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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...

Food Trucks Roll up to Marin Country Mart

Food Trucks Roll up to Marin Country Mart

By Julia Kligman

October 4, 2012

As the successor to trendy overpriced cupcake bakeries and still-somewhat-popular tapas restaurants, food trucks have made their way to Marin as the “next big thing.” A mobile community of food trucks called “Off the Grid SF” has designated “market” areas, migrating from the East Bay to San...

What’s Up: the Unanswerable Question

By Julia Kligman

May 9, 2012

Human encounters tend to inevitable. As much as I would love to reside under a rock, hidden from the sun, living off of Top Ramen for all of eternity in order to avoid concurrences such as this, it simply isn’t feasible. Some people are endowed with the mystifying ability to circumvent their way around...

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...

Police Blotter: April 2011

Police Blotter: April 2011

April 5, 2011

The following are pulled from official MVPD reports: A resident of Lovell Avenue came home at 7:45 p.m. to find an animal on her staircase. The woman called police and said she was afraid to go past it in case it was injured, and asked police to assist. An officer arrived and determined that it was not ...