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You Are Better than Your Parents

Noah Garcia, Opinion Editor
May 2, 2017
Filed under Opinion

If there’s one thing I strive to not become, it's being a martyr of my parent’s ideals. There is an everlasting gift that one's parental figure gives, whether or not they are present at all in your life. The gift is an interpersonal ghost that lingers on people and is theirs until they are dead: ...

Should the president be presented as infallible?

Jennifer Espana, Staff Writer
April 25, 2017
Filed under Opinion

It’s always best to know what’s actually going on in our country, especially when it’s got to do with a neighboring country. At times even I get freaked out by the things the media shares with us but, they’re the ones who are brave enough to tell us what’s actually going on. I want my presiden...

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, 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...

Why Music Scores are Essential to Film

Why Music Scores are Essential to Film

Rafael Alvarado, Staff Writer
May 4, 2016
Filed under Opinion

People might go to the movie theaters to watch a film based on fan-base hype or the famous people cast in the film to draw the audience in. However, famous films are not only known for the people involved or their fantastic story lines, but by the films’ amazing, memorable scores. Scores can help boost...

How I got into a four-year university without seeing a counselor

How I got into a four-year university without seeing a counselor

Ryan Guerrero, Managing Editor
April 14, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Throughout high school, teachers, administrators, and other academic faculty guide you through your journey towards graduation. Whether it was choosing classes, encouraging you to take challenging courses, or telling you that summer school was essential; counselors were always monitoring and helping...

Ghostbusters Reboot A Flop?

Ghostbusters Reboot A Flop?

Rafael Alvarado, staff writer
March 25, 2016
Filed under Opinion

On March 3, 2016 Sony Entertainment released the first trailer for Paul Feig’s reboot Ghostbusters film, however, with not much enthusiasm from the online community. Online users from all over flocked to Sony’s YouTube page to watch the much anticipated trailer but were not happy with the results. In...

Do luxuries bring happiness to our lives?

Do luxuries bring happiness to our lives?

Tony Ruiz, Staff Writer
February 28, 2016
Filed under Opinion

In today’s society I strongly believe that the luxuries we have in our life bring complete happiness. Many of us all have some type of luxury in our life no matter how small or big it might be. In our society today there are there types of luxuries that everybody works to get and those items are...

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...

Why you should ‘Feel the Bern’

Why you should ‘Feel the Bern’

Noah Garcia, Staff Writer
February 15, 2016
Filed under Opinion

With the presidential elections coming closer everyday, we all must decide who we want to be the leader of our country.  As you can tell be the title, I believe that we should support presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. There are three main points I would like to address his stances on; hea...

Stay strong and don’t allow for the distortion to become the extortion of the mind

Stay strong and don’t allow for the distortion to become the extortion of the mind

Noah Cervantes, Staff Writer
November 30, 2015
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

When I heard about what happened last week I nearly lost it. I turned on the news immediately after I first saw the #prayforparis tweets just to make sure I was reading everything clearly. My heart broke every time a new statistic came to fruition- more dead, more injured, more sophisticated plans. The...

It’s Tough Being A Girl

It’s Tough Being A Girl

Destiny Lopez, Staff Writer
September 29, 2015
Filed under Opinion

Do you know the feeling from when you apply to dozens and dozens of jobs and you feel obligated to give up and throw in the towel, but then you get that email or phone call from the manager asking you to come in for an interview after so much anxiety and anticipation? When you get to the interview a...

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