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Campus street style — Gender & Sexuality Issue

Campus street style — Gender & Sexuality Issue

Ryan Thompson and Chase Otero

March 7, 2017

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Meet Jade

Meet Jade

Enrique Bonilla

March 7, 2017

"The best thing about being a girl is, now I don’t have to pretend to be a boy,” read a sincere and simple statement on the cover of the Jan. 2017 issue of National Geographic. Avery Jackson, the 9-year-old girl quoted on the cover, is transgender. Jackson belongs to a part of the LGBTQ+ community on ...

The other one percent: Asexuality (COMMENTARY)

The other one percent: Asexuality (COMMENTARY)

Jessica Salinas

March 7, 2017

It is estimated that 99 percent of the human population experiences sexual desire. The estimated remaining one percent is a marginalized identity that defies prevailing assumptions of humankind’s inherently sexual nature. This one percent of the human population is commonly referred to as asexual. ...

A look at toxic masculinity (COMMENTARY)

A look at toxic masculinity (COMMENTARY)

Justice Lovin

March 7, 2017

If you google “Toxic Masculinity” you’re likely to find a list of sources challenging and ‘debunking’ an absurd idea that feminists are using to make manhood a bad thing. What you won’t find is anything substantial about toxic masculinity (though some of the challenges make for excellent...

Life is a Fantasea

Life is a Fantasea

Ethan Pham

March 7, 2017

"My drag name at first was Serene Noir, but now it’s Serene Fantasea,” said Flores, a communication senior with a minor in English literature. Flores began doing drag about a year and a half ago while helping a friend who was also getting into drag. However, his biggest inspiration for getting in...

The art of being Nasty Women (COMMENTARY)

The art of being Nasty Women (COMMENTARY)

Samantha Ceballos

March 7, 2017

Unfortunately we live in a time of hostility toward minorities. As a Mexican-American woman in a world that attempts to quiet me, I was glad to have witnessed the Nasty Women art exhibit. The history of Nasty Woman is relatively short, starting when then presidential candidate Donald Trump called his oppone...

Major pains

Major pains

Dominique Avila

March 7, 2017

College is a special time in your life when you discover who you are as a person, try to figure out what you’re going to do for the rest of your life and where you meet all sorts of interesting people. What type of college majors will you meet throughout your time on campus? Here are some people ...

Finding the leader: A post-graduate perspective

Finding the leader: A post-graduate perspective

paisano.online1

March 7, 2017

In 2009, many people were laid off and lost their homes. The market was upside down and desperation was through the roof. I was a new graduate with my master’s degree with new hopes and dreams. I didn’t know until I experienced the chaos myself that jobs had evaporated overnight. Recruiters didn’t want...

Results may (will) vary

Results may (will) vary

Samantha Jones

March 7, 2017

With the rise of social media, online dating is now more culturally accepted than ever before. In fact, anyone who owns a smartphone has probably seen advertisements for many of the dating apps available. However, the struggle to determine which one works best for you is real. What's the right choice for...