• Brand Culture Weigh In December 2023

    March 8, 2024 /

    To maximize profits, Companies have influenced their brands into our lifestyles. We now live day-to-day with brands as a part of our identity. Brands commercialize our personal movements, struggles, experiences, communities, etc, to sell their product. They then use that advantage to co-opt the cultures into their own, replacing genuine connections with the same idea, but by only consuming their product. Read More

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  • Black History Month Weigh-In 2024

    March 8, 2024 /

    February is Black History Month. For generations, black communities have been exploited, oppressed, and left to defend themselves with no support. This still continues to this day. Despite their living conditions, there have been black leaders who still fought for a better future for their communities.Even Read More

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  • Mido Vince’s Book Review of Skylar Kergil’s Before I Had the Words on: Being a Transgender Young Adult

    April 25, 2023 /

    Skylar Kergil’s Before I Had the Words on: Being a Transgender Young Adult was a book that my inner child had their eyes on for some time. At first, it was difficult for me to read simply due to deeply resonating with the author’s narrative. Read More

  • We ‘Ced Weighs In: Changes to the United States Postal Service

    September 17, 2020 /

    Recently, the federal government has moved forward in its efforts to dramatically change the United States Postal Service (USPS), including cutting overtime and limiting hours. There has also been controversy surrounding the removal of mailboxes, whether or not it is related to the changes the federal government is making. Read More

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  • La Batalla del Lenguaje Médi

    September 4, 2020 /

    Providing equitable quality of care for all patients, regardless of race, culture, and socioeconomic status has become our healthcare system’s biggest challenge. In the United States it is difficult for underserved communities such as the Latinx Community to receive treatment, making healthcare be experienced as a luxury rather than a necessity.    My story begins 20 years ago, when my parents immigrated to this country and adopted it as their own. Read More

  • Protesting takes a new form in Merced

    July 31, 2020 /

      Merced, California- On July 13, Governor Gavin Newsom ordered a second shutdown for the state of California. Since then, 31 counties were on the monitoring list. These counties represent 80% of the state’s population. From these counties, nine lay in the Central Valley. Read More