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Ask Ms. Dollar Wise

November 15, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Dear Ms. Dollar Wise, I’m feeling stuck in a cycle of envy and jealousy.  Many of my friends seem to have money to spend, drive fancy cars, eat out a lot, and go to expensive events.  I want this lifestyle as well.  I end up spending money I don’t have on stuff I don’t need and putting i...

Trump Supporters on Campus: Why He Has My Vote

Diana Juarez, Copy Editor
November 15, 2016
Filed under Opinion

As I write this article, the election hasn’t happened yet. We sit here with knots in our stomachs and a nervous energy that makes us restless about the results. Regardless of who your candidates are or what propositions and proposals you’re voting on, this election has been nerve racking in the w...

Should we go to Mars?

Should we go to Mars?

Mayra Chulo, Staff Writer
November 15, 2016
Filed under Opinion

“Everything is possible in this life as long as you work hard to achieve.” President Barack Obama announced last week that people should go to the red planet, not just to visit the surface but also to live for a longer period of time. “These missions will teach us how humans can live far f...

Dear Vee, How do I get over the fear of failing?

Dear Vee, How do I get over the fear of failing?

November 10, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Well, first make sure you remind yourself that everyone fears failure. No one wants to fail at anything they’re doing, it’s not the best feeling. Now, take a moment to imagine yourself in a situation you’re afraid to fail in, and allow yourself to fail. (This is only visualization, relax.) Alr...

Dear Vee, Is there a line between helping a friend and being nosey?

Dear Vee, Is there a line between helping a friend and being nosey?

November 10, 2016
Filed under Opinion

This is a tough one because if you see a friend dealing with something you know you can help with, you automatically want to help them. However, when someone is ready to open up about what they are dealing with they will. Whenever a situation becomes unbearable for a person they will let you know and...

The Benefits of LGBTQ+ Themes in Cartoons

The Benefits of LGBTQ+ Themes in Cartoons

Danielle Anzures, Staff Writer
November 3, 2016
Filed under Opinion

In recent years, the presence of LGBTQ+ themes in cartoons have become more prominent. Major cartoon channels like Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network have taken big strides towards including more representation in their cartoons. When Nickelodeon ended The Legend of Korra in 2014, it did so with their two main female c...

Beauty in the eye of the beholder

Beauty in the eye of the beholder

Yahaira Urbina, Staff Writer
October 24, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Nine Women pose to make a statement. The phrase “beauty is in the eye of the beholder,” signifies that beauty is perceived differently by a variety of people. Pretty self explanatory. In this day and age, beauty is defined within commercials, window shopping, magazines, movies, etc. It has become ...

Dear Vee, why vote?

Dear Vee, why vote?

October 20, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Alright so it's no secret that the 2016 election is definitely one this country has never seen before. We have the wife of a former president and a reality TV show host turned politician in the running for President of the United States. Unfortunately, I’ve heard lots of talk about choosing not to v...

The treatment of 2D animation against 3D animation

The treatment of 2D animation against 3D animation

Danielle Anzures, Staff Writer
October 19, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Animation has taken some big strives since it first emerged in the 1900s, both in animation and storytelling, but with all this change it can leave a desire for the old. While 2D animation isn’t extinct, as it's still a main medium for cartoons, on the big screen the numbers of 2D films is dying ou...

La importancia del voto

Mayra Chulo, Staff Writer
October 18, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Director de la Junta de Colegios Comunitarios de Los Ángeles, Mike Eng, habló a los estudiantes sobre la importancia de votar y la participación política en el Teatro Wray el 29 de septiembre. Eng es el actual vicepresidente de la Junta Directiva para los colegios comunitarios del distrito de...

Vegas under 21 is possible

Vegas under 21 is possible

Adam Calleja, Staff Writer
October 18, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Las Vegas is always the desired destination to get away and celebrate with a group of friends, when one finally reaches the legal drinking age of 21. Although, there are those who are eager to party at the same level despite the fact that they aren’t of age. A Vegas trip for a group of friends where...

Criminal art: Understanding the graffiti artist

Criminal art: Understanding the graffiti artist

Jake Laurell, Staff Writer
October 18, 2016
Filed under Opinion

From the never ending metropolitan cityscape scattered across Southern California, to the vibrant erratic colored walls in Venice Beach; graffiti is as natural to us as catching traffic on the 10 freeway during rush hour. Just walking into downtown LA you will see billboards “bombed out,” or bus stops ...

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