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NFL players have every right to protest during the anthem

NFL players have every right to protest during the anthem

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

May 29, 2018


Filed under Opinion

“I cannot stand and sing the anthem. I cannot salute the flag; I know that I am a black man in a white world,” Jackie Robinson said.  In 1972, Robinson published his autobiography “I Never Had it Made," where Robinson revealed that he could never stand and sing the National Anthem as Robinson was...

Vice President leaves Sunday football game after players kneel

Vice President leaves Sunday football game after players kneel

Mona Murhamer, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017


Filed under News, Top News

Sunday football is a long-standing American tradition. Now, it's a kneeling tradition, and the White House has had enough. On Sunday, Oct. 8, Vice President Mike Pence left the San Francisco 49ers v. Indianapolis Colts football game in Indiana after 23 players on the 49ers kneeled for the National...

Citizen reporting takes over UC Berkeley protest

Citizen reporting takes over UC Berkeley protest

Sophie Penn, Segment Producer

September 28, 2017


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: News

Sophie Penn delivers a broadcast editorial on unethical citizen journalism at the Milo Yiannopoulos protest.

Liberals declare victory over Patriot Prayer group

Liberals declare victory over Patriot Prayer group

Mona Murhamer, Staff Writer

August 28, 2017


Filed under News, Top News

Music, face paint, food trucks, Philz Coffee; people dressed in "Black Lives Matter" apparel, people dressed in colorful skirts and dresses, people dressed in nothing at all. They are all gathered to support the same cause, despite there being no cause. On Saturday, Aug. 26, peaceful protesters...

Americans protest Trump’s immigration plans on ‘A Day Without Immigrants’

Americans protest Trump’s immigration plans on ‘A Day Without Immigrants’

Noah Sun, Staff Writer

February 17, 2017


Filed under News

With signs of solidarity posted defiantly over their doors, dozens of Bay Area restaurants and businesses have abruptly shut down to show what it is like to live "A Day Without Immigrants." On Thursday, Feb. 16, thousands of immigrants across the country skipped worked and missed school in an effort to ma...

Women’s March fuels future protests

Women’s March fuels future protests

Lucy Perrone, Staff Writer

February 6, 2017


Filed under Campus

A sea of pink-eared hats stretched down the endless blocks of the nation’s capital, representing the desperation for equality. A roar erupted from the crowd as they charged forward, pouring down every street of D.C., marching and chanting in sync as one unit. On Jan 21, over 5 million people aroun...

El Camino Real protest unites communities

El Camino Real protest unites communities

Sophie Penn, Segment Producer

January 23, 2017


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: News

Sophie Penn reports on the El Camino Real protest of the presidential inauguration.

Bay Area students protest Trump victory

Bay Area students protest Trump victory

Rachel Borshchenko, Staff Writer

November 11, 2016


Filed under News

Even people who can't legally vote have chosen to share their opinions after Donald Trump's victory. On Nov. 9, the day after Trump won the election, students in various East Bay high schools walked out of class in protest of the coming Trump presidency. Students of Bishop O’Dowd, Albany High, Oak...

Pro-marijuana activists smoke in protest

Pro-marijuana activists smoke in protest

Sarah Tocatlian, Staff Writer

April 8, 2016


Filed under News

On  April 2, hundreds of protesters openly smoked marijuana in front of the White House to bring attention to laws that send thousands to jail each year for possession of the drug. The activists had planned to parade a 51-foot inflatable joint to get President Obama to ease federal laws against marijuana. The Secret...

Super Bowl City policies spark ‘Tackle Homelessness’ protest

Super Bowl City policies spark ‘Tackle Homelessness’ protest

Sophie Haddad and Minh-Han Vu

February 5, 2016


Filed under Multimedia, News, Top News

Police surrounded a group of people, not letting anyone in. At first, it was peaceful. Then the yelling started. Everyone turned on their video cameras. On Feb. 3 at 4:30 p.m. in San Francisco, near Super Bowl City, people protested San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee's treatment of the homeless. In...

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