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Cultural Showcase displays SJSU diversity

By: Astrid Schröder | April 25, 2017

The Fourth annual San Jose State Cultural Showcase returned Wednesday evening to perform several acts in the Student Union. The show featured an array of diverse ethnic performances. The program’s goal was to spread the importance of multiculturalism and to offer a slice of what life is like in many of these regions.

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The ‘Allahu Akbar’ Double Standard of Terrorism

One of the worst mass shootings in modern American history recently took place in October 2017 when a white man named Stephen Paddock shot over 500 people (killing 58 of them) during an outdoor concert in Las Vegas. A few weeks after the Las Vegas massacre, a 29-year-old Muslim immigrant from Uzbekistan named Saifullo Saipov killed 8 people in lower Manhattan in New York City while allegedly saying “Allahu Akbar” during his murder spree. Both of these acts of mass murder were meant to instill terror in the general public; yet only one of them is called terrorism. The Bridge Initiative