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Racial shots outside the boxing ring

Richard Lomibao, Opinion Editor

May 12, 2015

The hype of the century, since Tyson and Holyfield or Muhammad and Joe Frazier, the fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather was destined to be a classic told by the media and sold by the drama. It was a fight you could say that should of already happened, but with boxing politics and money-hungry promotion teams couldn’t lock down any deal sooner. With two fighters...

Album Review: Kendrick Lamar releases a contemporary hip hop classic with ‘To Pimp a Butterfly’

Album Review: Kendrick Lamar releases a contemporary hip hop classic with ‘To Pimp a Butterfly’

April 24, 2015

“Don’t be quick to thought to instant classic … let it live a little bit,” Kendrick Lamar responds on New York’s famed hip hop radio station...

Hip hop revolutionizes social media platforms

Richard Lomibao, Opinion Editor

February 24, 2015

Hip hop has always been an outlet of expression to bring social change and to address identity. When hip hop took off back in the ‘80s and ‘90s, music was a response to black oppression resulting in songs like “Fight the Power” by Public Enemy. Now with the means of social media, it’s another form of reaching out to fans outside of the music. Rather than waiting...

Turnout relies on effective access to visible candidates

Turnout relies on effective access to visible candidates

Christopher Handloser

May 20, 2014

Voter turnout in the 2012 Obama reelection was 57.5 percent. Kevin Faulconer was recently elected mayor of San Diego with less than 30 percent of the e...

Find your summer lover online

J. Rae Chipera

May 15, 2013

Social media is no longer just a life blogging methodology, but a way to date online. It’s becoming a social norm for everyone, not just the socially awkward. However, online dating raises concerns about safety.A large number of my married friends met on the internet. A few friends have gotten into dangerous situations because of online dating. School is about to be o...

Security finally matters to Twitter

J. Rae Chipera

May 13, 2013

An unwritten rule of social media is that unless a problem affects powerful people, it doesn’t matter. While other sites have two-step authentication to make their networks secure, Twitter’s equivalent is still being tested.I’m a verified user and new feature tester on social media sites. I watch social platforms to ensure they are acting within the best interest of users.Twit...

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