By Daniel DeMarco |Copy Editor| Saying “bless you,” “gesundheit,” or any other response when someone sneezes is completely trivial and frivolous. It is embarrassing that such dull behavior is not only considered commonplace in present-society, but even polite. I think it is safe to say that most people respond to another person’s sneeze because they think it is common courtesy or thoughtful; most probably haven’t given it much thought other than that. People, as well as I, had/have gotten this idea because we are taught that it is just the thing to do, and that it is indeed polite or well-mannered to do so. This is an illusion. Saying “bless you” has nothing to do with … [Read more...] about Saying “bless you!” or not?
By Marissa Mooney |Staff Writer| The Pride Center at CSUSB welcomed Chicago-based artist Rebecca Kling to the Santos Manuel Student Union on April 25 to present her one-woman show on her identity as a transgendered woman. Kling presented "Allusion/Illusion: A Day with Rebecca Kling" and a performance of Trans Form at the SMSU Theater. Gabby Sandoval, a student assistant at the Pride Center introduced Rebecca right before her multimedia performance that included video, story-telling, movement and acting. The start of the Trans Form was a live action theatrical production with sound effects and lighting. In one notable moment, Rebecca ran around the stage acting like a young boy … [Read more...] about Performance artist Rebecca Kling transforms CSUSB