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In Up From Oppression, a collection of recollections tell what it was like to attend college during the age of racism. This revealing story provides personal perspectives on an issue usually addressed in outsider's terms.

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As water resources become more strained in many cities due to overuse, Wasting Away's reporter tracks down the worst offenders and attempts to get in their waterlogged heads. In Homeless Help, a reporter examines a local homeless problem and asks, Will the cure be worse than the disease? (7 articles)

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Both sides of the abortion debate are thoroughly mocked in Citizen Ruth, a "pro-laugh" comedy in which the only agenda, it seems, is entertainment. Also: Michael Richards, a.k.a. Kramer, passes the bar via pratfalls in Trial & Error, a cheery courtroom comedy also starring Jeff Daniels. (4 articles)

Christian rock? What the hell? That question and more are answered in Rocking God's House, an examination of the intricate, often conflicting forces behind the marketing and performance of religious rock and pop music. (8 articles)

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Finding humanity in our mechanized world is the subject of a playful multimedia art exhibit reviewed within. And two photography shows with diametrically opposed aesthetic purposes are carefully analyzed in Worlds Apart. (5 articles)

Locas, a contemporary novel by Yxta Maya Murray, powerfully dramatizes the lives of two gangbanging Los Angeles jefas. The Ends of the Earth: A Journey to the Frontiers of Anarcy forges new ground in the realm of travel writing. (6 articles)

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