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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 ...

Dear Vee, what do I do when I find out I’m not the only person someone is talking to?

Dear Vee, what do I do when I find out I’m not the only person someone is talking to?

October 18, 2016
Filed under Opinion

So you've been getting pretty close with someone; Text messages are starting to get more intimate, more time is being spent with that person, it's even harder to get this person off your mind now. Then all of a sudden that person starts to give off subtle signs that you may not be the only one they'...

The effects of 9/11 today

Danielle Anzures, Staff Writer
October 10, 2016
Filed under Opinion

The tragedy of 9/11, that killed around 3,000 Americans, has left an impact on the United States that is still seen today in it’s people. Since that day the feeling of insecurity, fear and anger became prevalent in many Americans. For some, it was a call to blind hatred towards Muslims. This event sha...

Celebración de Independencia En Centroamérica?

Celebración de Independencia En Centroamérica?

Mayra Chulo, Staff Writer
September 28, 2016
Filed under Opinion

El día de la independencia es celebrado en varios países tales como El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua y Costa Rica. Ésta celebración que se realiza por Decreto Legislativo Centroamericano dice que cada 15 de Septiembre se celebrará el día de la independencia. Desde el año 1821 hasta esta fecha...

Dear Vee, why ask advice?

Dear Vee, why ask advice?

September 27, 2016
Filed under Opinion

One person can change the world, or at least the clear up any confusion. Ever had a question in class but were too afraid to ask it? Then that one person in class raises their hand and has the exact same question but actually decided to get an answer. It cleared up your confusion as well right? Your...

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