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Oscars An All White Party?

Oscars An All White Party?

Rafael Alvarado, Staff Writer

February 15, 2016


Filed under Opinion

As a Mexican-American I already see the lack of people of color being represented in media everywhere I go. I want the lack of representation in media to change and I became very upset when the Oscar nominees were announced. I should not have been so offended or stunned after all white males dominate the filmmaking industry leaving people of colo...

Why you should ‘Feel the Bern’

Why you should ‘Feel the Bern’

Noah Garcia, Staff Writer

February 15, 2016


Filed under Opinion

With the presidential elections coming closer everyday, we all must decide who we want to be the leader of our country.  As you can tell be the title, I believe that we should support presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. There are three main points I would like to address his stances on; hea...

Stay strong and don’t allow for the distortion to become the extortion of the mind

Stay strong and don’t allow for the distortion to become the extortion of the mind

Noah Cervantes, Staff Writer

November 30, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

When I heard about what happened last week I nearly lost it. I turned on the news immediately after I first saw the #prayforparis tweets just to make sure I was reading everything clearly. My heart broke every time a new statistic came to fruition- more dead, more injured, more sophisticated plans. The...

Cruelty free products that you can purchase

Cruelty free products that you can purchase

Dulce Flores, Staff Writer

November 22, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Ever wonder where your makeup, the products you use in the shower and any other types of products including food come from? Well the truth is, many products that we use or consume involve testing the product on animals to ensure the safety of humans. Many of the companies test their product...

Starbucks red cups cause controversy on social media

Starbucks red cups cause controversy on social media

Maria Martinez, Staff Writer

November 15, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

One thing that keeps the spirits bright and alive with a little hint of warmth on this year’s holiday season are the much anticipated Starbucks holiday cups that were released on Nov. 1. However, people all over social media are responding to criticism that Starbucks is waging a war on Christma...

Oryx and Crake: Explore Atwood’s speculative scientific world

Oryx and Crake: Explore Atwood’s speculative scientific world

Yiyun Zhang, Senior Staff Writer

November 14, 2015


Filed under A&E, Opinion

Margaret Atwood's first book of her best selling trilogy, Oryx and Crake, was published in 2003 and has received profound applause from the crowd. While readers were suspicious about the technology described by the book when it was published a decade ago, as the time goes on, some of the scien...

Top ten modern horror films

Top ten modern horror films

Marlena Etheridge and Ronnie Etheridge

November 8, 2015


Filed under A&E, Opinion

Halloween has passed but it doesn't mean we still cannot enjoy a scary movie. Just about everyone has seen the classic horror films from master horror film director John Carpenter such as "The Thing", "The Fog",  and "Halloween". All of which have been remade for this generation but none have l...

Lost but not forgotten, welcome to ‘Tree Hill’

Lost but not forgotten, welcome to ‘Tree Hill’

Ryan Guerrero, Arts & Entertainment Editor

November 3, 2015


Filed under Opinion

*SPOILER ALERT* As we all know, TV shows come and go throughout history. Some are remembered for their longevity (Friends, Seinfeld, etc.) or their popularity (American Horror Story, Orange is the New Black, etc.), while others are short lived and hardly ever spoken about. After re-watching on Netflix an ...

Adam & Eve: Advice on relationships

Adam & Eve: Advice on relationships

Adam & Eve

October 27, 2015


Filed under Adam and Eve, Opinion

Adam & Eve: Advice on Relationships Quote of the week: “We may love the wrong person or cry for the wrong reason. But one thing is sure, mistakes help us find the right person” – Unknown How does one maintain a healthy relationship? Eve: I think I am pretty good at keeping a long healthy re...

Does the government use propaganda to enlist young citizens into joining the military?

Does the government use propaganda to enlist young citizens into joining the military?

Rick Loza, Staff Writer

October 26, 2015


Filed under Opinion

In today's society, young adults are joining the army because they are being manipulated on what the media portrays in video games. Video games such as "Call of Duty", "Battlefield", and "Halo" use terrorism propaganda to make a profit on these games and cause young citizens to enlist into the army. ...

Thank You

Thank You

Noah Cervantes, Staff Writer

October 23, 2015


Filed under Opinion

The term “First World Problems” is used a lot. While it probably isn’t as popular to mention as it was a few years ago, I still find it to be a humorous and relative term. For example, I have a pretty old cell phone. I’m pretty cheap when it comes to technology, so when I went to the all-powerful...

A void filled

A void filled

Carlos Alvarado Jr, Staff writer

October 22, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Lamar Odom, two time NBA champion with the Los Angeles Lakers was found unresponsive at a Nevada brothel after a three-day binge of cocaine and herbal supplements. On Wednesday morning ,reports said; Odom, 35 and father of two was on life support and unconscious. On Aug. 11, 2014 actor and comedian...

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