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Teen pregnancy is not entertainment

Teen pregnancy is not entertainment

May 6, 2011

The stars of "16 and Pregnant," as well as "Teen Mom" and "Teen Mom 2" are a topic we love to rant and...

Designated smoking zones not adhered to

Alyssa Novak, Connection Staff

May 6, 2011

Cosumnes River College stated that on April 1 they would be implementing a new rule regarding the smoking on campus. This new rule designated specific areas to smokers to prevent non-smokers from walking around a smoke-filled campus. However, this rule is not being enforced as it should be. As a smoker, I was told before...

Conflicting Opinions: Celebrating different ethnicities keeps racism an issue

Johny Garcia, Connection Staff

May 6, 2011

Cultural celebration months seem honorable at first glance. The goals are to appreciate how diverse of a country we are, which is honorable to say the least. These months often break down stereotypes, teach people something they didn't know about a specific group of people and promote cultural pride. Unfortunately, they...

Bin Laden’s death is no cause for joy

Stephan Starnes, Connection Staff

May 6, 2011

The death of Osama bin Laden has brought about many emotions from the world, and the biggest emotion to be shown is happiness. While bin Laden's death might bring some form of closure to family members of those who died on Sept. 11, overt happiness, and celebratory events should not be taking place. This is wrong. Martin...

The lesser of two evils: pot

Joe Conradsen, Connection Staff

May 6, 2011

As finals are coming up the heat is being turned on for college students. And as the stress is turned up, students are looking for relief, turning to smoking and drinking. I'm not condoning smoking or drinking, and both are detrimental to your physical and mental health. What does harmful actually mean? Harmful will describe...

Conflicting Opinions: Celebrating different ethnicities promotes unity

David Obisanya, Connection Staff

May 6, 2011

There are those who claim that reminding us of our differences is what divides us as a nation. There are even those who would go so far as to call it racist because you're exalting one ethnicity above another. These arguments are ridiculous. Celebrating our differences doesn't divide us—it encourages people of all walks...

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