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No ‘Poo

Alissa Antilla, Staff Reporter December 7, 2017

First-year Jessie Brandt spent much of her gap year backpacking the Pacific Crest Trail: a simple, low-maintenance life. When Brandt came back to her Sebastopol, California, home for the winter to...

I Will Cut Your Hair For Free

Jack Swain, staff writer April 21, 2016

  I walked along the river. The sun was out, and it sparkled across the surface of the water. Two old men exchanged a glance through the shop window. She ran the needle again and again through...

HAIR brings sixties to Whitman

Geoffrey Leach May 7, 2015

On May 7, "HAIR: The American Tribal Love - Rock Musical" opens at Harper Joy. Directed by Johnston Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre Jimmy Maize, the production will present HAIR under a new light....

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Beautiful Hair Without Pain, Politics or Shame

Gladys Gitau April 25, 2013

Hair for women carries secrets of beauty and self-acceptance. Black women's hair especially holds secrets I have known about since I was old enough to sit on my mother's lap and have her pull at my scalp...

Spring Break Movies Leave Plenty of Time for the Instant Queue

Spring Break Movies Leave Plenty of Time for the Instant Queue

Nathan Fisher March 7, 2013

This week, my marching orders from the A&E chief were to check out the movies premiering during spring break and see if any of them were a "must-see." A great task because there's nothing I like...

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