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San Francisco pedestrians rock to beat of Urban Funk Machine

Street musicians Larry Hunt and Edward Jackson performing for tourists and citizens. Photo by Stephanie Alexander

April 30, 2013

By Stephanie Alexander Staff Writer SAN FRANCISCO - Hungry for lunch after three hours of convention sessions, student journalists are ready to take on another day in San Francisco. The sound of drums was heavy on the corner of Fourth and Market Street. There is a man beating on a drum ...

Photo Gallery: Under the sea and up close in Long Beach

Photo Gallery: Under the sea and up close in Long Beach

March 19, 2013

The Aquarium of the Pacific in Long beach, Calif. was packed with tourists over spring break. The aquarium had a large variety of ocean creatures, including jellyfish, shark, penguins, and neon colored fish. Photos by Mia Ford.

Gun control laws necessary to keep Americans safe, according to Del Angel

Graphic by Rinu Daniel.

September 7, 2012

By Kimberly Del Angel Entertainment Editor This summer, several gun-related catastrophes left many Americans horrified at how little impact the presiding gun control laws have had on the country. With the presidential election nearing, it’s time to truly ask our candidates, who are ever so eager...

School shooting devastates small college in Oakland

April 5, 2012

By Dyer Whitt Staff Writer The recent school shooting in an Oakland, California college has sparked new controversy on the topic of school shootings. On Monday, One Goh, shot and killed seven individuals in a rampage that sparked from vengeance. The man who surrendered to police just an hour afte...

Prop. 8 ruled unconstitutional in California

David Cupstid of Columbia, Miss., holds a sign in favor of Prop 26 Personhood Amendment at the corner of Popps Ferry and Pass Road in Biloxi, Mississippi on Tuesday, November 8, 2011. Voters defeated the Prop 26 Amendment. (Tim Isbell/Biloxi Sun Herald/MCT)

February 8, 2012

By Mary Whitfill Features Editor California’s voter-mandated ban on gay marriage was struck down on Tuesday by a federal appeals court, but did not go as far as to say that other states or the federal government were required to recognize same sex marriage. In a 2-1 vote, a panel of this Nint...

Journalist’s experience inspires students

April 15, 2011

Key note speaker Laura Ling shares about her experience being held captive in North Korea and the importance of journalism in the world. Photo by Aditi Shrikant. Crossing the border into hostile North Korea is not something anyone would expect a sane person to do. Then again, Laura Ling is not a sane person: she’s a journalis...

Coechella, south by southwest preview

February 26, 2011

Michael Pankonien Staff Writer Roaring crowds, sweat, blasting amps, more sweat. These are the most immediate sensations of any music festival. Fighting for a place in line, people stretched out as far as the eye can see, high-ticket prices and let’s not even mention hotel rate; why would anyone...

Interleague play kicks off in MLB

May 22, 2010

By Peter Sblendorio For the first time in 2010 MLB season, American League teams matched up against National League teams on Friday in the start of Interleague play. While most teams did not play their cross town rivals, there was still a number of intriguing series matchups that kicked off on...