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Sporting events need to crack down on bigotry

Lianna Vaughan, Reporter | June 16, 2021
To stop bigotry in sports events, attendees should be required to sign waivers and face severe consequences when they do not comply.
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Stop gentrifying San Jose: the flea market must stay

Maida Suta, Reporter | June 16, 2021
The San Jose Flea Market is in danger due to a city development plan, but this plan should be rejected to combat gentrification and protect low-income families of color.
Artist rendering of the proposed ballpark at Oakland's Howard Terminal site. Source: Oakland A's

The A’s should stay in Oakland, but the city should deny the team’s vanity project

Kevin Nguyen, Reporter | May 30, 2021
As much as it annoys fans, the City of Oakland shouldn’t fold to the latest pressure from the Oakland A’s and Major League Baseball.
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Police officers have no right to march in Pride

Maida Suta, Reporter | May 30, 2021
The New York City Pride parade were right to ban police officers from marching in the event, as it helps create a safe space against an oppressive institution.
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Google vs. San Jose Sharks: tech should not always take precedence

Kat Pursell, Reporter | May 16, 2021
Google’s deal with the City of San Jose to build a new campus should not go through because it will make rent skyrocket and displace low-income workers, not only because it will hinder the San Jose Sharks’ parking plans.
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High schools should not have reopened

Maida Suta, Reporter | May 7, 2021
Bay Area high schools are going in person for the last weeks of the school year, neglecting both teachers’ and students’ physical and mental health.
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We want you, we want you not: the agonizing rollout of UC decisions

Lianna Vaughan, Reporter | May 1, 2021
The University of California needs a new deadline for transfer decision submissions. Students are pressured into making life-changing decisions within a single day.
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In-person music festivals are a terrible idea

Jordyn Smith, Reporter | May 1, 2021
One of the largest hip-hop musical festivals has announced it will return in person in July, even though bringing back concerts is unsafe and irresponsible.
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Vaccine passports won’t return us to normalcy

Lianna Vaughan, Reporter | April 30, 2021
Vaccination passports will not accelerate the return to normalcy and will only worsen inequities.
San Jose native EDM Star Bassnectar. Source: swimfinfam (CC BY-SA 2.0), Wikimedia Commons

When allies are abusers: San Jose DJ accused of sex trafficking

Kevin Nguyen, Reporter | April 30, 2021
A self-proclaimed ally of #MeToo and Black Lives Matter, the San Jose DJ Bassnector has been accused of sexual abuse, revealing how predators pollute all ideological circles.
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