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OPINION: Women making history in 2020

OPINION: Women making history in 2020

Makenna Roy

March 31, 2020

I have found that even in 2020 there are women at the forefront of social change who are still not getting recognized for the work they are doing. We are witnessing women on the frontlines of social movements directly in front of our eyes. In my last story I mentioned that well-behaved women often do not make history, but in this case the women who are going against the grai...

KYLIEBYTES: ‘Zoombombing’ is the newest cyber attack. Was Sac State prepared?

KYLIEBYTES: ‘Zoombombing’ is the newest cyber attack. Was Sac State prepared?

Kylie Robison

March 31, 2020

I’m Kylie Robison and this is KYLIEBYTES, a column where I talk about technology and its impact on society. Follow me on Twitter @kylie_robison for more. Zoom has become a household name overnight, with schools and businesses across the country implementing this new technology in the face of a serious pand...

OPINION: Black women helped shape civil rights; it’s not talked about enough

OPINION: Black women helped shape civil rights; it’s not talked about enough

Makenna Roy

March 30, 2020

With Women's History Month coming to an end, I began asking myself who my favorite women that I learned about in history classes were. I was unable to think of one. In schools, U.S. history is often taught through a heterosexual cisgender white male perspective, and because of that people often don’t hear about women who helped propel society forward. My whole life I’ve been ...

OPINION: My current favorite female directors

OPINION: My current favorite female directors

Bradley Hinkson

March 27, 2020

Our news feeds for the entire month of March have been bombarded with constant updates about the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s all anyone is talking about, which has swept any celebration of Women’s History Month to the side.   In a way to hopefully give ourselves a little bit of a distraction from t...

KYLIEBYTES: ‘Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ is here to save you from isolation

KYLIEBYTES: ‘Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ is here to save you from isolation

Kylie Robison

March 25, 2020

I’m Kylie Robison and this is KYLIEBYTES, a column where I talk about technology and its impact on society. Follow me on Twitter @kylie_robison for more. Nintendo released the much anticipated “Animal Crossing: New Horizons” on Friday amid a global pandemic and somehow, I already owe Tom Nook 98,000 b...

How to effectively study from home

How to effectively study from home

Kayla Brown

March 21, 2020

A lot of people avoid online classes because they find it hard to focus but with most classes now being taught on Zoom for the rest of the semester due to the coronavirus pandemic, it’s unavoidable.  As someone who did independent study throughout high school, it took me a lot of trial and error to f...

SHIAVON’S JAWN: The art of not feeling good enough

SHIAVON’S JAWN: The art of not feeling good enough

Shiavon Chatman, Opinion Editor

March 20, 2020

A jawn. Pronounced jôn. Noun. A person, place, thing, or event that doesn’t need a specific name. An indescribable, but memorable entity. I’m Shiavon and this is Shiavon’s Jawn. (If these two words don’t rhyme, then you’re saying my name wrong.) Have you ever felt not good enough? I do...

REVIEW: ‘Onward’ wasn’t perfect but had its moments

REVIEW: ‘Onward’ wasn’t perfect but had its moments

Jordan Parker

March 19, 2020

Warning: This Review Contains Spoilers for Pixar’s “Onward” Directed by Dan Scanlon, Pixar’s “Onward” marks the franchise's first steps into the world of wizardry. When I first saw the trailer, I was of the notion that I wasn’t going to see this movie. But, when I was given the op...

Opinion: 7 binge-worthy shows to watch while isolating at home

Opinion: 7 binge-worthy shows to watch while isolating at home

Brooke Uhlenhop

March 19, 2020

With Sacramento State moving classes online and Sacramento health officials issuing a “stay-at-home” directive, a lot of time will be spent at home in the next few weeks.  All major league sports have suspended their seasons and most production companies have halted filming of all shows current...

OPINION: An unlikely binge list starring people of color

OPINION: An unlikely binge list starring people of color

Shiavon Chatman, Opinion Editor

March 18, 2020

No bae? Looking for a cute, little quaran-ting but social distancing is the move right now? Do you have all the snacks but you’re trying not to binge “Sex and the City” for the umpteenth time? Have you been reading all these lists of what shows and movies to watch, but none of the characters look...

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