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Board Game Reviews: Stone Age

April 18, 2020

Travel back in time to the Stone Ages, where people wrote on tablets and built tools by hand.  In Stone Age, published by Z-MAN Games, players will place workers at various location...

Transgender student Alex Nyholm-Goncalves, who identifies as gender non-conforming, holds up the trans flag with pride.

Trans Discrimination: Then and Now

January 15, 2019

Violence Against The Trans Community Thirty-five years old. That's the average life expectancy for a transgender woman of color in America.  Two weeks into 2019 and a trans woman has already been murdered. But she isn't the only one to die in the past year. Karla Patricia Flores-Paven, 26. Choked to death in her own apartment. Vontashia Bell, 18. Took a shot to the head. Arguably one of the worst, Viccky Gutierrez, 33. Stabbed, and then set on fire in her Los Angeles home. Twenty-five known trans people were murdered in 2018, and, with the exception of Flores-Paven and a couple others, their murderers have yet to be caught. As the rest of the world has begun to become more accepting of LGB rights, trans people have been left behind. Despite everything that has changed since the Stonewall Riots in 1969, the transphobia demonstrated by the policemen that night remains the same today. And now, perhaps more than ever, trans rights are under attack. Modern Trans Discrimination At London Pride in July 2018, a group of Trans Exclusionary Radical Feminist (TERF) lesbians headlined London Pride to protest against trans bathroom rights under the belief that they threatened cisgender* women's safety. It was only until after that London Pri...

Students and young adults inherit many responsibilities as they grow up.

Adulthood comes with maturity rather than age

August 30, 2018

Upon turning 18, American males are required to register for the military draft. While the last military draft was 45 years ago following the end of the Vietnam War, today's 18-year-olds...

As Trump negotiates with NATO leaders, he must choose to compromise instead of pushing forward his own agenda.

America can’t cut ties with foreign partners

June 1, 2017

Trade deals, immigration, and alliances -- those are the three bonds that bind America to the rest of the world. Whether it is for better or worse, these relationships cannot...

California passes bills to raise legal smoking age – Estella Lippi

March 18, 2016

Estella Lippi reports on California's pending bills to raise the legal smoking age from 18 to 21.

After June 1, teens in San Francisco will not be able to get their hands on any tobacco products, as the smoking age will be raised to 21.

San Francisco raises the smoking age

March 6, 2016

When someone turns 18, he becomes an adult and enters a whole new life of responsibility and freedom. He can go wherever and do whatever he wants, whenever he wants to do it. However,...

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