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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...

How To: Giving thanks while on a budget

Camille Caulk, Staff Writer

November 17, 2013

Filed under Features

We’re all aware holiday gatherings can be expensive, well what if I told you that you could do a Thanksgiving dinner for two for under $20, with plenty of leftovers. Sounds impractical right? Wrong! Without missing out on any of the traditional Thanksgiving favorites, I can show you how to collect the necessary items to p...

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

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

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

Filed under Current Affairs, Opinion, Top Stories

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

Filed under Opinion

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

Action needs to be taken to end NFL showboating

Zach Hannigan, Staff Writer

October 29, 2013

Filed under Sports, The Cheap Seats

Win at all costs. It’s what children hear when they grow up playing sports, and it’s what our favorite athletes hear every day. But when is simply beating someone not enough? For players in the National Football League, that question seems to be put in the back of their minds, along with their maturity. In the Monday...

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...

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

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

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

Filed under Current Affairs, Opinion

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

The NFL has a chance to get it right, but probably won’t

The NFL has a chance to get it right, but probably won’t

Zach Hannigan, Staff Writer

October 17, 2013

Filed under Sports, The Cheap Seats

Chiefs, Braves, Warriors and Redskins. All names that are used when representing our favorite sports...

TCS: It’s Sacramento, not Shaqramento

Scott Redmond, Staff Writer

October 5, 2013

Filed under Sports, The Cheap Seats

Turn back the clocks to 2001, when the Lakers beat their heated rivals, the Kings, in a seven game playoff series, which was just months before then Lakers center Shaquille O’Neal decided to insult the Kings by calling them Queens. Seems simple: big-mouthed players talking trash about the other team. Yet at the same time th...

NFL enhances football experience through new policy

NFL enhances football experience through new policy

September 22, 2013

We all know it’s a hard task for most of us women to pack lightly, especially when it comes to our...

Editorial: College students should protect themselves from identity theft

Editorial Staff

September 22, 2013

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

As if we didn’t already have enough on our plates, identity theft is becoming more and more of an issue for college students. Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in the United States, costing victims more than $5 billion annually, according to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. Research has ...

Fall Flavors for Everyone

Fall Flavors for Everyone

Ben Brown, Staff Writer

September 22, 2013

Filed under Current Affairs, Opinion

With weather in the mid-90s as it currently is, one of the last things I think about is hot coffee. One of...

The United States must avoid a war in Syria

Nick Valenzuela, Staff Writer

September 22, 2013

Filed under Current Affairs, Opinion

The terrifying possibility of another war has felt all too real recently as United States President Barack Obama has considered a military intervention in the Syrian conflict. Obama's sudden consideration on entering the conflict arrived after an attack aimed at Syrian rebels on Aug. 21. The attack took the lives of over 1,...

Editorial: Outsourcing education is not the cure for waitlisted class woes

Editorial Staff, [email protected]

May 23, 2013

Filed under Editorials

A bill recently introduced to the California Senate may make it easier for college students to receive general education credits for online classes, but it also threatens the quality of education for GE requirements. If passed, California Senate Bill 520, introduced by State Senator Darrell Steinberg in February, will force the h...

Sad, superficial app takes dating to skin deep level

Scott Redmond, Connection Staff

May 17, 2013

Filed under Current Affairs, Opinion

Many high school and college students have probably played games where they decide if someone was a person they would marry, sleep with or toss aside and it seems that technology has caught up. Tinder, an application available on iPhones, allows users to swipe through photos of local singles and either like or dislike the...

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