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Urban Corruption: The Hypocrisies of Casual Consumerism

Urban Corruption: The Hypocrisies of Casual Consumerism

By Julia Kligman

March 3, 2013

It’s no secret that Forever 21’s patent yellow bags have “John 3:16,” an excerpt from the New Testament, printed on the bottom. Whether we notice this fine print or not, we’re purchasing from a company that proclaims religious ideals on its very packaging. But the allure of economically-priced...

Lunch Spot, Café del Soul, Returns

By Julia Kligman

November 22, 2012

Popular wrap and salad spot Café del Soul announced October 29 that it was fighting a “losing battle” with a German cockroach infestation, and reported “live roach activity” on their Facebook page on November 2. The café reopened the week of November 5, reportedly clean of roaches, and accompanied...

GALLERY: Homecoming Rally 2012

GALLERY: Homecoming Rally 2012

By Julia Kligman and Chris Yip

September 28, 2012

The 2012 homecoming rally was held at tutorial on September 28. Below is a gallery of the events.

Johnnie Daniel LaBarre: Beyond the attendance office

Johnnie Daniel LaBarre: Beyond the attendance office

By Julia Kligman

June 17, 2012

“Johnnie is my full [first] name. I was actually drafted in 1967 because they thought I was a boy. My father sent in a letter with a birth certificate attached to prove that I was a girl, but I still had to go to the induction center. I was the only girl there,” said attendance clerk and self-id...

Selfies emerge from the depths

Selfies emerge from the depths

By Julia Kligman

April 5, 2012

Photography has blossomed since its birth. A recent development for this profound art form has graced iPhones, cameras, and the internet, in a new sect of snapshots, dubbed “selfies.” This photocraft is generally created when the moment-capturing device of choice is held 7-12 inches away from one’s face and the photograph is taken of on...

Home Access overaccessed

By Julia Kligman

May 27, 2011

I hate Home Access. Our parents’ generation is constantly complaining about how no one has any privacy because of the Internet’s prevalence. Then, they go ahead and stalk their own offspring with the convenient aid of Home Access, compliments of the Tamalpais Union High School District. Well known by Tam...