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Starbucks red cups cause controversy on social media

Starbucks red cups cause controversy on social media

Maria Martinez, Staff Writer
November 15
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

One thing that keeps the spirits bright and alive with a little hint of warmth on this year’s holiday season are the much anticipated Starbucks holiday cups that were released on Nov. 1. However, people all over social media are responding to criticism that Starbucks is waging a war on Christma...

Oryx and Crake: Explore Atwood’s speculative scientific world

Oryx and Crake: Explore Atwood’s speculative scientific world

Yiyun Zhang, Senior Staff Writer
November 14
Filed under A&E, Opinion

Margaret Atwood's first book of her best selling trilogy, Oryx and Crake, was published in 2003 and has received profound applause from the crowd. While readers were suspicious about the technology described by the book when it was published a decade ago, as the time goes on, some of the scien...

Top ten modern horror films

Top ten modern horror films

Marlena Etheridge and Ronnie Etheridge
November 8
Filed under A&E, Opinion

Halloween has passed but it doesn't mean we still cannot enjoy a scary movie. Just about everyone has seen the classic horror films from master horror film director John Carpenter such as "The Thing", "The Fog",  and "Halloween". All of which have been remade for this generation but none have l...

Lost but not forgotten, welcome to ‘Tree Hill’

Lost but not forgotten, welcome to ‘Tree Hill’

Ryan Guerrero, Arts & Entertainment Editor
November 3
Filed under Opinion

*SPOILER ALERT* As we all know, TV shows come and go throughout history. Some are remembered for their longevity (Friends, Seinfeld, etc.) or their popularity (American Horror Story, Orange is the New Black, etc.), while others are short lived and hardly ever spoken about. After re-watching on Netflix an ...

Adam & Eve: Advice on relationships

Adam & Eve: Advice on relationships

Adam & Eve
October 27
Filed under Adam and Eve, Opinion

Adam & Eve: Advice on Relationships Quote of the week: “We may love the wrong person or cry for the wrong reason. But one thing is sure, mistakes help us find the right person” – Unknown How does one maintain a healthy relationship? Eve: I think I am pretty good at keeping a long healthy re...

Does the government use propaganda to enlist young citizens into joining the military?

Does the government use propaganda to enlist young citizens into joining the military?

Rick Loza, Staff Writer
October 26
Filed under Opinion

In today's society, young adults are joining the army because they are being manipulated on what the media portrays in video games. Video games such as "Call of Duty", "Battlefield", and "Halo" use terrorism propaganda to make a profit on these games and cause young citizens to enlist into the army. ...

Thank You

Thank You

Noah Cervantes, Staff Writer
October 23
Filed under Opinion

The term “First World Problems” is used a lot. While it probably isn’t as popular to mention as it was a few years ago, I still find it to be a humorous and relative term. For example, I have a pretty old cell phone. I’m pretty cheap when it comes to technology, so when I went to the all-powerful...

A void filled

A void filled

Carlos Alvarado Jr, Staff writer
October 22
Filed under Opinion

Lamar Odom, two time NBA champion with the Los Angeles Lakers was found unresponsive at a Nevada brothel after a three-day binge of cocaine and herbal supplements. On Wednesday morning ,reports said; Odom, 35 and father of two was on life support and unconscious. On Aug. 11, 2014 actor and comedian...

Disneyland’s greed still won’t thin the herd

Disneyland’s greed still won’t thin the herd

Crystian Mendoza, Staff Writer
October 20
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

For those of you who may or may not have known, Disneyland has recently made some major changes that will affect pass holders and those just looking to spend a day at the park for a fun filled time with their friends or family. The two first major changes are the new passes that Disneyland...

Student Speak Out

Student Speak Out

Carlos Alvarado Jr., Staff Writer
October 15
Filed under Opinion, People Speak

In regards to the shooting in Oregon, what are you willing to die for, and why? Robert Coffman 53, What I’m will to die for is Jesus Christ, my Lord and savior because of the fact that he died for us first and has given us a second chance at life to be able to come to Him, I know that without Him in my life I can do nothing.   Giovanni Herna...

Speak Out: In regards to the Oregon shooting and the singled out Christians who took bullets for what they believed in: What would you be willing to die for?

Speak Out: In regards to the Oregon shooting and the singled out Christians who took bullets for what they believed in: What would you be willing to die for?

Alexandra Del Salto, Staff Writer
October 13
Filed under Opinion, People Speak

“This is definitely something you have to think about…It has to be something very deep and that you’ve fought for your whole life…Me, I’m still 17, I don’t have much that I can say yet but….I would say my family. I really love my family. I’d take a bullet for my family because alt...

Adam & Eve: Halloween

Adam & Eve: Halloween

Adam & Eve
October 9
Filed under Adam and Eve, Opinion

Quote of the week: “It's Halloween, everyone's entitled to one good scare.” (1978 Halloween). How old is too old for Trick or Treating? Eve: My last year that I joined in the festivities of Trick or Treating was my 7th grade year, and it was honestly my most memorable time because I was able to go with a group of fr...

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