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Moreci champions radical vulnerability in new mixtape ‘Camp Cake’

Moreci champions radical vulnerability in new mixtape ‘Camp Cake’

May 21, 2019

Senior Johnny Moreci, alias JohnnyCakes the Rapper, wants you to know that he has a story to tell. On May 18, he released a mixtape called Camp Cake on Youtube and Soundcloud. As I chatted with Moreci on a bench in Washington Park, he opened up about the intimate anecdotes peppered throughout the seven songs on Camp Cake. “I want to be vulnerable because I know people will be able to find some...

Celebrating the Irish

March 25, 2019

The Saturday before St. Patrick’s Day is always celebrated with a parade in San Francisco. Situated around the Civic Center Plaza, the parade of traditional Irish dancing and music attracts hundreds of people annually. Many students take Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART), the train cars filled to the brim with green-clad crowds of people. “I went with two other friends and a couple people I didn’t...

The secret “Super Smash Bros.” club

The secret “Super Smash Bros.” club

February 20, 2019

It is a Thursday at Burlingame. The time is 3:14 p.m., and students from all over various parts of the campus sprint to the second story of the C building in attempt to be one of the first 20 students in line to compete in the weekly “Smash Bros.” club tournament. The club meets every Thursday in whichever science classroom is available, with sophomore Hayden Fullecido leading the club, and...

Straight talk – Being LGBTQ on campus

Straight talk – Being LGBTQ on campus

December 3, 2018

Let’s talk about the F word. No, I’m not referring to the one you might be thinking of. I’m talking about the derogatory word for gay men that seems to be thrown around by our generation freely and without thinking of the deep significance its use means.  The first time the F word was used to describe a homosexual man was in 1914, in the United States. Now, it is a staple of homophobic accusation....

“I feel like every other Jew in the world—terrified and scared”

“I feel like every other Jew in the world—terrified and scared”

November 20, 2018

Jewish students speak on Pittsburgh shooting On Oct. 27, a shooter wielding an AR-15-style assault rifle and three handguns entered the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He killed 11 members of the congregation. The shooting was the deadliest instance of anti-Semitic violence in U.S. history. The Star of David is recognized as a symbol of Jewish identity. The design of this necklace,...

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