Unpopular opinion: I hate the holidays

Off the Beat

Content warning: Sexual assault and suicide As a child, the holidays were magical times filled with love and good food. It was the time of the year that I got to reconnect with family, creating memories that I would cherish until the next year brought new ones. The holidays meant
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Disney on Ice skates through Oakland

A crowd of pint-sized princesses and Mickey Mouses with flashing ears teetered down the steps of Oracle Arena this weekend, all clamoring toward the bright-white sheet of ice glistening in the center of the stadium. As they took their seats, the crowd buzzed in anticipation of the magical night ahead
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