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Mansplaining: why women hate it

Lilianna Ordaz, Opinion Editor

December 12, 2018

Filed under Most Recent, Opinion, Top Stories

Recently I was working my regular serving job when one of the new employees needed help with an order. I explained where to find what he needed and made sure he understood what I had just shown him. I felt good knowing I had just helped him learn something when seconds later a male coworker appeared to re-explain everything I had ...

False rhetoric on immigration is as harmful as tear gas

False rhetoric on immigration is as harmful as tear gas

December 12, 2018

President Donald Trump launched his presidential campaign by saying offensive, inflammatory and untrue stateme...

Enough with the remakes, reboots, and sequels

Enough with the remakes, reboots, and sequels

December 9, 2018

The movie industry has discovered a never-ending cash cow with the current wave of remakes, reboots,...

Defining womanhood under patriarchy

Summer Lomendehe, Copy Editor

December 7, 2018

Filed under Most Recent, Opinion, Top Stories

If someone asked me to define myself, this is how I would answer: I’m 21-years-old, I’m a nice Gemini and I’m a college student just trying to make it to the end of the semester. This is how I’ve been defining myself lately: I’m a woman who just got diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome. Office on Women’s...

A black Thanksgiving

Nekita Smith, Features Editor

November 23, 2018

Filed under Most Recent, Opinion, Top Stories

“Black Friday” became well known by that name in the early 2000s and used to start at midnight on the Friday after Thanksgiving but within the last few years it has started on Thanksgiving Day. Black Friday is known to be the biggest shopping day of the year. Based on whatever the hot items are of the year, According...

The selfie generation: Why do we get so much hate?

The selfie generation: Why do we get so much hate?

November 21, 2018

Being a millennial is hard work sometimes. To disprove the point that all millennials are lazy, selfish...

Critical thinking is important in critical times

Critical thinking is important in critical times

November 17, 2018

In the era of fake news and “alternative facts”, society is quick to assume whatever they hear and...

Abortion medication needs to be accessible on college campuses

Lilianna Ordaz, Opinion Editor

November 15, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Since we were in elementary school, we were always taught to use protection during sex. What happens when birth control fails? Even with the most effective birth control methods, one in 100 women will still become pregnant, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. With the United States’ populatio...

Kanye West: musical genius, public dunce

Kanye West: musical genius, public dunce

Nekita Smith, Connection Staff

November 9, 2018

Filed under Breaking News, Current Affairs, Opinion, Top Stories

We’ve all had that one friend or family member who likes to voice their opinions anytime, anyplace, aro...

Americans need to do better and hold men accountable

Lilianna Ordaz, Opinion Editor

November 1, 2018

Filed under Current Affairs, Opinion

In wake of the sexual assault allegations against now Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, people were quick to assume those allegations were false. Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, along with two other accusers made sexual misconduct allegations against Kavanaugh from the 1980s when they were high school and college students. Regardless...

Baseball postseason brings unrivaled drama

Baseball postseason brings unrivaled drama

October 29, 2018

Baseball is phenomenal all season long, but the postseason is the time when the unique and wonderful q...

Men should change their behavior instead of fearing false accusations

Men should change their behavior instead of fearing false accusations

October 24, 2018

“One in five, one in five, one in five.” This is the thought that runs through my head everyday a...

Prop 7: spring falls off midterm ballot

Prop 7: spring falls off midterm ballot

October 19, 2018

First things first: It’s daylight saving time, not savings. It’s a time that comes around twice ...

Kaepernick and Nike: Are the responses unclear motivation or an act of social justice?

Crick Fulenchek, Staff Writer

October 8, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Colin Kaepernick has become a polarizing figure in the political scene lately. Have his actions motivated compelling conversation or just unrest? Many have taken to choosing sides in the wake of Colin Kaepernick’s well-publicized display of self-described disapproval of racial injustice. This was seen during the singing...

Why I never want to be handcuffed for being suicidal

Summer Lomendehe, Copy Editor

October 7, 2018

Filed under Opinion

A recent study by the “Depression and Anxiety Journal” found that one in five college students have considered taking their own life. I'll be the first to admit that I'm certainly not the first person to go to campus police after having extremely dangerous thoughts of suicidal ideation and being that close to acting on them,...

Just give the quarterbacks flags already

Just give the quarterbacks flags already

September 27, 2018

This year, the NFL has unofficially done what they have been moving towards doing the last decade or so: Th...

Straw ban solves a small problem and causes a big ruckus

Straw ban solves a small problem and causes a big ruckus

Max Connor, Connection Staff

September 8, 2018

Filed under Current Affairs, Opinion

A bill introduced by California Assemblyman Ian Calderon, D-Whittier, which aims at reducing the use ...

Beyonce takes over Vogue

Beyonce takes over Vogue

Nekita Smith, Features Editor

August 28, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Popular fashion and lifestyle magazine Vogue handed over full control, for the first time ever, to the...

Internships favor the privileged

Internships favor the privileged

Lilianna Ordaz, Opinion Editor

August 26, 2018

Filed under Current Affairs, Opinion, Top Stories

In a world where talent is equally distributed, we see that opportunity is not. Experience has become a...

There needs to be more than racial bias training

Editorial

May 9, 2018

Filed under Opinion

With racial incidents, such as the shooting death of Stephon Clark and the nationwide protests in response to the shooting, making headlines recently, it’s clear that there is heightened tension between the police and the African American community Now, the focus has come to racial tensions at businesses as well since there...

Breaking the silence on mental illness in Asian communities

Breaking the silence on mental illness in Asian communities

April 28, 2018

Following the controversial video of Logan Paul in the Aokigahara forest and the death of South Korean...

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