San Francisco

17 May 2017

How To Acclimate Yourself to a New City

Let’s get real – moving to a new city can be tough. Even if you already know people who live there, and have an apartment, job, or family in your soon-to-be hometown, getting used to calling a new place home can be difficult. Looking for ways to speed up the

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05 May 2017

Why Police Hiring Practices Create Violence

It’s an unavoidable topic. Turn on the news on any given day and there’s a questionable police shooting or police using excessive force.  It seems as commonplace as the daily weather report. The first few times were shocking, but we are beginning to grow numb to the idea that the

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23 Feb 2017

Books from Banned Countries Part 2: Iraq

Click here to read “Books From Banned Countries Part I: Iran“ Some places have attained an almost mythical space within their communities. When the community is made of up of avid readers, specifically ones of Arabic literature, al-Mutanabbi Street in Baghdad is a popular hangout. Quite by chance, this piece will run

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28 Dec 2016

Comedian You Need To Know: Bridget Everett

In every “I quit!” fantasy, there’s the part where you unleash a string of expletives at your boss, at your co-workers, and even at the intern who can never get your coffee order right (Laura). But what if you could be as profane and as in-the-face of everyone as you

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20 Dec 2016

How To Actually Make America Great Again

By Mar-Li Pitcher and Lauryn Petrie  Red banners wave and the exuberant crowd’s cheers of “Make America Great Again” rise to the rafters. The working-class descendants of the Mayflower feel that they have finally found their king. Xenophobia and fear fuel their rabid enthusiasm. Meanwhile, outside, homeless people are having their

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15 Dec 2016

The Best Drugs to Take Home for the Holidays

It’s that time of year again. You’re leaving the life you built to step back into whatever family dynamic you fled. You’re going to need something stronger than carbs to avoid becoming the worst version of your adolescent self again. Our mantras and best intentions can only get us through

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12 Dec 2016

Death Of The Cam Girl Next Door

Web Camming To the bourgeois, the phrase conjures images of Skyping with grandma. Not competitively masturbating with a married man in what is obviously a coat closet. That is the reality that I found myself engulfed in for the better part of four years. Why? Because I’d  been fired from a strip

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