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Letter to the Editor: May 21, 2017

May 21, 2017

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On May 4, I wrote the following letter to one of the reporters, Sarah Knebel, who wrote about what happened to me on campus in… Read More ›

The incident raises the question of how efficient and effective BIRT reports are. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Campus culture compromised by hate speech

May 21, 2017

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Editor’s note: This article was first published on May 2, 2017. On May 21, 2017, edits were made to the headline and to factual information… Read More ›

Editorial: A farewell, a few reflections, and a bit of advice

May 2, 2017

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By Sofia Jeremias | Editor-in-Chief The first time I stepped on to Saint Mary’s campus I cried and broke out into hives. Do not be… Read More ›

Editorial: Print newspaper necessary for campus culture

May 2, 2017

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By Alexa Gambero | Editor-in-Chief The Collegian exists to offer our community a space to share their voices. The operation of The Collegian relies on… Read More ›

The lu’au featured performances like spoken word pieces and hula sets. (Courtesy of @stmarysca)

Saint Mary’s celebrates the 11th annual Polynesian Lu’au

May 2, 2017

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By Kiana-Lei-Yap | Staff Writer For the 11th annual Polynesian Cultural Night, popularly known as the Lu’au, students from all racial backgrounds participated in sharing… Read More ›

John Diaz to give undergrad commencement address

May 2, 2017

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By Jacob Turnrose | Opinion Editor On Saturday, May 27, John Diaz will address this year’s graduating class as the commencement keynote speaker. Diaz has… Read More ›

The Spring Concert brought the community together. (Courtesy of @smc_cab)

Annual Spring Concert features performance by Marc E. Bassy

May 2, 2017

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By Adriana Avila | Staff Writer On Saturday, April 29, students met at Moraga Commons Park for CAB’s annual Spring Concert. Ice cream cones and… Read More ›

Nina and Benny will be played by Amanda Ramos and Dino Tenorino, pictured above. There will be five different showtimes, with opening night set for April 27. (Courtesy of Matthew Cohen)

Lights up on “In the Heights,” this weekend only

April 25, 2017

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By Alexa Gambero | Editor-in-Chief The Tony, Grammy, and Drama Desk Award-winning musical “In the Heights” will make its Saint Mary’s debut on Thursday, April… Read More ›

Nico Docolas and his team pictured at the end of his campaign. (Courtesy of @nico4smc)

Candidate disqualified from running for AS President

April 25, 2017

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By Terrilyn Ho | News Editor Between Monday, April 3 and Wednesday, April 5, students were allowed to vote for their Executive Council and Class… Read More ›

Suzi Weissman hosts a radio show called “Beneath the Surface” for the leftist publication Jacobin.  (Courtesy of Uprising Radio)

Professor Weissman hosts podcast for Jacobin Magazine

April 25, 2017

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By Jacob Turnrose | Opinion Editor Suzi Weissman, a Saint Mary’s College professor and long time radio host, was recently recruited by the influential Jacobin… Read More ›

Academic Senate votes to maintain diversity training resolution sanctions

April 25, 2017

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Jacob Turnrose | Opinion Editor On Wednesday, April 19, the Academic Senate voted against a resolution that would have suspended the implementation of sanctions on… Read More ›

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

April 4, 2017

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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

April 4, 2017

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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 ›

The English department hosts Career Night for students

April 4, 2017

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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 ›

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

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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 ›