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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...

Save The Bees, Don’t Kill Them

Cesar Gonzalez, Reporter

March 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion

          We, as human beings need food to live, and I personally love food. And the truth is that  we all need food to live, and for powering our bodies to get us through the day. Eating food is definitely a comforting thing, but whom do we really have to thank for its production? Famers?...

Why Representation Matters

Dante Lopez- Bennett, Copy Editor

March 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion

I have a theory that representation matters because we’re not all in the position of being as free from the actions of others as we’d like to think that we are. Point me to the system that can account for every single little nuance of our complicated natures. The bits and pieces of our individu...

Why There Isn’t Much Coverage of the Syrian Civil War

Dante Lopez-Bennett, Copy Editor

March 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion

If I were to be the grandest architect of a scheme in which I Madoff with the spoils of war, I wouldn’t tell a soul. As if things were about to play out on stage, the curtains would remain closed so as to heighten the anticipation for all of those in attendance. As director of the newest newsworthy specta...

Black History Month

Dante Lopez- Bennett, Copy Editor

March 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion

It’s ironic, that those who choose to use disrespectful views have the audacity to rebuke the beauty of sentiments that we have proven to be self evident and true, before we all inevitably fade to- Black. I often sense you all, marching and moving in vehemence, looking to cling to what shades of g...

Editorial: Make America Wake Again

Dante Lopez-Bennett, Copy Editor

March 12, 2018


Filed under News, Opinion

Since when does the American dream, access to a better education and better quality of living, include resting in peace? Now, in 2018 we reckon. Where presidents refuse to unveil taxes, Canadian rappers are philanthropists, and white supremacists have resolved to do alt-right and kill everything i...

To Fandoms: Don’t Disrespect, Try Understanding First

Jaime Aparicio, Reporter

March 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion

To paraphrase an intelligent and articulate YouTube personality by the name of Chris Hartwell, we live in an age of extremes. All too often do I visit the comments section of a Facebook post or a tweet from another YouTube personality that I notice a random stranger had taken the time to go out of the...

Yesika Salgado Encourages Us Through Heartbreak with New Book Corazon

Sabrina Torres, Reporter

March 5, 2018


Filed under A&E, Opinion

Yesika Salgado is a poet with Salvadoran roots as well as a Los Angeles native. She talks about her family, culture, city, and body positivity. “In the last four years she self published three collections of poetry titled The Luna Poems, WOES and Sentimental Boss Bitch. She is a member of the 2014, 2016 and...

“The World’s Greatest Boyband”

Sabrina Torres, Reporter

March 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The newest boyband everyone is talking about is Brockhampton. The boyband consists of eight members, Kevin Abstract, Matt Champion, Ameer Vann, Merlyn Wood, Rodney Taylor, Dom McLennon, Russell Boring, and Ciaran “Bearface.” McDonald. They are redefining what it means to be a boyband. The Texas r...

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