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Is Your Information Safe? Over 48 Million Online User Profiles Leaked

Is Your Information Safe? Over 48 Million Online User Profiles Leaked

April 22, 2018


Filed under Science & Tech, Top Stories

Are you sure your information is safe on the ‘net? Forty-eight million user profiles from the likes of Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn had their information leaked, without their knowledge or consent, by a little-known data firm back in February of this year.  The incident just came to light this ...

Trump’s War on Amazon

Trump’s War on Amazon

Michael Khuraibet, Digital Editor-in-Chief

April 2, 2018


Filed under News

Early Thursday morning, President Donald Trump began to wage war on an enemy the United States has never battled: Amazon.com. Continuing through Monday, the president attacked the e-commerce retailer for its effect on the United States Postal Service. "I have stated my concerns with Amazon long before...

Why I Post

Sabrina Torres, Reporter

March 5, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

The social media I use are Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, and Tumblr.  I have been using social media since I was in elementary school. It all started with MSN messenger and MySpace. I enjoyed MSN because I was able to speak to my cousins from Mexico and Guatemala as well as my best friend at the time w...

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...

Grammar hour: What’s the deal with punctuation on social media?

Pete Escobar, Editor, Arts and Entertainment

February 16, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Like most Millennials, you probably have a social media account. Whether it be Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, or all of the above, social media plays a prominent role in today’s society. In fact, the Pew Research Center published a 2016 report that shows 90% of American adults aged 18-29 are ...

DDoS Attack on Dyn

DDoS Attack on Dyn

Andrew Rudin, Staff Writer

October 26, 2016


Filed under News

Friday morning, October 21, saw a drop in social traffic as a server host, Dyn, got DDoSed. DDoS stands for Distributed Denial of Service, which effectively denies access to the server. This attack denied access to many sites that used this server host such as Spotify and Paypal. Dale Drew, the ch...

Rio Hondo presents the second installment of the Fitness and Sports Talks

Rio Hondo presents the second installment of the Fitness and Sports Talks

Victor Lozano, Staff Writer

October 29, 2015


Filed under Sports

The Fitness Specialist program at Rio Hondo presented their second installment of the Fitness and Sports Talks on Oct. 21 at the Wray Theater. The talk which started at 1 p.m. and lasted until 2 p.m., was hosted by Dr. Kimberly Shediak and presented her topic on Generation C. The talk mostly consi...

Who Cheats More, Men or Women?

Who Cheats More, Men or Women?

Destiny Lopez, Staff Writer

September 29, 2015


Filed under Opinion

The real question is, "Why do men cheat more?" Yes, men are the ones that mainly get caught in the act. I’m sorry to have to say this, but men just do not know how to cover up their tracks. What they don't understand is that women know everything; even when we don't try to figure these types...

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