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What is Love?

Connie Garcia, Staff Writer

November 2, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Have you guys ever heard of the song “What is Love?” by Haddaway? I am sure you all have some time in your life. In that song the first lyrics are: What is Love Baby don’t hurt me Don’t hurt me no more. No one wants to get hurt in a relationship. I know I don’t. Do you ever get afraid ...

Society can’t tame the ‘Queen of Twerking’

Society can’t tame the ‘Queen of Twerking’

Jazmin Lucero, Staff Writer

November 2, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Singer and actress Miley Cyrus, daughter of country singer Billy Ray Cyrus and wife Tish, was actually born Destiny Hope Cyrus. Cyrus’ breakout role was Hannah Montana in Disney’s ‘Hannah Montana’. However, as Hannah Montana came to an end in 2011, the sweet and innocent little Miley Cyrus...

Catholics: Kings of the Aztec Codex

Mauricio A. Chavez, Staff Writer

October 20, 2013


Filed under Opinion

So here is a question that has been cast away and lost in my brain for a few months: Why does The Vatican, a private organized corporation, own the Mesoamerican manuscript known as the Codex Borgia? Codex Borgia was created by indigenous Mexicans, before the 1800’s and it should have never been...

You Vs. Yourself: Detoxifying the Mind

David Loza, Editor in Chief

October 7, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Working with people has taught me something very important. I have over heard many conversations, and have listened to people blame others for their "misfortune." It's rare for someone to say, "Hey, life is great!." No, instead I am surrounded by people walking back and forth with grumpy faces com...

Rio Hondo: Death trap on a hill

alexandria Urzua, Staff Writer

October 2, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Terrorist shootings at public places are unpredictable and can happen anywhere at anytime. In the past, we have seen such tragedy’s leaving many innocent people dead and all we have learned from these incidents are how to “spot” a possible terrorist. This is done by singling out some personality...

Apple Releases the new LiePhone 318,972s

krystyn Bristol, Staff Writer

October 2, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Apple’s hotly anticipated iPhone 5s and 5c were released Friday Sept 20 with assumptions that society’s technological fanatics would go insane. Well Apple, you got your wish. Fights broke out on Colorado Boulevard in Old Town Pasadena, tents were set up in front of Apple stores across the nation,...

Minimum Wage – Raise it up!

Vanessa Gonzales, Contributor

October 2, 2013


Filed under Opinion

“Tonight, let’s declare that in the wealthiest nation on Earth, no one who works full-time should have to live in poverty, and raise the federal minimum wage to $9 an hour,” said President Obama on February 13. The current minimum wage in California is $8 an hour, but next year it will go up...

Can You Really be “Just Friends” with an Ex?

Jazmin Lucero, Staff Writer

October 2, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Is it possible to remain friends with an ex boyfriend or ex girlfriend after the break up? It is definitely attainable but it isn’t easy, under the right circumstances though there isn’t any reason why you cannot be friends with a former flame. I feel like I’m an exception to the “no friends...

How ‘American’ Does Miss America Need to be?

Jazmin Lucero, Staff Writer

September 25, 2013


Filed under Opinion

By now, you’ve all taken some sort of history class so I’ll spare you the boring details, but if I may remind you that our founding fathers rebelled and fought with all their might for America’s freedom, thus the birth of “the land of the free and the home of the brave.” Since then, the United...

Breaking bad for ‘Breaking Bad’

Jesus Soriano, Staff Writer

September 19, 2013


Filed under A&E, Opinion

Just about everyone talks about the hit show ‘Breaking Bad’ nowadays, and for good reason: it’s the best television drama to date. It hasn’t run on for too long like many shows, with its series coming to an end this season, and it didn’t run for too short either. The genius of the entire program...

Pegg and Frost at ‘World’s End’

Jesus Soriano, Staff Writer

September 19, 2013


Filed under A&E, Opinion

British writer-director Edgar Wright, along with his rag-tag team of comedic actors and writers, famously including Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, are back with a third movie installment to finalize their Cornetto trilogy, following up their past comedies Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz. This time around...

Maiden in California

Jesus Soriano, Staff Writer

September 19, 2013


Filed under A&E, Opinion

Friday the 13th couldn’t have been more intense and exciting in San Bernardino this year as the British legends of metal themselves Iron Maiden headlined the last show date in the US for the Maiden England tour, which hit the San Manuel Amphitheatre this month, following a stellar array of other b...

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