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Sunday's Left Coast

Over 900 entries were received for the Sanchez Art Center’s Left Coast Annual Juried Exhibition. The juror Jenny Gheith, SFMOMA assistant curator of painting and sculpture, picked 47 pieces for view.   485 more words


Goodbye Karl

What do you say when your leader is gone? Karl Vollstedt was a friend, a counselor, a cheerleader, a confessor, a mentor and a father figure to a group of world-wise adults: in short, he was our leader. 278 more words


Coffee: A Sign of Poverty

It can never be denied that coffee is becoming more and more popular these days. Everywhere you go, you can see different coffee shops bearing their brands and pride of their unique taste. 355 more words


Words or actions - which is louder?

I was moved to tears this week when I read about Tom Meagher - the husband of the late Jill Meagher who was raped and killed in Melbourne 18 months ago – speaking out about men’s violence against women. 905 more words


Autism Awareness Month (Week #4): Getting Active on the Spectrum

Spring has finally sprung and none are more happy than Jordynn and Jocelynn.  Having children on the spectrum it is a challenge to find activities that are safe, welcoming and supportive of their needs.   514 more words

Advocacy for the end of gender norms

Gender norms are confusing, constrictive, and exhausting. They allow zero room for variety, independence, and individuality. We are born either a girl and a boy, therefore, we are destined to act, look, and feel a certain way according to our biological sex. 315 more words


I’m starting to set some long term, tentative goals for the next couple of years. They are particularly goals about community involvement on campus, and patient advocacy in the chronic illness arena. 426 more words

College After Craniotomy