San Francisco Chronicle Features Op-Ed On Raiders Move By Sociology Major Alan Urbina

Frame grab of San Francisco Chronicle commentary by SMC sociology major Alan Urbina '18.The San Francisco Chronicle features an insightful op-ed by Saint Mary's student Alan Urbina '18. A junior and a sociology major, Urbina writes about his appreciation for the hope the Oakland Raiders provided for him as a young NFL fan, growing up in challenging circumstances in Richmond. He also gives a nod, in civic appreciation, for the tough decision Oakland Mayor Libby Schaff made in not providing millions of municipal dollars— needed for schools, infrastructure and law enforcement — to build a stadium to keep the team from moving to Las Vegas.  Read Urbina's commentary “Raiders gave me hope, identity — but Schaaf did the right thing.” 

Date of Mention: 
Tuesday, March 28, 2017