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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...

Death Wish: Movie Review

Death Wish: Movie Review

Michael Khuraibet, Digital Editor-in-Chief

March 3, 2018


Filed under A&E, Opinion

Eli Roth is not a director known for complexity and depth. With films such as Hostel and Cabin Fever, Roth built a reputation as a horror movie director. I actually didn't know he directed the remake of the 1974 Charles Bronson film, Death Wish. With it, however, I think Roth broke out of his c...

“Doctor Rules Menstrual Cramps as Painful as Heart Attacks”: Well DUH!

“Doctor Rules Menstrual Cramps as Painful as Heart Attacks”: Well DUH!

Autumn Lewis, Reporter

March 2, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles, Opinion, People Speak

A professor of reproductive health at University College London and doctor, John Guillebaud, stated that patients have described cramping pain, also known as Dysmenorrhea, as 'almost as bad as having a heart attack.' Yes, folks. Something that women have known since the beginning of time itself...

“You Gotta Take This Class”: History of Rap Music and Hip Hop Culture

“You Gotta Take This Class”: History of Rap Music and Hip Hop Culture

Autumn Lewis, Reporter

February 26, 2018


Filed under A&E, Lifestyles, Opinion, People Speak, Top Stories

Looking to fulfill your arts requirement in your general education while learning about the kind music you listen to on a daily basis? This is the class for you. With Rap music and Hip Hop Culture being so prominent in today's society, especially with the millineal generation, its only right that...

Stop Comparing Your Life To Others

Jose Ahumada, Reporter

February 26, 2018


Filed under Opinion

We’ve all been there at one point in our life. We compare our lives to other people based on their success or where they’re at in life. Sometimes even compare ourselves to people thinking we’re better than them. This is a not a good mindset to have in life. Not comparing yourself to others is easier sa...

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