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    Who would your vote be for president and why?

    Laney students sound off.

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    What was your highlight moment of the semester?

    Laney students speak out

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    What can we do to bridge the multi-cultural gap in our communities?

    Laney students speak out

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    What are your plans for Spring Break?

    Laney students speak out

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    How do you feel about the new HigherOne debit cards for financial aid refunds?

    Laney students speak out

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    What Is Your Most Memorable Valentines Day Memory?

    Laney students speak out  

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    What was your New Year’s resolution?

    Laney students speak out

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    What is the worst present you have ever received during the holidays?

    Laney students speak out

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    What is your fantasy winter vacation?

    I've always wanted to go to London. I've heard really nice things about it—it's something different.

    LaPrea Roundtree

    Theater Arts

News

Carl Oliver new ASLC president

Financial aid, student inclusion top priorities

A new individual will be stepping into the role of president of the Associated Students of Laney College.

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Arts

Cat Vid Fest: a social experiment

It was enough to make Grumpy Cat smile. The Oakland Internet Cat Video Festival, held May 10 and 11, was a rousing two-day celebration of the Internet, art, and most importantly—cats.

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Sports

Collins is a trailblazer for gay sports athletes

The sports world was recently upended by the news that NBA player Jason Collins made his declaration in becoming the first male in a major U.S. team sport professional athlete to declare that he is openly gay and is still active in his sport. 

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Features

Oakland youth speak truth to power

NAACP forum has kids asking tough questions

African-American youth filled the first two rows of chairs lining the congregation room of the Acts Full Gospel Church in Oakland on April 27, clad in white t-shirts reading “OAKLAND NAACP Youth Leadership Conference.”

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Opinion

Bynes’ behavior: attention grab?

What has Amanda Bynes taught us lately? Sometimes there is such a thing as being too free.

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