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How we reacted to Prince’s death says a lot about how we think

EJ Aguayo, Editor

April 23, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Post Malone said it best: “You gon’ love me when I’m gone.” Early Thursday morning, the world lost an iconic artist. Singer Prince was found dead in his Minneapolis home due to unknown causes, according to CNN. We saw Prince as a musical innovator, a no-holds-barred trendsetter and visionary. Also, his music sold...

Ted Cruz and Donald Trump share more than a debate stage

Ted Cruz and Donald Trump share more than a debate stage

April 21, 2016

While much of the media attention has focused on Donald Trump, largely seen as the most radical and divisive Republican pre...

The Apple that won’t crack

Matt Johnson and EJ Aguayo

February 25, 2016

Filed under Opinion

News of Apple’s non-compliance to the FBI’s court order to bypass encryption of an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters has caused an uproar, sparking arguments of privacy versus limitations of national security. The case reintroduced a growing debate: should personal privacy be sacrificed in order to satis...

Split Decision: Will a higher minimum wage do more harm than good?

EJ Aguayo and Ashley Navarro

February 25, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Split Decisions

Pro: EJ Aguayo For many first-timers out in the job market, especially young adults, starting at minimum wage may not seem so bad. The plan is to move up a position or two, savor even the smallest pay raise and to eventually pursue better employment opportunities as that low wage was only supposed to be temporary, jus...

Re: ‘University study highlights prevalence of rape culture’

Daniel Kolosovski and Salwa Mikbel

April 12, 2014

Filed under Letters To the Editor

Dear Editor, Although I do agree that currently in the United States we have a rape culture and tend to blame the victims, it is not the fault of "joking" around. As comedian, Louis C.K., said, "Any joke about anything bad is great." Only a person who has immoral values or no values at all, who is also psychotic, can hear...

Re: ‘Distracted driving puts others’ lives at risk’

Caesar Espinoza, Ray Hernandez, and Christian Matar

April 12, 2014

Filed under Letters To the Editor

Dear Editor, I am writing in response to an article about distracted driving, written by Kayla Gangl. In the article, Gangl talks about the fast-growing epidemic of distracted driving. I specifically liked how Gangl states that distracted driving doesn’t just consist of using a phone but it is “anything that diverts...

Stripped of our common sense

Scott Redmond, Online Editor

March 6, 2013

Filed under Current Affairs, Opinion

On a 16th birthday most youths find themselves lucky to get a license or even a car as a gift from their parents. A New York mother decided that her 16-year-old son’s birthday needed a little something more. While a car might be normal for that age, it stands to reason that a stripper at a birthday party is not so normal. ...

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