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Cultural stereotypes more prevalent than ever

Cultural stereotypes more prevalent than ever

Lisabelle Panossian, Editor-in-Chief
January 5, 2017
Filed under Opinion

BART rider Ivet Lolham thought she was having a regular phone conversation on the train one afternoon as she left work — until she became a victim of verbal harassment by her fellow passenger. Little did Lolham know, having her conversation in Assyrian was her greatest “mistake.” The Northeast...

Stereotypes don’t tell the story

Stereotypes don’t tell the story

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief
May 18, 2016
Filed under Opinion

“Since when has a wall been able to withstand human will?” Journalist and undocumented immigrant Jose Antonio Vargas posed the question at the National Scholastic Press Association Journalism Education Association convention in April, referencing presidential candidate Donald Trump’s proposed US-Mexi...

Academy Awards viewers speak out on Chris Rock’s monologue

Academy Awards viewers speak out on Chris Rock’s monologue

Catherine Dana, Senior Reporter
March 1, 2016
Filed under A & E, Breaking News, Interactives

Academy Awards host Chris Rock directly addressed the topic of #OscarsSoWhite in a monologue on why he decided against declining the offer host the award show. He additionally addressed why the issue arose, what he felt would be solutions to the accusations of racism in Hollywood and satirized oth...

#OscarsSoWhite can open eyes to stereotypes and diversity issues

#OscarsSoWhite can open eyes to stereotypes and diversity issues

Catherine Dana, Senior Reporter
January 25, 2016
Filed under A & E, Breaking News, Interactives

For the second year in a row, Academy award nominees lack diversity — creating the trending hashtag #OscarsSoWhite. Some actors are responding by boycotting, protesting and public voicing their opinions about the ceremony. The following Saturday Night Live sketch also grants a more satirical outlook on the Academy awards ...

Teens put to stereotypes

Teens put to stereotypes

February 28, 2014
Filed under Opinion

Tatiana Gutierrez Editor-in-Chief Dominic, my 4-year-old brother, asked me to be his guest to his Special Friends dinner at his preschool where we had pizza and danced to songs like the “Hokey Pokey.” Although I wrote on my nametag that I was Dominic’s sister, I still noticed the strange glances ...

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