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Satirical production takes ‘shape’

Satirical production takes ‘shape’

Perry Continente and Kimberly Stelly
March 23, 2017
Filed under Features, Top Stories

“Shapeless,” a dark satirical play with a social justice bent, is coming to Los Medanos College in April. The play focuses on body image issues and societal pressures that woman of all shapes and sizes face. The play, written by Sean Carthew, and directed by LMC’s own Du’Praiseja Smith,...

Noah uses cultural difference for basis of speech

Noah uses cultural difference for basis of speech

Beatriz Hernandez, [email protected]
March 2, 2017
Filed under Features, News, Top Stories

Now best known as the host of “The Daily Show,” comedian Trevor Noah performed a standup routine for Stanford students’ friends and family as a part of Family Weekend Saturday, Feb. 25 where he, despite some problematic stances on American social issues, managed to remain charismatic. As a family...

Shock value is no longer edgy

Kimberly Stelly, [email protected]
November 1, 2016
Filed under Perspectives

One of my favorite things is when comedians make snide remarks about America’s political correctness “issue.” They think they’ve got millennials by the balls because they’ve been calling us out for being special snowflakes who can’t take a joke. By now, you’ve probably heard dozens of...

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