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Newsstands over newsfeeds

Stepping Back

Social media platforms were once an effective and entertaining form of communication utilized to spread information and organize movements — from Occupy to Black Lives Matter. The same online platforms have evolved in such a way that they’re practically incomparable to their past selves. Social media platforms no longer foster
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Your body, your voice — your choice

2 cents on 2 sides

I lost my virginity when I was 14 years old. But before I could bask in the glory of fulfilling my sexual needs, or even process the act, the gossip about me spread around school as quickly as pink eye at a co-op orgy party. In a predominantly white, upper-middle
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James comes full circle

Sports with Sophie

When LeBron James and his cohort of newly minted activists delivered their speech at the ESPY’s this past summer, James said it was “time to look ourselves in the mirror and ask ourselves what we are doing to create change.” He said, “Most importantly, (we need to) go back to
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Cal volleyball suffers through another bleak season

For the Cal volleyball team, the 2016 season was filled with its share of highlights. Redshirt freshman Savannah Rennie — ranked PrepVolleyball.com’s No. 20 senior ace coming out of high school — made her much-anticipated and emotion-wracked debut after undergoing a successful liver transplant. The Bears also recorded their most
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Fantasy football recap: Week 12

Aaron Rodgers, quarterback, Green Bay Packers Week 12 stats: 313 passing yards, two passing touchdowns and six rush attempts for 26 yards versus the Philadelphia Eagles Week 13 matchup: Houston Texans Rodgers catalyzed Green Bay to a Monday night victory versus Philadelphia, which snapped the Packers’ four-game losing streak. He
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