education

09 Aug 2019

Do You Know What the Actual Boundaries of The Bay Area Are?

You can’t ‘rep The Bay,’ if you don’t even know what it is. Everyone from The Bay loves to say they’re from “The Bay”. It’s almost a rite of passage. You’re not really from here if you haven’t obnoxiously shamed someone for their lack of ability to recite “Feeling Myself”

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16 Feb 2019

Oakland Teachers Announce Official Strike Date

Oakland teachers announced they will strike beginning Thursday at a press conference held at Oakland Education Association headquarters Saturday afternoon. Keith Brown, president of the union and a teacher at Bret Harte Middle School, declined to put an expiration date on the action. The district expects students to continue attending

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12 Feb 2019

Young Politicians of Color You Should Get To Know

By Arbed Marie Cancel We can all agree that under this current Trump administration a lot of unfortunate truths have come to light. The increase of hate crimes and racial attacks, for one, are notable factors in today’s America. These issues have sparked more intrigue in politics for average Americans

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28 Nov 2017

The Man Breaking Down Language Barriers in SF Restaurants

Mixing Culture in the Kitchen: Language can be a dividing factor in a restaurant. In the kitchen Spanish is commonly spoken, while in the front of the house English dominates. In San Francisco, restaurants are employing a special language teacher for their staff, to help bridge the gap.

Sam Devine 1
28 Jul 2017

The Dire Need for Vocational Classes in High Schools

There are many people with degrees who are not working in their field, drowning in student loans, and trying to survive. Are we in the age where a college education is becoming somewhat obsolete? I find people taking vocational/trade courses because they know that we will always need a plumber,

Joy Elan 0
10 Jul 2017

New Haight Street Art Center Champions Poster Art and Education

Guest Post by: Gail Barnes Poster artists have always struggled to survive. A new poster artist collective that includes a print shop and gallery in the heart of Haight aims change the name of the game. Serving not only the Lower Haight, but the city at large with educational programming, the

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09 Mar 2015

Enter To Win A $75 Gift Certificate To Good Vibrations!

  Good Vibrations is the premier retailer trusted for over three decades to provide high quality products, education, and accurate sexual health information that promotes pleasure, and empowerment. We invented the concept of the “clean, well-lighted” vibrator store and we’re proud to provide a safe and welcoming environment where customers

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09 Mar 2015

Win Tickets to Talib Kweli: Race, Justice and Hip Hop @ Castro Theatre

    Talib continues to speak out against the militarization of the police force, the prison industrial complex, and institutionalized racism. Considered one of the most lyrically gifted and socially aware rappers of our time, Talib feels that artists have a responsibility to the communities that support their careers. Hear

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