Game 2 Western Conference Finals

Game 2 of the NBA Western Conference Finals is little more than an hour from tip off.  The Golden State Warriors will look to rebound from a game 1 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder. After only losing at Oracle arena twice all regular season, the Warriors were beaten on Monday night in large part…

CSUMB Cultural Event

I went to multiple events on the week of April 25 through the 29th on Cal State Monterey Bay campus.  The first even I attended was a celebration of spring called ‘Holi”.  I felt very out of place when first arriving as some people were dressed in authentic Holi garb, and there was a buzz…

Lacrosse and Sexism

Lacrosse has been around since the 1800’s during the times when American Indians were still alive. The origins of this sport derive from the inventions and practices of these American Indians who were entertained with the action of passing a ball with a “stick” back and forth to each other. This form of entertainment later…

Rookies starting their Professional Careers

On May 9th Professional Football teams started their rookie development camps. This is the first look at each teams rookie class from the 2016 NFL draft that took place April 28th through the 30th. Fans got to see future players wearing their teams colors for the first time. The hopes and dreams of teams that…

Journeying out of my Comfort Zone

Talking to random people asking their opinions on various personal topics was definitely far out of my comfort zone. I’m the type of person who minds his own business and does not butt into other peoples personal life, especially random strangers. Over the semester I have asked different people their thoughts on a variety of…

LIFTing Poverty

Poverty is a breakable cycle that is unfortunately not torn because of fear and timidity.  The path to success and high standards of living begin with education but it’s also caused by motivation and an internal drive to improve and succeed. Often times, the word “revolution” is associated with violence and an overthrow of an…

Sex, Love, Lust; Desire

  They say Millennials are “failing to shack up.” According to popular news articles such as Psychology Today and Pew Research Center, in comparison to the previous generation, millennials are getting married less and having sex less. Only twenty percent of adults between the ages of 18-29 reported to being married between 2002 to 2010….

Panda could be out for the season!

Pablo Sandoval was supposed to be the third baseman the Red Sox have been looking for and that is why they pay he 17 million a year until 2020.  Unfortunately it has not panned out that way because earlier this week Pablo could miss the entire 2016-17 Major League Baseball season.  Also, since the Red Sox…

NBA’s first unanimous Most Valuable Player

Stephen Curry had one the greatest season of all time and is the reason why he was named the NBA’s first unanimous Most Valuable Player (MVP).  The only other two players in the NBA who came close to winning the MVP unanimously were LeBron James and Shaq who missed it by one vote.  It is…

THOUSANDS FLOCK TO BERNIE SANDERS RALLY IN STOCKTON

Thousands make there way to a Bernie Sanders Rally in Stockton California where he discussed his plans for the country. The crazy thing about this was that I happened to be staying at the hotel right next to the big event and saw the end of the rally. The support was crazy. Unfortunately Bernie is…

Max Scherzer ties MLB record with 20 strikeouts vs. Tigers

Wednesday May 12th history was made in the MLB. Max Scherzer, a pitcher for the Washington Nationals, struck out 20 batters faced in a single game, and he joins four other pitchers to do so. Going into the 9th inning he had 18 strike outs and was very close to the record. The last inning…

OSU Baseball: Cowboys Lead All-Big 12 Academic Team

This season Oklahoma States’ baseball team had eight people on the Academic All Big 12 which means that not only were they great on the field, they were doing great things in the classroom. I am writing about this because as a student athlete myself, I know how difficult it is to pass all your…