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Under the Radar: Street or Ice?

Christopher Martinez, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018


Filed under Columns, Sports

Whether it be in the streets of your local neighborhood, an open field or at the ice rink nearby, hockey can be played. Hockey is one of the most aggressive and graceful sports in the world. Take the aggressiveness of a football player with a splash of the grace of a figure skater crammed into the...

Bianca Bitches: Guide to a new you for the new year

Bianca Martinez, Editor-in-chief

December 4, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Bianca Bitches, Columns

The time has come for me to bid you all adieu, for now, whether you adored my column, tolerated, loathed or happened to read it on Reddit. But as they say, you can’t leave without having one more for the road, so here’s one more column of me giving you advice you didn’t ask for on a topic you...

Bianca Bitches: Dear incels, pay for your porn like the rest us

Bianca Bitches: Dear incels, pay for your porn like the rest us

Bianca Martinez, Editor-in-chief

November 28, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Bianca Bitches, Columns

Well, yet again, with the recent #thotaudit, incels are crying into their Hentai/waifu body pillows about how sex workers are charging for camera time, nude photos and other services associated with the online sexwork community. According to a Rolling Stone article, “The campaign, dubbed the “Thot Audit,” is circulating around misogynist “men’...

Under the Radar: Surfing Skyscrapers

Under the Radar: Surfing Skyscrapers

Christopher Martinez, Staff Writer

November 18, 2018


Filed under Columns, Sports, Top Stories

Every sport has their wild side; swimming has water polo, diving has cliff diving and surfing has one of the craziest of them all, big wave surfing. The average wave surfed on local beaches, also known as the local shore-break, is between 1-3 meters or 5-12 feet. Although the craziness in surfing...

Shmackem: The resilient LA Rams

Shmackem: The resilient LA Rams

Jah-Tosh Baruti, Freelancer

November 17, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Men's Sports, Shmackem, Sports, Top Stories

The Los Angeles Rams returned to its winning ways taking on the Seattle Seahawks, proving the team is still a force to be reckoned with. Sunday’s game versus the Seahawks turned out to be a 36-31 win for the Rams. Although the margin of victory wasn’t substantial, it showed that this Rams squ...

Bianca Bitches: Celebrate a woman’s success, don’t degrade it

Bianca Bitches: Celebrate a woman’s success, don’t degrade it

Bianca Martinez, Editor-in- Chief

November 14, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Bianca Bitches, Columns, Top Stories

GQ’s latest magazine cover has proven that a woman’s accomplishment can never be celebrated for what it is: her accomplishment. There must be always some allusion towards a man whenever a woman is being celebrated and that must be put to an end. GQ’s magazine cover featured the ever-badass tennis player S...

Bianca Bitches: Practice what isn’t preached in mainstream media

Bianca Martinez, Editor-in-Chief

November 7, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Bianca Bitches, Columns

With witchcraft hitting the mainstream hard by becoming the plotline for shows such as “The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” and “Charmed,” a lot of impressionable viewers may feel compelled to practice a little magic themselves. Everyone is allowed to practice whichever religion they wish,...

Under the Radar: Water polo makes a splash

Christopher Martinez, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018


Filed under Columns, Men's Sports, Water Polo, Waterpolo, Women's Sports

One of the most underrated sports, which is also considered the second hardest sport in the world, is water polo. A sport that is fun to play and fun to learn although many people do not know what it is, water polo is a sport everyone should watch or try to play. The physicality aspect of the game...

Shmackem: Big payday for NBA prospects

Shmackem: Big payday for NBA prospects

Jah-Tosh Baruti, Freelancer

October 22, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Columns, Men's Sports, Shmackem, Sports

The NBA’s G League, which is a transition league where players go to develop, will began offering contracts worth up to 125k for top NBA prospects by the summer of 2019. This is a one small step for the NBA and one giant euro-step for NBA hopefuls. It is meant to be an alternative to NCAA basketball,...

Under the Radar: Swimming out of the Shadows

Christopher Martinez, Staff Writer

October 22, 2018


Filed under Columns, Sports, Swimming

Every four years we are treated to the Olympics and mass of the best athletes from around the world competing against each other for the gold. Sadly every four years is when one sport in particular stands out among the rest as the United States sport to watch which is swimming. With the Olympic time...

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