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Love: A Universal Language

More than 80 couples join the mass wedding at Mandaue City, Cebu. A lot of couples avail of mass weddings because it is cheaper as it is usually sponsored by the city government like this one here. (Cheryl Baldicantos)

Natasha Sidik

February 20, 2019

WORLDWIDE VALENTINE TRADITIONS Whether you are in a committed relationship or not, the history and diverse cultures of Valentine’s Day may still be something you’d be interested in. The name “Valentine” itself derives from St. Valentine, a Roman Catholic priest. Although there are many unc...

American Enough?

Natasha Sidik

October 6, 2018

A CHALLENGED IDENTITY The image of a stereotypical American doesn’t fit with what most people would consider “American ideals,” a country that sells itself as a melting pot for multiculturalism. With the recent success of blockbusters starring non-traditional actors like “Black Panther” and “Crazy Rich Asians...

Confusion, Courtship and Condoms

CJ Priebe

October 6, 2018

ROM-COM GOES POSTAL Don’t you hate it when your younger sister mails your love letters to a slew of your past and current crushes? “To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before” is based on Jenny Han’s 2014 book of the same name, covering many of the foundational structures of young love within...

Word on the Street: “Where do you wish you were right now?”

Word on the Street:

Azia Kelikoa’elakauaikekai Jaelyn Lualhati

October 6, 2018

  “In Ethiopia, managing my beauty business.” - Feven Kebede           “I wish I were in space.” - Iliays Vahimi       “Scuba diving on the beach!” - Sarah Paur       “Laying on the beach in Jamaica.” - Ga...

Where is the Line?

Where is the Line?

CJ Priebe

June 22, 2018

UPHOLDING FREE SPEECH WITHIN COMMUNITY STANDARDS On Monday, June 4, a man on campus used a large sign with harsh language on it to denounce Islam directly in front of the PUB. A number of classrooms reported the volume of the incident as disruptive. As people began to congregate around him, ...

A Fresh Look

Professor Mimi Harvey in her o ice which she's decorated with art from her travels around the world.

May 7, 2018

SCC'S MIMI HARVEY If you saw Professor Mimi Harvey as a child in the prairies of Nebraska, rounding up the neighborhood kids and pretending to teach, you might have expected her to become the teacher she is today.   What you wouldn’t expect is the story that got her here. Growing up in a family that ...

Standing in Solidarity

Standing in Solidarity

Azia Kelikoa’elakauaikekai Jaelyn Lualhati

April 21, 2018

TWENTY-EIGHTH ANNUAL STUDENT OF COLOR CONFERENCE Students of color come together every year to learn how to battle the racism and discrimination that continues to exist in America today at the Students of Color Conference. The 28th Annual Students of Color Conference (SOCC) kicked off on April ...

Not Your Average Athlete

CJ Priebe

April 20, 2018

BODY SHAMING IN SPORTS Even world-class athletes endure insecurities about their bodies. Body shaming is an issue pervasive across many spheres of our society today. Measures have been taken to stamp it out, but it remains as a last crude vestige of how immature and nearsighted people inflict j...

Don’t Ask Me Why I Hate Math

Natasha Sidik

March 20, 2018

THE PRICE OF THE MODEL MINORITY As a student who identifies as an Asian in America, my heritage brings with it prejudice against me, as a girl with slender, almond-shaped eyes and “yellow skin.” This means that like it or not, sometimes, I have to deal with the high expectations and restrictive p...

Laramie Project

March 13, 2018

“The Laramie Project” features 15 SCC theater students playing over 70 different real life individuals from Laramie, Wyo., following the death of openly gay student Matthew Shepard. The cast shares quotes from the characters they play that spoke to them in some way. Photos by Trina Gr...

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