Archives for July 2012

Getting into California

By Sandy Chang, Sales and Marketing Intern at Heyday, B.A. Candidate in English, Stanford University, 2013 On my second day at Heyday, Lillian, one of my supervisors, turned around from the passenger seat of the car and smiled, “Today is a great day for research. Let’s go hiking at a preserve one of our fall books […]

Jeff Lustig (1943-2012)

Jeff Lustig died last month. I miss him greatly. He was a very close friend—we’d get together two or three times a month to push chess pieces around and talk and laugh. He was so witty, so sharp, so enraged by the greed, hypocrisy, and stupidity of the world, so delighted by acts of courage […]

Just get out into the world

James O’Hagan was a Sales and Marketing Intern at Heyday during the summer of 2012. When offered the opportunity to work as an intern at Heyday, I was excited for the chance to gain experience and insight into the publishing industry. With the end of my time as an undergraduate student approaching, I am faced […]

Oakland Museum of California and Heyday Co-Present Historic Unveiling of Rare Ohlone Basket

Commissioned Native American basket is the first of its kind to be made in nearly 250 years Free community celebration on Saturday, July 28, from 1 to 3 pm, honors Native American traditions, commemorates 25th anniversary of News from Native California magazine, and welcomes Ohlone basket into OMCA’s collection (OAKLAND, CA) June 25, 2012—The Oakland Museum of California […]

Heyday makes me feel better about the world

Ramona Itule-Patigian was a Sales and Marketing Intern at Heyday during the summer of 2012. Just before I started my internship at Heyday, my non-Californian hometown of Tucson, Arizona, made the headlines. Unfortunately, it was for something that I found deeply upsetting. The Arizona Department of Education had forced the Tucson Unified School District to […]