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Volunteers honor MLK Jr. with clean-up

Volunteers use wheelbarrows to pick up the safety surfacing fibar.

Taylor Park, Staff Reporter

January 28, 2020

On Jan. 20, the cities of San Jose and Campbell came together at Marijane Hamann Park, which straddles the two cities, to commit to a day of service and beautify the park in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy. About 70 volunteers painted over graffiti, filled playgrounds with Fibar, raked l...

Cornel West kicks off MLK weekend with deep-dive into race and poverty

Dr. Cornel West sits with Foothill College Students at

Kathleen Quinn, Campus Beat Editor

January 23, 2020

At an event hosted by the Foothill-De Anza foundation, Dr. Cornel West spoke to community members and students about race, reparations, poverty, protest, religion and rhythm and blues on Jan 17, Friday. The event allowed students to come upstage to ask questions to the famous author and scholar at F...

MLK Impersonator gives “I Have A Dream Speech”

MLK Impersonator gives

Alejandra Cabrera, Staff Writer

January 20, 2015

This past Wednesday, January 15th, Palo Alto University hosted a breakfast in honor of receiving the HEED Award for a second year in a row. Congratulations! In honor of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, they had guest speaker Stephon Ferguson join them. Mr. Ferguson is a Dr. King...

Movie Review: “Selma,” four time Golden Globe nominee is brilliant

Movie Review:

Bojana Cvijic, Staff Writer

January 16, 2015

Directed by Ava Duvernay and written by Paul Webb, “Selma” is a brilliant portrayal of the civil rights movement in 1965, not holding anything back in its portrayal of Martin Luther King Jr. and the Selma-to-Montgomery marches that marked history almost 50 years ago. Illustrating the racism and brutality...