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Comparing the Presidency of Ronald Reagan & Donald Trump and What to Expect

Comparing the Presidency of Ronald Reagan & Donald Trump and What to Expect

Dante Lopez-Bennett, Copy Editor

May 22, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Prior to my analysis of conservative America’s most renowned of champions, there should be an understanding that they will go down in history for their infringements upon the world’s conscience. With plenty of courage mustered to brave the depths of the political rabbit hole in America, it would only ...

“Isle of Dogs” being accused of cultural appropriation

“Isle of Dogs” being accused of cultural appropriation

Sabrina Torres Soto

May 16, 2018


Filed under A&E, Opinion

The inspiration Wes Anderson obtained from Japanese culture is evident in his film, Isle of Dogs. But some say this is a shallow representation and appropriates it. “It's a little harder to acknowledge that there's a tourist tone-deafness that comes as part of the package.” It seems to me that A...

Amazon, You Need to Take “Cosby” Off Prime Video Right Now

Amazon, You Need to Take “Cosby” Off Prime Video Right Now

Michael Khuraibet, Digital Editor-in-Chief

May 4, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Someone at Amazon missed a very important memo. One week ago, Bill Cosby was convicted of sexual assault. Earlier today, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences voted to expel Cosby and Roman Polanski, another convicted rapist. Yet inexplicably, three of Cosby's television shows are still availabl...

J Cole’s New Album “K.O.D.” Addresses This Generation’s Drug-Addled Capitalist Society

J Cole’s New Album “K.O.D.” Addresses This Generation’s Drug-Addled Capitalist Society

Autumn Lewis, Reporter

May 2, 2018


Filed under A&E, Opinion, Top Stories

This past Friday, J Cole dropped his fifth studio album "K.O.D." He posted on Twitter a couple days before K.O.D.'s release, stating the words behind the illusive album title's acronym. There are 3 meanings: Kill Our Demons, King Overdosed, and Kids on Drugs. It was no coincidence that Cole...

It’s Time to Pay College Football Athletes

Ignacio Cervantes, Reporter

April 28, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Let’s face it, you and I turn our televisions onto College Football to watch players like Tua Tagovailoa, Alabama Crimson Tide rookie quarterback, make big plays on the big stage. Against the Crimson Tigers in the Football Bowl Subdivision National Championship game, he performed exceptionally wel...

Ronald Reagan and Donald Trump

Dante Lopez- Bennett, Copy Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Prior to my analysis of conservative America’s most renowned of champions, there should be an understanding that they will go down in history for their infringements upon the world’s conscience. With plenty of courage mustered to brave the depths of the political rabbit hole in America, it would only ...

How People Can Still find Racism in Comedy Funny

Dante Lopez- Bennett, Copy Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Where things have no repercussion, there are bound to be truths revealed. It’s odd that in a day of decadence, political correctness is still enforced. Truth and humor walk a fine line between one another you see, as things, in reality, are as far-fetched as all hell and far from our perceived ster...

What Creating Fear Has Done to Us

April 9, 2018


Filed under Opinion

To create fear is a useful tactic for those who want to establish control. It is a tactic used by individuals with ideologies and a lack of resources and/or who are oppressed to achieve a certain kind of goal. Creating fear can be done by anyone, not just those who fit the stereotypical image of “terrorist”...

Ten Years Plus in the Making: My Childhood Leading Up to “Infinity War”

Ten Years Plus in the Making: My Childhood Leading Up to “Infinity War”

Jaime Aparicio, Reporter

April 8, 2018


Filed under Opinion

This coming July marks the tenth anniversary of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Back in  2008, a newly branded Marvel Studios took a chance and released the first film, in what would later be followed by an avalanche of films, “Iron Man.” Today, the character Iron Man is practically known world-...

The Spanish Language is NOT Dying

The Spanish Language is NOT Dying

Olivia Venegas, Opinion and Lifestyles Editor

April 6, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles, Opinion

My childhood and home life is mainly centered on traditional westernized cultural values by only speaking English and ignoring Mexican traditions. Although, I may not look Hispanic I identify myself as thusly regardless of others judgment. My family threw away their Mexican culture even though their...

Party People, Why Do We Party?

Party People, Why Do We Party?

Cesar E. Gonzalez, Staff Reporter

April 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Why Do People Party? By: Cesar E. Gonzalez         In the Los Angeles area there are many ways to have fun, and for some, the nightlife on weekends means partying it up at their favorite music venue. People look forward to these types of events every weekend especially after a long week...

Off-White founder Becomes First Black Man in Men’s Design

Off-White founder Becomes First Black Man in Men’s Design

April 5, 2018


Filed under A&E, Lifestyles, Opinion

Virgil Abloh becomes first black Men’s Wear Designer of Louis Vuitton By: Cesar E. Gonzalez   A shift in the fashion world occured when  urban-wear founder Virgil Abloh, who founded the haute street label Off-White, was named the newest men’s wear Artistic Director of Louis Vuitto...

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