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Split Decision: Should the United States take in Syrian refugees?

Matt Johnson and Quincie Pruitt

December 9, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Split Decisions

Pro: Matt Johnson When Paris was shaken by deadly terrorist attacks on Nov. 13, it left many Americans fearing for their own safety. In the days following the attacks, many states outright refused to accept Syrian refugees. The actions and emotions by a majority of the country speak to many things: A growing angst about a...

Split Decision: Do selfies have an impact on mental health?

Nichelle Heu and Kalaisha Totty

December 9, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Split Decisions

Pro: Nichelle Heu We all seem to be taking self-portraits when no one is looking. We’ve almost all been guilty of taking selfies. During my freshman year in high school, I was overweight and non-materialistic. I was bullied and body shamed by many of my classmates because of it. Being bullied didn’t stop me f...

Split Decision: “Black Friday” a great deal or risky business?

LeShea Munoz and Sean Pastrana

November 26, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Split Decisions

Pro: LeShea Munoz Gone are the days of the early 4 a.m. openings on what was appropriately deemed “Black Friday.” Stores are now opening on the evening of Thanksgiving or even earlier, just so that people can take advantage of the early bird specials or pre-Black Friday prices. Items are slashed significantly and ...

Split Decision: The tattoo and career debate rages on

Split Decision: The tattoo and career debate rages on

April 9, 2014

Pro: Rachel Norris Here we go again. The never-ending charade about how tattoos are tacky and do absolutel...

Split Decision: Should Hillary Clinton be the next president?

Amari Gaffney and Camille Caulk

October 17, 2013

Filed under Opinion, Split Decisions

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...

Split Decision: Short term costs equal long term benefits

Split Decision: Short term costs equal long term benefits

October 19, 2011

After the DREAM Act was signed by Gov. Jerry Brown, a wave of anger started to creep over many college...

Split Decision: Higher education in the wrong direction

Split Decision: Higher education in the wrong direction

October 19, 2011

A new bill will qualify immigrant students for California grants and community college fee waivers. Gov....

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