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Although sometimes recognized as a crime, graffiti provides insight into the feelings and the history of the Bay Area.

OPINION: Expression of Bay Area struggles through graffiti

Sonia Mankame December 14, 2023

Graffiti, considered art by some and criminal by others. Despite either opinion, it encompasses a major part of Bay Area history and remains important to preserve. Graffiti’s popularity in the Bay...

OPINION: Bay Area Reflection: Millionaire Status

Nicholas Iriberri and Theodore Nguyen October 28, 2023

Thousands are on the streets, homeless in a city that has only become increasingly difficult to find housing in. San Francisco is a city with a diverse population it needs to cater to, but this struggle...

Big Mug Coffee Roaster has a wide menu of items perfect for all students looking to spend their time in.

With finals approaching, one reporter reviews her top five Bay Area study cafés

Amelia Howell May 28, 2023

As a student in need of new places to work productively, I find joy in discovering the best coffee shops in the South Bay and am enthusiastic about exploring various cafés to sample their menus, experience...

A&E: Five COVID safe activities to partake in this summer

Soojin Spencer May 28, 2021

Visit California’s Great America On May 22, 2021, California’s Great America opened its premises after a year-long hiatus. The park, however, is not the same as it was in 2019. Many new protocols...

The Sutter Health vaccination center was located in Santa Cruz.

One reporter gets the COVID-19 vaccine

Melina Kritikopoulos April 13, 2021

After weeks of obsessively checking the Sutter Health website, an opening for a COVID-19 vaccine finally appeared, gleaming like a beacon of hope on my screen. Finally, I could be vaccinated. On Saturday,...

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