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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...

Non-Black People Should Not Use the Term “N*gga” Period

Non-Black People Should Not Use the Term “N*gga” Period

Autumn Lewis, Reporter

March 19, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

I think its safe to say that for quite some time, who should and should not say the N-word has been a debate. People try and substantiate its use with context. "Well I meant it in the same way as homeboy, or friend, or buddy." People bring up the oh-so obvious excuse say "I'm not saying 'nigger'...

The FBI Agent In Your Webcam Is Not The Only Imaginary Entity To Fear

Dante Lopez- Bennett, Copy Editor

March 19, 2018


Filed under Opinion

I think that perhaps everybody’s scared. Can you truly say that tape has never been over your webcam? Today, webcams are now seen as invasive threats. Truly, if the FBI were Roko’s henchmen and a Basilisk anything but mythological, could hefty middle-aged men be watching our secrets? kept and archived?...

Kim Kardashian West Receives Backlash for New Concealer Kits

Kim Kardashian West Receives Backlash for New Concealer Kits

Stephanie Medina, Reporter

March 19, 2018


Filed under A&E, Opinion

Kim Kardashian West launched new concealer kits that are being released March 23 but not everyone is happy. Fans are saying that her concealer are only going to work for woman who have light skin. The concealer kits only come in 16 different shades but in her campaign photos she has woman in different sizes, ages, and color. Fans have said that she is pretending in her campaign and only used the darker skinned models to get more  sales. Many Fans took to Twitter to express how they feel about her shade range. One person wrote that she ...

Motivation

Jose Ahumada, Reporter

March 19, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles, Opinion

The greatest challenge that we can ever face in life is, well, basically life itself and staying motivated throughout everything it throws at us. Some of those challenges could be passing classes for school, getting promoted at work, choosing what we want to do with our lives, or just about any ot...

Black Women’s History Month

Olivia Venegas, Opinion and Lifestyles Editor

March 16, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, Malcolm X, and Frederick Douglass are just some of the black men in history that have stood out against society on the matters of slavery and civil rights. Often though, there are those who have also done so but are not acknowledged, hidden figures. It is not to say that...

Why White Men are Mostly the Mass Shooters

Olivia Venegas, Opinion and Lifestyles Editor

March 16, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Majority of the public’s opinion of mass shootings believe gun control will completely resolve the issue. While I believe it will help, the reason for mass shootings is not guns, it is toxic masculinity that is exhibited by these white men who believe they are entitled to everything they desire. There...

A Guide on Rejection: The Do’s and Don’ts

A Guide on Rejection: The Do’s and Don’ts

Jennifer Espana and Danielle Anzures

March 13, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The act of having to reject someone or being rejected is something almost everyone will go through in their life, despite this most of us don’t know how to properly deal with either. Emotions and rash decisions could potentially lead to some awkward situations that could ruin a friendship. Here are...

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