Archive | February, 2012

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Growing fat

[media-credit name=”PHOTO COURTESY OF SCRAPETV.COM” align=”aligncenter” width=”590″][/media-credit] Food is something that most people know of, when they think of a culture. Italian food for instance, is famous and probably everyone one would know that pasta, pizzy and pesto is from Italy. For a lot of people the food from a foreign country is the only […]

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Oakland Museum: A Fun Family Getaway

If you are looking for somewhere to go for laidback weekend, why not try the Oakland Museum! The Oakland Museum is a fabulous choice for families to share their artistic ideas while reconnecting with one another. Centrally located, and just a step away from Bart and right next to Laney College, on 1000 Oak Street, […]

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Marriage beliefs

[media-credit name=”PHOTO COURTESY OF GETRELIGION.ORG” align=”aligncenter” width=”590″][/media-credit] Marriage is something that scares everyone whether you’re a girl or boy. Different cultures have different rules and ways of marriage. The majority of them do not believe in “Love Marriage”. Growing up, my parents were very opened minded about certain situations and marriage was one of them. […]

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Black History Movie Week: The New Promised Land

[media-credit name=”PHOTO COURTESY OF CNN.COM” align=”aligncenter” width=”590″][/media-credit] In honor of Black History month, Chabot College Astronomy and Physics Professor, Tim Dave is hosting a movie each week in the planetarium on African Americans and their struggles. This week’s movie was The New Promised Land, which is a special report by CNN’s Soledad O’brien. The movie […]

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Facebook vs. Twitter

[media-credit name=”PHOTO COURTESY OF BLOG.BLOGGLUE.COM” align=”aligncenter” width=”500″][/media-credit] Newspapers and television are no longer the only source of news these days. Now, news has developed greatly through Facebook and Twitter. Both sites have over 500 million users. It’s unusual to hear someone say “What’s Twitter?” or “What’s Facebook?” But which site is more convenient and useful […]

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Religion here and there

[media-credit name=”PHOTO COURTESY OF RUSSELHEILLAND.COM” align=”aligncenter” width=”456″][/media-credit] I came to the United States with a Diploma that people here would describe as, Graduation from Junior College. In Germany, you have to go to school for 13 years to achieve the highest graduation from school there is. You have 11 Subjects and you have to have […]

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Television and its effects

[media-credit name=”PHOTO COURTESY OF NASMOTO.COM” align=”aligncenter” width=”500″][/media-credit] As with most subjects, there are many different opinions on the effect of watching too much TV. Some people worry about the negative effects of consuming great amounts of TV, while others don’t regard it as an issue. I can see both views of the matter, but let […]

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Softball Gallery: Chabot vs. Napa

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Chabot Women lose to Napa Valley

[media-credit id=588 align=”aligncenter” width=”590″][/media-credit] Chabot Softball loses 4-2 to Napa Valley after failing to capitalize on multiple scoring opportunities early in the game. The Lady Glads appeared to off to a good start after a 1-2-3 two strikeout first inning. Unfortunately they were unable to score any runs after loading the bases with to outs […]

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The Runnin’ & Jumpin’ Chabot Gladiaors opened up the 2012 season

The Runnin’ & Jumpin’ Chabot Gladiaors opened up the 2012 season with some fine early season Nor Cal Qualifying performances at College of San Mateo on Friday February 24th. Led by Vernonn Stewart with a toss of 41-4.5 in the shot put, Mick Mcelvogue (Newark Memorial High) in the discus at 132-4 and Andrew Garcia […]

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