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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...

Did Starbucks display implicit bias?

Did Starbucks display implicit bias?

April 27, 2018

The arrest of two black men in a Starbucks in downtown Philadelphia spurred protests that will reform...

What does the Facebook scandal mean to its users

What does the Facebook scandal mean to its users

April 10, 2018

  Facebook is currently under fire as news sources have shared that Cambridge Analytica has ga...

The end of systemic oppression starts with us

Lisa Wilson, Staff Writer

April 7, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Systemic racism and oppression: What does that even mean? Are these words just buzzwords that the media throws around?  Systemic racism and the oppression that results from it is not a new thing. It has been going on for decades. In fact, it is so common that sometimes we don’t even notice it.  It’s time for our society...

Peaceful protests will bring change for us

Peaceful protests will bring change for us

April 6, 2018

After the death of a 22-year-old black man from South Sacramento  Stephon Clark who was killed by police...

Stephon Clark should be alive

Victoria Blanco, News Editor/Opinion Editor

March 26, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Demonstrators protested the fatal police shooting of unarmed 22-year-old Stephon Clark at the Golden 1 Center Thursday night, prompting police to close off admission to a Sacramento Kings game. That same night, demonstrators also protested on Interstate 5, disrupting traffic. Protests continued on Friday as the crowd walked...

Daylight savings tied to health issues

Daylight savings tied to health issues

March 19, 2018

Losing an hour in the spring is more difficult to adjust to than gaining an hour back in the fall, so...

The meaning behind Lent and how long it lasts

The meaning behind Lent and how long it lasts

March 14, 2018

Every year, between the months of February and March, there is a traditional holy day that occurs on...

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