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Security vs Privacy, FBI vs Apple

Security vs Privacy, FBI vs Apple

Carlos Alvarado Jr., Staff writer
February 25, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

After hearing so much about the FBI asking Apple to assist them in the unlocking of the San Bernardino gunman’s iphone by creating a "back door" that as of right now, dose not exist. To then taking it out to our very own campus to ask the students their opinion on Security vs Privacy for the student...

The Good Pope

The Good Pope

Zackary Mejia, Staff Writer
February 24, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Last week Pope Francis's, willingly or not, commented on the abnormality that is Donald Trump's campaign to be President of the United States. When asked on what his thoughts were of the orange menace he stated "A person who thinks only about building walls, wherever they may be, and not building brid...

A Failing Party

A Failing Party

Zackary Mejia, Staff Writer
February 23, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Not since the 1912 presidential elections has the Republican Party been so partitioned. The unnatural phenomenon that is Donald Trump has ruined the party's "establishment" and moderates chances of winning the presidential election. Instead, as it is with Trump in the lead with 67 delegates and Super Tue...

Looking to the future of gaming

Looking to the future of gaming

Catrina Ritter, Staff Writer
February 21, 2016
Filed under Opinion

"Video games have certainly come a long way since Pong." Something my mom said while watching me play Star Wars Battlefront. And she is absolutely right. Video games have and continue to surprise us with cool new developments and games. Here are a few I am excited about. Virtual Reality T...

The High Cost of Killing

The High Cost of Killing

Zackary Mejia, Staff Writer
February 20, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Over the centuries war has evolved in various ways. The ways in which we kill each other, the reasons we kill each other and how we conduct the killing of each other being the most significant. Through the UN and international law, war is supposed to be conducted in a civilized manner in which we,...

Is this the same Tim Burton we once knew?

Is this the same Tim Burton we once knew?

Rick Loza, Staff Writer
February 18, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Ever since I was little I have always been a Tim Burton fan. I remember the first movie I watched from Tim Burton was Batman Returns which came out in 1992; featuring Michael Keaton as Batman, Danny Devito as Penguin, and Michelle Pfeiffer as Catwoman. I was 6-years-old at the time, and I remember being fascinated by the settings, the well-devel...

The horrors of a remake

Rose Loza, Staff Writer
February 18, 2016
Filed under Opinion

To make a movie memorable, especially those people watch again and again even if they’re not the most serious and tend to be on the goofy and adventurous side a lot has to go into it. I think it’s the unforgettable lines and sometimes even the cheesiest moments. That’s what makes a classic movie...

A Trekkie’s Opinion On The JJ Abrams Star Trek Movies

A Trekkie’s Opinion On The JJ Abrams Star Trek Movies

Catrina Ritter, Staff Writer
February 16, 2016
Filed under Opinion

*May contain spoilers for those that have never seen the 2009 or 2013 Star Trek movies and plan on doing so* In 2009, a Star Trek reboot was released into theaters. I, being a life long Trekkie, was excited that there was a new movie. Since then there has been one other film, Star Trek Into Darkness, a...

Is God a homosexual?

Is God a homosexual?

Zackary Mejia, Staff Writer
February 15, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Religious institutions and organizations have been the only community within society that ardently works to villainize, criminalize and more recently shun the homosexual community. It is interesting to see the evolution of God’s homophobia mediated through his worshipers, from the 16th century wh...

Staying Fit or Staying Trendy?

Staying Fit or Staying Trendy?

Adam Calleja, Staff Writer
February 15, 2016
Filed under Opinion

A gym membership and an organized meal plan has never been so popular as it is today. The fitness and health lifestyle has never been embraced as much as it is today either. What is so attractive about this lifestyle? Is it the results that appear in our physical appearance leading to the ultimate...

To Spend or not to Spend: Valentine’s Day strikes again

To Spend or not to Spend: Valentine’s Day strikes again

Rick Loza, Staff Writer
February 15, 2016
Filed under Opinion

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the phrase Valentine’s Day? I bet most people think of chocolates, candies, teddy bears, flowers, hotels, diamond rings, and fancy restaurant reservations. But, if you pay close attention, you will see these are all elegant gifts that can...

Oscars An All White Party?

Oscars An All White Party?

Rafael Alvarado, Staff Writer
February 15, 2016
Filed under Opinion

As a Mexican-American I already see the lack of people of color being represented in media everywhere I go. I want the lack of representation in media to change and I became very upset when the Oscar nominees were announced. I should not have been so offended or stunned after all white males dominate the filmmaking industry leaving people of colo...

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