Nike launched a campaign last week in celebration of the 30th anniversary of their “Just Do It” slogan, which Colin Kaepernick is now the face of. The campaign ad consists of a photo and an accompanying two minute long commercial, each quoting the professional athlete pariah turned champion of racial justice: “Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything.” …
On March 31, first-year Hannah Duran-Wright hopped, skipped, and jumped her way into history as she broke Whittier College’s school record for the Triple Jump event. She represented the Purple and Gold with a record-breaking performance, as the Poets would play host for the first time in Track and Field since 2009. The Southern California Intercollegiate Atheletic (SCIAC) event took place on the newly-renovated Aubrey Bonham Track and Memorial Stadium. Whittier College’s All-Time Record for the event is now held by Duran-Wright, with her Triple Jump at 10.43 meters. ...
The Trump administration recently proposed a policy limiting the ability for unionized homecare workers paid directly by Medicaid or Medicare to deduct dues automatically from their checks. Typically, these homecare workers are employed by the state and not the private sector; Service Employees International Union (SEIU) has an estimated 700,000 members in the state of California, many of whom are at risk of losing their deductions and access to affordable healthcare as a byproduct of this decision. In the first installment of her weekly column discussing local politics, Editor in Chief Madison White spoke with SEIU Local 2015 Communications Director Lizette Escobedo to discuss the gravity of the situation.
Music can play a large role in the life of a college student, especially while they are making the transition from summer into a new school year. With the bountiful array of music that was released over the past few months, it can be hard to keep up with which new albums and singles you still need to take a listen to. That is why it is important, especially for college students, to have cheap and easy access to music streaming.
Mark down Softball’s name into the Southern California Athletic Conference (SCIAC) post-season tournament, as their road to reclaim their second SCIAC post-season Championship in program history begins this Friday, May 4 at 4 p.m. against Pomona-Pitzer College.