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Uber CEO under fire for breaching Apple’s privacy guidelines

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Writer

May 9, 2017


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Uber’s C.E.O., Travis Kalanick, has recently risked having the Uber app removed from the Apple App Store after it was discovered that Uber had been secretly identifying and tagging iPhones long after the app had been deleted from one's phone— violating Apple’s privacy guidelines. This illegal act...

Long Time Administrator, VPAA, Dr. Joanna Schilling Becomes Cypress College’s President

Long Time Administrator, VPAA, Dr. Joanna Schilling Becomes Cypress College’s President

Zachary Mejia, Managing Editor

May 2, 2017


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This semester Rio Hondo College not only bids farewell to Spring 2017 graduates but also to Interim Vice President Dr. Joanna Schilling. After meeting with Cypress College’s board of trustees, and addressing the college’s campus community at an open forum, with five other finalists, Schilling was ...

Armenian Genocide Memorial in Southern California

Lisa Garcia, Staff Writer

May 2, 2017


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Thousands of people gathered at the Montebello monument April 24th to commemorate the 102nd anniversary of the Armenian genocide. Many gathered to hear speakers such as Congressman Adam Schiff, California treasurer John Chiang, as well as others that shared their stories. The yearly event occurs April 24th...

Shooting spree throughout Whittier, Pico Rivera and La Mirada

Corbin Boone and Diana Juarez

May 2, 2017


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One person died and three were wounded when an unidentified gunman went on a shooting spree through the cities of Whittier, Pico Rivera, and La Mirada on Saturday, April 29. The dead victim was only specified to be an older male and three wounded people were taken to nearby hospitals. "The crime wa...

El Monte hosts a free immigration forum at local church

Victor Lozano, Staff Writer

May 2, 2017


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The City of El Monte and its partners hosted an informational forum on immigration and resource fair for community members at the Nativity Catholic Church April 27. After a similar event called “Know Your Rights” seminar at the Grace T. Black auditorium in El Monte that was hosted by Congressw...

Uber CEO under fire for breaching Apple’s privacy guidelines

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor

May 2, 2017


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Uber’s C.E.O., Travis Kalanick, has recently risked having the Uber app removed from the Apple App Store after it was discovered that Uber had been secretly identifying and tagging iPhones long after the app had been deleted from one's phone— violating Apple’s privacy guidelines. This illegal act...

No Hate or Fear, Immigrants Welcome Here!

No Hate or Fear, Immigrants Welcome Here!

Noah Garcia, Opinion Editor

May 1, 2017


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Hundreds of people spent their first day of May gathering in Downtown L.A to protest the recent string of anti-immigration policies. Calling it the MayDay March and Rally, taken from their website go.peoplepower.org, all groups participating declared their opposition to President Trump and his policie...

Elevated Lead Levels Poisoning Families in L.A. County

Xavier Alatorre, Staff Writer

April 26, 2017


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Across Los Angeles County, more than 15,000 children under 6 tested high for lead between 2011 and 2015, according to an investigation by Reuters. 323 neighborhoods were identified as having elevated levels of lead that were as high as the levels in Flint, Michigan. The data gathered by Reuters reveals that ...

North Korea Warns of “Super-Mighty” Preemptive Strike

Xavier Alatorre, Staff Writer

April 26, 2017


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Tensions are reaching a fever pitch on the Korean Peninsula between the United States and North Korea as the isolated nation threatened the U.S. with a “super-mighty preemptive strike” after U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was looking to increase pressure on the North Korean regime. The...

Worldwide: March for Science

Danielle Anzures, Staff Writer

April 25, 2017


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Thousands of scientists and supporters of scientific inquiry gathered in Downtown LA April 22 to take part in one of the 600 demonstrations that took place on Earth Day going on around the world, according to the Los Angeles Times. The March for Science Los Angeles goal was to “defend the vital role...

Federal authorities knew about hundreds of Wells Fargo whistleblowers

Zachary Mejia, Managing Editor

April 25, 2017


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New revelations have surfaced in the Wells Fargo fake account debacle, and can be considered the most troubling since the scandal was first uncovered September of last year. A report released by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, an independent bank regulating bureau within the U.S Treasury,...

U.S. soda sales drop for 12th straight year

Danielle Anzures, Staff Writer

April 25, 2017


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For the 12th year in a row, soda sales in the United States have dropped, with 2016 sales dropping by 1.2 percent, according to a report made by trade publication Beverage Digest. The decrease is thought to have occurred because of consumers wanting healthier choices and the sugar taxes that were made ...

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