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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...

Coachella plagued by high cost and controversy

Coachella plagued by high cost and controversy

March 12, 2018

The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is one of the most well-known festivals in the United States....

Students from Stoneman Douglas high school resist NRA

Students from Stoneman Douglas high school resist NRA

March 3, 2018

  The Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Fla happened on Feb. 14 on Valentine’s...

How collectibles can ease GameStop’s headache

Blynn Beltran, Staff Writer

March 2, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Digital distribution has taken the world by storm. Every piece of media from music to movies can be purchased directly from online stores. Digital distribution grew so quickly that even a company like Blockbuster couldn’t adapt fast enough to compete. In the video game industry, the story is the same. Small video games...

Racial tensions provide chance to learn tolerance

Editorial Staff

February 16, 2018

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Racial tension at local schools has been in the headlines lately, and reflects the broader tensions throughout the country. Recently, a McClatchy High School student submitted a project that stated that African Americans, as well as South-Eastern Asians and Hispanics, were not intellectually capable of handling the rigorous...

Asian American community grapples with hatred

Summer Lomendehe, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The death of 28-year-old Akai Gurley sparked a heated debate in 2014 about anti-blackness in the Asian community. Gurley was killed by Peter Liang, a Chinese American police officer at the New York Police Department, who was later sentenced to five years of probation in 2015. Many people in the Asian American community were...

Scandals are too much for NFL fans to stomach

Scandals are too much for NFL fans to stomach

February 6, 2018

As a die-hard San Francisco 49er fan, I grew up watching the dynasty built by Bill Walsh, Joe Montana,...

YouTube needs to improve their oversight on uploaded content

YouTube needs to improve their oversight on uploaded content

January 17, 2018

For years now, people have utilized YouTube as a creative outlet for things such as film, animation,...

Actresses wear black to stand up and protest

Actresses wear black to stand up and protest

January 17, 2018

The Golden Globes show that aired on Jan. 7 was quite different from prior years. If you were following...

Improving high school curriculum will produce better prepared college students

Editorial Staff

December 4, 2017

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

There has been a drastic change in the mentality of community college operations in recent years. There is less of a push to get people in and much more of a push to get people through. This is the reasoning behind Assembly Bill 705, which will prohibit community colleges in California from requiring students to take remedial class...

Narratives are for stories, not for news

Jannah Khalil, Features Editor

November 29, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Our first lesson in my Newswriting and Reporting class was “News Judgement.” The first notes I took were the definitions of two words: subjective and objective. Next to subjective, I wrote “considers personal opinion,” next to objective “to be free of bias” and in small parentheses next to that I wrote “ne...

This Thanksgiving, it’s important to remember what this holiday is all about

This Thanksgiving, it’s important to remember what this holiday is all about

November 22, 2017

For many people, Thanksgiving is a time for families to come together and celebrate a special and imp...

#MeToo campaign gives sexual assault victims a voice, needs to be more than a trend to make change

#MeToo campaign gives sexual assault victims a voice, needs to be more than a trend to make change

November 6, 2017

Following the allegations of sexual assault and harassment from Harvey Weinstein, the hashtag “Me To...

Steinle trial is criminal justice system issue before it is an issue of immigration

Steinle trial is criminal justice system issue before it is an issue of immigration

November 5, 2017

On the evening of July 1, 2015, 32-year-old Kate Steinle was walking on Pier 14 with her father in San Franc...

Day of the Dead vs. Halloween: one is spooky, one is sacred

Day of the Dead vs. Halloween: one is spooky, one is sacred

November 1, 2017

The Day of the Dead is a national holiday that is celebrated in Mexico, and it’s a day for people to ...

Will you get up or stay down when tragedy hits?

Editorial Staff

October 19, 2017

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The world as we know it is a messed up place, and lately it seems as though it’s only getting worse. The hurricanes that devastated our nation - Harvey, Irma, Jose - were bad enough. Then Puerto Rico was hit by Hurricane Maria. And before they could get any support, a mass shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada left over 50 people kill...

Pro/Con: Should NFL players kneel during the national anthem?

October 5, 2017

Pro: Kainoa Nunez Another year for football in America, and fans are always excited to see their fav...

Millennials are killing industries because the economy is killing them

Elizabeth Rodriguez, Staff

October 3, 2017

Filed under Current Affairs, Most Recent, Opinion, Top Stories

Upon searching the keywords “millennials are destroying,” a variety of search options appear on the screen: banks, the economy, golf; the list goes on. This topic has developed traction on social news outlets, from sites such as Buzzfeed and The Huffington Post. They emphasize these claims comically, from how millennials...

America’s needs have been neglected while the military collects a check

America’s needs have been neglected while the military collects a check

May 17, 2017

The American people no longer see what was once a dream. Our nation is 241 years old and more than $19...

Sacramento changes it’s name to “America’s Farm-to-Fork Capital”

Jeannie Cordero, Staff

May 3, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Sacramento replaced the water tower’s name on the Interstate 5 freeway near the Cosumnes River Exit. The city was previously known as “City of Trees,” but Visit Sacramento, the city’s Convention and Visitors Bureau, changed the city's slogan to "America's Farm-to-Fork Capital.” The name "city of trees" was nothing...

America fails to cover people’s sexual health

Justin Cordero, Staff

May 3, 2017

Filed under Opinion

What kind of health does America truly value? Is it the overall physical health of a human being? A person’s psychological well being? The health of their environment? Healthcare is something that America promotes, but it only goes as far as physical injuries, ailments and a little bit into mental health. The one area that...

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