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El Niño affects climate change

El Niño affects climate change

Rick Loza, Staff Writer

February 29, 2016


Filed under Opinion

When I was a child, I remember I always enjoyed the winter season. I have always been fascinated with cold weather because of its dark, gloomy and rainy weather patterns. I also enjoyed the fresh breeze and the n before the hard rain hit the ground. My earliest memory of winter was when I took a...

Delegates going up on a Tuesday

Delegates going up on a Tuesday

Nicolas Trujillo, Staff writer

February 28, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

The Nevada caucus was held on Feb. 23 and it came to no surprise that Donald Trump won by a large margin, nearly 46 percent of votes. Trump was predicted to win and with Jeb Bush withdrawing his candidacy, it is starting to look likely that Trump will win the Republican nomination for President. Even...

Was Aaron Gordon Robbed of a Dunk Title?

Was Aaron Gordon Robbed of a Dunk Title?

Adam Calleja, Staff Writer

February 28, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Scoring incredible TV ratings, this past NBA All-Star Weekend may have held arguably the most entertaining, yet controversial dunk contest in NBA dunk contest history. Zach Lavine ended up taking home the trophy but most viewers and fans claimed that the runner-up, Aaron Gordon, was absolutely robbed ...

Do luxuries bring happiness to our lives?

Do luxuries bring happiness to our lives?

Tony Ruiz, Staff Writer

February 28, 2016


Filed under Opinion

In today’s society I strongly believe that the luxuries we have in our life bring complete happiness. Many of us all have some type of luxury in our life no matter how small or big it might be. In our society today there are there types of luxuries that everybody works to get and those items are...

Pokémon: 20 Years Young

Pokémon: 20 Years Young

Danny Celiz, KRHC Station Manager

February 27, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Here is something that will make you feel old: 20 years ago Pokémon was released in Japan on February 27, 1996. It is hard to believe that something a lot of us grew up on is now celebrating it’s platinum anniversary. After all this was a huge part in almost any kid’s life in the 90’s. What type of ...

Security vs Privacy, FBI vs Apple

Security vs Privacy, FBI vs Apple

Carlos Alvarado Jr., Staff writer

February 25, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

After hearing so much about the FBI asking Apple to assist them in the unlocking of the San Bernardino gunman’s iphone by creating a "back door" that as of right now, dose not exist. To then taking it out to our very own campus to ask the students their opinion on Security vs Privacy for the student...

The Good Pope

The Good Pope

Zackary Mejia, Staff Writer

February 24, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Last week Pope Francis's, willingly or not, commented on the abnormality that is Donald Trump's campaign to be President of the United States. When asked on what his thoughts were of the orange menace he stated "A person who thinks only about building walls, wherever they may be, and not building brid...

A Failing Party

A Failing Party

Zackary Mejia, Staff Writer

February 23, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Not since the 1912 presidential elections has the Republican Party been so partitioned. The unnatural phenomenon that is Donald Trump has ruined the party's "establishment" and moderates chances of winning the presidential election. Instead, as it is with Trump in the lead with 67 delegates and Super Tue...

Looking to the future of gaming

Looking to the future of gaming

Catrina Ritter, Staff Writer

February 20, 2016


Filed under Opinion

"Video games have certainly come a long way since Pong." Something my mom said while watching me play Star Wars Battlefront. And she is absolutely right. Video games have and continue to surprise us with cool new developments and games. Here are a few I am excited about. Virtual Reality T...

The High Cost of Killing

The High Cost of Killing

Zackary Mejia, Staff Writer

February 20, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Over the centuries war has evolved in various ways. The ways in which we kill each other, the reasons we kill each other and how we conduct the killing of each other being the most significant. Through the UN and international law, war is supposed to be conducted in a civilized manner in which we,...

Is this the same Tim Burton we once knew?

Is this the same Tim Burton we once knew?

Rick Loza, Staff Writer

February 18, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Ever since I was little I have always been a Tim Burton fan. I remember the first movie I watched from Tim Burton was Batman Returns which came out in 1992; featuring Michael Keaton as Batman, Danny Devito as Penguin, and Michelle Pfeiffer as Catwoman. I was 6-years-old at the time, and I remember being fascinated by the settings, the well-devel...

The horrors of a remake

Rose Loza, Staff Writer

February 18, 2016


Filed under Opinion

To make a movie memorable, especially those people watch again and again even if they’re not the most serious and tend to be on the goofy and adventurous side a lot has to go into it. I think it’s the unforgettable lines and sometimes even the cheesiest moments. That’s what makes a classic movie...

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