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Meet our new External Vice President, Teresa Wachira

Hometown: Elk Grove, CA Major: Human Biology Class Standing: 3rd year The Prodigy:  Hi Teresa, tell us a little about yourself? Teresa: So I’m a Human Bio major...

UC Merced’s September Bobcat of the Month

John Felt, September’s Bobcat of the Month, is a fifth year graduate student and PhD candidate. He completed his B.A in psychology at San...

Hurricane Season is Proving that Climate Change is No Joke

A few weeks ago, hurricane Harvey took Texas by storm (literally) leaving vast destruction in its wake. With rainfall reaching 50 inches in some...

Detwiler Wildfire

On Sunday night, a wildfire broke out about two miles east of Lake McClure in Mariposa county. The fire, named the Dewiler Fire by...

San Francisco Pride : Let’s not forget the true meaning of...

This past weekend, San Francisco celebrated LGBT Pride Month with its annual parade and celebrations. Pride Month is representative of the famous Stonewall Riots...

The ASUCM Debate: Who Will be our Next President?

On Wednesday April 17th, ASUCM hosted the presidential debate. The candidates for ASUCM president are Salma Memon, Kenny Jackson, and Meagan Reed. This is...

Pepsi’s New Commercial Trivializes Social Justice Movements

Just last week, Pepsi released an ad starring Kendall Jenner. In the advertisement, Kendall is at a photoshoot wearing a blonde wig. She is...

Burning Sands: Review

Burning Sands is a Netflix original film that centers around a college student named Zurich who is pledging to a prestigious fraternity. This movie...

Affordable Care Act vs American Health Care Act

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) also known as “Obamacare” was signed into law by President Obama in 2010. This act is designed to increase...

Trump Administration Repeals Transgender Bathroom Protection Laws

For the last few years, transgender bathroom rights have been a hot topic. During his second term, President Obama passed Title IX,  protecting the...