everywhere, skeptical or not.  Every day I wake up and check my Co-Star app to see if something new is going to affect my day, my relationships with others, or if I should watch out for something I shouldn’t be doing. Like most, I can be skeptical of things I see i...

Earth is warming at an alarming rate

Earth is warming at an alarming rate

Maira Nigaar, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019

Everyone longs to live in a utopia, but the upsetting reality of the earth is overwhelming as it rapidly drifts away from the perfect world people envision in their minds.  Earth’s climate is dramatically fluctuating, making it difficult for living organisms to coexist with their surroundin...

The fight for environmental policy

The fight for environmental policy

Priyanka Krishna, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019

The talk of global warming has raised political controversy throughout society for several decades.  By definition, global warming is the gradual increase in temperature of the earth’s atmosphere caused by the rise of greenhouse gases.  Climate change has not only been a growing problem concerning the environment, but it has als...

Why MLK is important

Why MLK is important

Michelle Kuperman, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019

Jan. 21, 2019. This is the day we honor the man who transformed American history and the African American community. Martin Luther King, Jr. implemented change during the summit of the Civil Rights Movement in 1960s and was also a driving force behind important events such as the Montgom...

The reality black Americans face

The reality black Americans face

Siena Sharpe, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019

In the age of voter suppression, po- lice brutality, and increasingly dispro- portionate incarceration rates, and with a political administration who isn’t on our side, African Americans may feel weak and disheartened. Despite everything pushing against us, black people ev- erywhere are ...