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Disney makes right move with lesbian couple

February 1, 2014

Disney Channel made history and headlines on Jan. 26 when it debuted its first lesbian couple on the ...

A cannabis California?

Rachel Norris, Staff Writer

January 21, 2014

Well, it has finally happened folks. One state has finally volunteered to be the experiment for the first legalization of recreational use of marijuana. Since Jan.1, citizens of Colorado and Washington, who are 21 or older, are now able to buy marijuana for medical and recreational use. So, how are the two states holding up...

Losing weight, gaining shame

Losing weight, gaining shame

December 18, 2013

Fitness trainers are often trying to help people get healthier, whether it’s through losing weight, bein...

Editorial: New degrees can benefit community college

Editorial Staff

December 8, 2013

Each year students graduating from universities are faced with massive amounts of debt.  A good majority of their bills are government loans and financial support from family or private loans. Attaining a degree has become one of the most expensive feats in someone’s lifetime. Tuition at California universities alone has skyrocket...

Drugs aren’t the answers for your semester finals

Drugs aren’t the answers for your semester finals

Scott Redmond, Staff Writer

December 8, 2013

Finals are coming up and essays are due and the energy reserves are a little low, so you pop a few pi...

Gay therapy ban shows bright future for acceptance

Gay therapy ban shows bright future for acceptance

November 17, 2013

The New Jersey ban on gay conversion therapy is a great indicator of the modern, more accepting world that w...

Editorial: Awareness on the roads saves lives

Editorial Staff

November 16, 2013

We’ve all seen it, someone goes walking by while looking down at their cell phone and they run into something. Usually it’s kind of funny, but behind the wheel of a car or while walking down the street, the results could be tragic. Recent accidents involving pedestrians and motor vehicles have gotten the attention of loc...

Black Friday is disgracing the essence of Thanksgiving

Black Friday is disgracing the essence of Thanksgiving

November 16, 2013

Black Friday has transitioned into a holiday of its own and is tarnishing Thanksgiving. It is ironic is tha...

Army oversteps boundaries banning visible tattoos

Army oversteps boundaries banning visible tattoos

November 6, 2013

When someone decides to fight for their country and possibly lose their life, they now have to think...

Minimum wage rises for spoiled Californians

Minimum wage rises for spoiled Californians

November 4, 2013

After Gov. Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 10 on Sept. 23, which will raise the minimum wage in California...

Editorial: College campuses have no room for harassment

Editorial Staff

November 3, 2013

A young college freshman attending Rutgers University in New Jersey walked across the George Washington Bridge and jumped to his death into the Hudson River on Sept. 22, 2010. Three nights before, Tyler Clementi’s roommate, Dharun Ravi, remotely accessed his laptop and broadcasted a brief webcam feed of Clementi and a male ...

Heads will roll with Facebook’s new gruesome censorship policy

Heads will roll with Facebook’s new gruesome censorship policy

Brusly Voong, Staff Writer

November 3, 2013

Facebook recently uplifted its ban on any graphic content that depicts violence posted on Facebook. T...

Worldwide equality for all

Worldwide equality for all

Emanuel Espinoza, Staff Writer

November 3, 2013

In different parts of the world, women are still fighting for equal rights with men. When it comes to ...

Good citizenship is too hard to find

Good citizenship is too hard to find

October 21, 2013

Many people choose to look the other way when they see a physical altercation in public, not wanting...

The GOP held the United States hostage

The GOP held the United States hostage

Josh Slowiczek, Staff Writer

October 20, 2013

Citizens of the United States have been held hostage over the last two weeks. Every man, woman and...

Texas businesses put a ban on bad fashion

Texas businesses put a ban on bad fashion

October 18, 2013

If you plan on visiting Texas any time soon you may want to ensure your pants are pulled all the way ...

Editorial: Students should take advantage of the Affordable Care Act

Connection Staff

October 18, 2013

On paper, it seems like a simple concept, but when it comes to politics it becomes a bit more sticky. As of Oct. 1, the United States has tried their hand at that very concept, universal health care through the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. With that implementation, has come many que...

Miss America pageant sparks ignorance

Miss America pageant sparks ignorance

Amari Gaffney, Staff Writer

October 18, 2013

The terrorist attacks on 9/11 were a horrific time in our nations history so what do they have to do...

Split Decision: Should Hillary Clinton be the next president?

Amari Gaffney and Camille Caulk

October 17, 2013

PRO It's become increasingly apparent that with the evolution of American culture that the Republican Party is becoming nothing more than a facade to uphold the image of democracy. What would prove that point better than another Democrat in office? Hillary Clinton has my vote if she decides to run in the 2016 presidential election...

Editorial: No room left for judgment in the church

Editorial Staff

October 10, 2013

Pope Francis shocked many people and stirred debate from both church-going conservatives and pro-equality liberals with his long overdue comments. In recent interviews, the Pope said it is not his place to judge homosexuals. “I said that if a homosexual person is of good will and is in search of God, I am no one to judge,...

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