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Are Disney Princesses Good Role Models

Are Disney Princesses Good Role Models

Danielle Anzures, A&E Editor

October 10, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Disney princesses, especially ones from the beginning generation, tend to get a bad rap when it comes to being good role models for children, primarily young girls. Often time it’s common to see critics tear down these popular characters and go over the reasons they aren’t good representation. Snow Wh...

Miley Cyrus ‘Younger Now’ Album Review

Miley Cyrus ‘Younger Now’ Album Review

Anthony Moreno, Reporter

October 10, 2017


Filed under A&E, Opinion, Top Stories

Miley Cyrus just released her sixth studio album on Friday. 'Younger Now' has a country pop feel and is definitely a departure from all past iterations of Cyrus. We all know Miley Cyrus as Hannah Montana. The hit Disney series went for four seasons and spawned a music superstar. After Hannah Montana...

Twitter May Roll Out a 280 Character Limit Instead of 140

Twitter May Roll Out a 280 Character Limit Instead of 140

Autumn Lewis, Reporter

October 10, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, News, Opinion, People Speak, Top Stories

A tweet that may change the Twitter world forever has been tweeted. The message came from the official account of Twitter, asking users, "Can’t fit your Tweet into 140 characters? We’re trying something new with a small group, and increasing the character limit to 280!" That means double the...

Fenty Beauty is it worth it or not?

Fenty Beauty is it worth it or not?

Stephanie Medina, Staff writer

September 17, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Opinion, Top Stories

September 8 took the beauty world by storm. Fenty Beauty was released in 150 countries and had people waiting in line for hours to get their hands on the collection. Fenty, a diverse new makeup company created by pop megastar Rihanna, had a stellar debut and it's not hard to see why. With 40 shades...

Study Reveals Women Are More Likely to Lose Interest in Sex

Study Reveals Women Are More Likely to Lose Interest in Sex

Danielle Anzures, Staff writer

September 17, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Opinion, Science & Tech, Top Stories

While men and women will with time lose the spark in the bedroom science finds women lose the interest quicker. The study, published in BMJ Open, conducted the study with 4,839 British men and 6,669 British women aged 16-74 through a survey. With the survey, it was found out that 15% of men and 34%...

Octogenarian: The Pillar of Her Family

Octogenarian: The Pillar of Her Family

Yolanda Ramirez, Guest Writer

May 10, 2017


Filed under Opinion

My mother Maria del Socorro Anaya Mora, “Doña Coco”, was born 80 years ago this May. She is the marble-strong pillar of strength that holds our family together...and she was an undocumented immigrant who had the courage to leave six children behind to seek the American Dream in 1974. My grandmother,...

Never Forget, Never Reject

Rudolfo Pinedo, Guest Writer

May 2, 2017


Filed under Opinion

This past Wednesday I spent the day commemorating the 102nd anniversary of the Armenian Genocide with marchers from all over southern California. Being of Hispanic decent; I personally asked myself: “Rudy Pinedo, you’re a Mexican. What’s a guy like me going to a rally that has no ties or a...

People Don’t Want Diversity?: Marvel Sales Drop

People Don’t Want Diversity?: Marvel Sales Drop

Danielle Anzures, Staff Writer

May 2, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Marvel’s vice president of sales, David Gabriel has faced criticism after saying that comic book sales were dropping because readers are not embracing the new diversity. In an interview with ICv2, Gabriel said that he was told by the Marvel Retailer Summit that fans were not into the new female he...

You Are Better than Your Parents

Noah Garcia, Opinion Editor

May 2, 2017


Filed under Opinion

If there’s one thing I strive to not become, it's being a martyr of my parent’s ideals. There is an everlasting gift that one's parental figure gives, whether or not they are present at all in your life. The gift is an interpersonal ghost that lingers on people and is theirs until they are dead: ...

Should the president be presented as infallible?

Jennifer Espana, Staff Writer

April 25, 2017


Filed under Opinion

It’s always best to know what’s actually going on in our country, especially when it’s got to do with a neighboring country. At times even I get freaked out by the things the media shares with us but, they’re the ones who are brave enough to tell us what’s actually going on. I want my presiden...

’13 Reasons Why’: Was Hanna Baker’s Final Scene Necessary?

’13 Reasons Why’: Was Hanna Baker’s Final Scene Necessary?

Jennifer Espana and Diana Juarez

April 18, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Netflix has released yet another amazing series, “13 Reasons Why” is based on the best selling novel by Jay Asher. The story follows the aftermath of a suicide, and if you haven’t watched the show I suggest you stop reading now since there are major spoilers in the rest of the article. You have b...

Killing a Whitewasher : Ghost in the shell

Killing a Whitewasher : Ghost in the shell

Noah Garcia, Opinion Editor

April 10, 2017


Filed under Opinion

It’s always satisfying to find meaning in a film, especially when you had no preconceived notions  going into it. After watching the film Ghost in the Shell, I had my own personal realization about the film that I didn’t expect. This is the type of film which is crafted to be visually stunning but lac...

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