California has long been regarded as the bastion of liberalism and progressivism. However, if one excludes the San Francisco and Los Angeles Metropolitan areas, it turns out that California tends to vote highly Republican! This strict divide between liberal Californians in coastal cities and conservative Californians living in sprawling towns and extensive farms has caused …

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Allow me to make an educated guess. You are stressed. You have been swamped with homework and endless assignments. You constantly question why you elected to take that extra AP or honors course. You are sleep deprived and, as every year passes, you put less time towards your social life and more towards academia. And …

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Tolerance. Acceptance. Living in the Bay Area, it seems like we hear these two words almost every day. Many advocacy groups tend to use the words interchangeably, not recognizing the extensively different implications of each word. The fact is that these two words carry different connotations and implications. While we are in no way obligated …

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Social justice is present everywhere in Notre Dame. We hear the teachers talking about it. We hear students discussing the best way to achieve it. It is even written in the hallmarks of Notre Dame. But things we do not consider are: what exactly is social justice? Is it really justice? Is it even a …

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As the weather becomes warmer and flowers are in bloom, it becomes apparent that the dreaded Spring Cleaning time is approaching. Here are a few tips to make sure your Spring Cleaning time goes efficiently and leaves your house looking better than ever!   Is your refrigerator looking a little dirty? It turns out that …

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As this year begins to come to a close, juniors and seniors alike come together at prom with their significant others and friends to celebrate and enjoy themselves. Prom is one of the highlights of the high school experience, and you deserve to feel next-level gorgeous, so here are some ideas for how to glam …

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As the weather get warmer and the prospect of summer approaches, now is the perfect time to check out the newest, colourful art exhibits coming to the Bay Area! Here are some places to check out!   “Bouquets to Art” at the De Young Museum   The “Bouquets to Art” exhibit is beautiful exhibit at …

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It’s finally that time of year again! The smell of turkey drifts through the windows, and we know it’s Thanksgiving! When we hear “Thanksgiving dinner”, we typically think of a it as a happy family sitting around a meal of turkey, cornbread, and salad. However, TV shows are taking Thanksgiving to a whole other level. …

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Born in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, and raised in Michigan, Bich Minh Nguyen, the author of Stealing Buddha’s Dinner, has had trouble balancing her two different cultures and identities while growing up. Like many immigrants coming into America, Nguyen has struggled at fitting in with everyone else. On September 21, we had the pleasure …

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