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Mahershala Ali, posing for a photo on campus, spoke to students about acting, success, and stepping back to look at the bigger picture. (Photo by Gerry Serrano)

Mahershala Ali visits campus for “Moonlight” talk

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By Terrilyn Ho | News Editor On Friday, March 31, Saint Mary’s alumnus and 2017 Academy Award winning actor, Mahershala Ali ‘96, stopped by campus… Read More ›

Senate meeting on Inclusive Training Resolution

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By Jacob Turnrose | Opinion Editor Last Wednesday on March 29, in the Orinda Room of the Soda Center, representatives from the three major spheres… Read More ›

Rick Najera is an American comedian, director, actor, and much more. (Eliana Batrez/COLLEGIAN)

Almost White: Forced Confessions from a Latino in Hollywood

April 4, 2017 0 comments

By Eliana Batrez | Assistant News Editor On Wednesday, March 29, comedian Rick Najera visited Saint Mary’s to perform the comedic adaptation of his memoir… Read More ›

The English department hosts Career Night for students

April 4, 2017 0 comments

By Sarah Knebel | Business Manager In the world of vast and complicated majors students dedicate themselves to during their college years, English is one… Read More ›

Anita Hill discussed how issues of sexual harassment have shifted from her time to current day.  (Courtesy of Megan Collins)

Activist Anita Hill visits Saint Mary’s campus

March 28, 2017 0 comments

By Eliana Batrez | Assistant News Editor On Thursday, March 23, Professor Anita Hill of Brandeis University visited Saint Mary’s to talk to a crowd… Read More ›

Opinion

Academic Senate Meeting fruitless and chaotic

April 4, 2017 0 comments

Nathaniel Schultz | Opinion Columnist The Academic Senate needs to pull itself together. Part of the intention of their most recent meeting, which took place… Read More ›

The drought in Syria has contributed to the violence that has lasted for years. (Courtesy of Medium)

Climate change a threat to national security

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By Kavya Maddali | Staff Writer When it comes to climate change, so many arguments have been made as to why you should be concerned with… Read More ›

LGBT YouTube censored

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Ramya Ramamoorthy | Staff Writer YouTube—the place to share love, passion, opinions, ideas, and stories. Oh, but apparently, only if you’re not part of the LGBT… Read More ›

The mantra of a woman

March 28, 2017 0 comments

By Ericka Lacsamana | Staff Poet I am strong I am clever I belong I forever I am happy I am sad I can be sappy… Read More ›

Cursive should be reinstituted in schools

March 28, 2017 0 comments

By Zoe Loos | Opinion Columnist I thought I would be a bit older before I started using the phrase, “Back in my day…” However, I… Read More ›

Culture

Mr. Green Bubble brings delicious bubble tea to Walnut Creek. (Courtesy of Beyond the Creek)

Mr. Green Bubble delivers deliciousness to the Bay Area

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By Natasha Yerramilli | Staff Writer Have you ever had boba before? If you have not, it’s the milky tea that you can see advertised… Read More ›

Doctor Who improves queer inclusivity

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By Kali Kushner | Assistant Culture Editor For readers who are not familiar with the BBC show, “Doctor Who,” the series focuses around the “Doctor”,… Read More ›

Plant based meals are a cheaper and more sustainable vessel of protein, as well as other nutrients. (Courtesy of The Portland Press Herald)

Limiting animal product intake without preaching

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By Camilla Marais | Culture Editor About one year ago, I decided to cut chicken and red meat out of my diet. I also unofficially… Read More ›

Netflix occasionally removes films and series in order to make room for new ones, but sometimes viewer favorites are lost in the process. (Courtesy of Digital Trends)

Netflix favorites going extinct?: Stream before you have to say goodbye

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By Jocelyn Arevalo | Contributing Writer The word on the street is that Netflix is scheduled to remove some of its most popular shows. Even… Read More ›

Making a living off journalism: What ads?

April 4, 2017 0 comments

By Madison Lattner | Staff Writer To be a successful journalist in this day and age, it takes more than simply the ability to knock… Read More ›

Sports

Kareena Manji won her match to help Saint Mary’s win on Friday. (Courtesy of smcgaels.com)

Women’s tennis dominates

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By Dean Boerner | Sports Editor Saint Mary’s cruised to two more conference wins this past week, downing USF 4-0 on Friday and defeating Santa… Read More ›

Baseball drops four straight in loss to Oregon State, loses to BYU

Baseball drops four straight in loss to Oregon State, loses to BYU

April 4, 2017 0 comments

By Dean Boerner | Sports Editor Soon after their six-game winning streak was snapped by No. 1 Oregon State in heartbreaking fashion, Saint Mary’s traveled… Read More ›

Raiders fans desperately hoped their team would stay put in Oakland, but ownership had other plans. (Courtesy of CNN Money)

Raiders move to Las Vegas is a betrayal of loyal fan base

April 4, 2017 0 comments

By Kimberly Paschal | Sports Editor As many NFL fans suspected and as the Raider Nation dreaded, the NFL owners voted 31-1 in favor of… Read More ›

Softball sweeps non-conference doubleheader

Softball sweeps non-conference doubleheader

April 4, 2017 0 comments

Kimberly Paschal | Sports Editor Last Tuesday, the Gaels softball team continued their home stand with a doubleheader against the University of Missouri—Kansas City (UMKC)… Read More ›

Manuel De Luis Lamelas came through in the clutch to help push Saint Mary’s over LMU for their the victory. (Courtesy of smcgaels.com)

Women’s, men’s tennis both go 1-1 in exciting weekend

March 28, 2017 0 comments

By Dean Boerner | Sports Editor With both teams starting conference play against LMU and Pepperdine, last week didn’t lack in excitement for each of… Read More ›