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05 Dec 2017

I Investigated The Bay Area Pog Fighting Underground

By Kelly O’Grady It was midnight and I was being patted down for weapons outside a nondescript warehouse in Hayward. I was about to enter the gritty underworld of the Bay Area Pog fight scene. Once inside I saw a circle drawn in chalk at the center of the floor

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30 Nov 2017

What’s Happening with Net Neutrality, Why You Should Care, and What You Can Do About It

By Amul Kalia Take a look at the image below of AT&T’s mobile data packages in Mexico. Everything seems normal until you get about halfway down the image, and see that at a certain price range, some popular social media apps—Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, and Messenger allow for unlimited usage, exempt from

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30 Nov 2017

The Black Rider: A Fairy Tale for Adults With Music by Tom Waits

By Emily Wilson Mark Jackson, the director of “The Black Rider: The Casting of the Magic Bullets” at Shotgun Players, doesn’t believe in the devil or his power over us – he thinks we created the devil to provide excuses for our own weaknesses. So a deal with the devil-

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28 Nov 2017

The Hypocrisy of Conservative Christians: Protecting Roy Moore

By Kate Harveston Jim Zeigler lives down to every possible stereotype that probably springs into your head when you read the phrase “Alabama State Auditor.” Of Roy Moore, the embattled candidate for an Alabama U.S. senate seat who’s apparently had sex with a few minors, Zeigler had this to say:

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16 Nov 2017

I Was Groped On Muni (Again)

There I was, like any other day riding public transportation, I was on my way to the comic book store and I was really in a great mood; As I read my fantasy novel a dark shadow fell on me, “Can I sit next to you”

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09 Nov 2017

The Eva Trilogy at a Magic Theatre

By Emily Wilson “Moist. Breath. Even when it’s cold and dry. Plenty of water in there. Plenty of moisture. Every gasp a little spot of wet in the world,” begins Eden, the first play in The Eva Trilogy, which premiered at San Francisco’s Magic Theatre on October 28, and will

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09 Nov 2017

Trump Taps Anti-Feminist, Anti-Abortion, Penny Nance for Ambassador of Global Women’s Issues

President Trump is poised to nominate an anti-transgender, anti-LGBT, anti-abortion, and opponent of women’s health to the position of Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues. Should the appointment occur, it could spell disaster for women rights not just in the US, but around the world.

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