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Sep 14, 2022

Dolph Ziggler Wrestles at WWE Monday Night Raw in San Jose

There is perhaps nothing more American than professional wrestling.  More so than baseball or even apple pie, professional wrestling encapsulates the often subtle but equally pervasive elements of pageantry, tongue-in-cheek melodrama and competitive athleticism that define so much of American culture. No one better combines those elements into raucous entertainment...
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K-Ming Chang
Jul 5, 2022

Novelist K-Ming Chang Makes San Jose Her Literary Home

Bestiary, the startling first novel by K-Ming Chang, took place in Montebello, the Southern California city where much of...
Rupi Kaur
May 25, 2022

Rupi Kaur Inspires New Generations of Poets

In 2018, I taught creative writing at a summer program for middle schoolers. One student—a quiet, thoughtful incoming ninth...
Viet Thanh Nguyen
Apr 27, 2022

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Committed

Ink or blood? What’s the difference? Those questions are posed throughout Viet Thanh Nguyen’s latest novel of ideas. In The...
SFAT
Apr 13, 2022

G8 Hits SJ

For professional gamer Zac “SFAT” Cordoni, exactly one thing is at stake at this weekend’s Genesis 8 Super Smash...
Mar 16, 2022

Esme Wang Reads for CLA San Jose

In early February, award-winning novelist and essayist Esmé Weijun Wang took up an exciting new post at San Jose...
Mar 9, 2022

Muwekma Ohlone Dance Again

Jessica Veikune’s brow knits together in concentration as she uses a needle to scoop small beads and pieces of...

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