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Desexualize the woman and be damned

David Jenkins
March 24
Filed under Opinion

Over the years’, feminism has been leaning toward a sex-negative position. I’ve always wanted to see our culture become one that looks at sex as a positive thing and not one that tries to change it. We live in a culture where one’s sexual preference and openness to sexuality is consid...

The Envelope: Joining clubs is beneficial to you

Benjamin Garcia
March 22
Filed under Columns, Opinion, The Envelope

It would be excellent if you joined one of the many clubs and donated to their affiliated causes if you have the resources to spare.If you attend Cerritos College President Jose Fierro's President's Hour you would know that enrollment is down. Perhaps because going to college has diminishing returns.D...

The Envelope: Not a misanthrope, just pissed off

Benjamin Garcia
March 12
Filed under Columns, Opinion, The Envelope

Aren't people the worst? The way they harass you in the street is deplorable; and the way they make you pay for things you want, it's intolerable! Remind people that you believe in "forced social communalism" often and loud. The louder the better. I don't like people much, and I know I'm not al...

A call for banning together as college against unjust Trump policies

A call for banning together as college against unjust Trump policies

Perla Lara, Managing Editor
March 1
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

“Whilst men are linked together, they easily and speedily communicate the alarm of any evil design […] When bad men combine, the good must associate." That is a quote from the essay titled “Thoughts on the Cause of the Present Discontents” by philosopher Edmund Burke. The essay was written...

Free Speech Zone: What do you hate the most about Trump?

Dennis Osorio
February 28
Filed under Free Speech Zone, Opinion

Culinary arts major Jorge Castanon said, “He’s not open to other opinions, he is not open minded and he is very selfish.” Engineering major Alma Carrera said, “The unwillingness to have people to be able to live their lives. … He seems like very angry and the people who follow him as well, and as a result people on the other side are ...

The Envelope: The art of letting go

The Envelope: The art of letting go

Benjamin Garcia
February 27
Filed under Columns, Opinion, The Envelope

I see Cerritos College students weighed down with stress and minor trauma, walking around with their knuckles dragging on the floor and circles around their eyes.This makes me worry that too many of us are carrying around issues that will end up being bad for our mental states. Rather than burying you...

The Envelope, self care: Healing the mind for anarcho-socialists

Benjamin Garcia
February 14
Filed under Columns, Opinion, The Envelope

There has been a lot of talk on campus of such things as mental health, suicide awareness and self-esteem. There are quite a large number of nerds on campus still mourning the death of our self-described (but self-diagnosed) bipolar sister Carrie Fisher. Many more members of the Cerritos College community...

Asking for help, courageous not shameful

Asking for help, courageous not shameful

Monique Nethington
February 14
Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Showcase

Today, we live in a society that rarely ever stops to enjoy the the little things in life. The millennial generation is so caught up in the idea of having to achieve overwhelming success and an extravagant lifestyle that self-care can be completely thrown out the window in search for just that. It...

Free Speech Zone: What is the latest in a pregnancy that a person could get an abortion?

Rocio Valdez
February 14
Filed under Free Speech Zone, Opinion

Kevin Perez Major: History “I’m not so sure [what the latest a person could get an abortion is]. Maybe two months three months. I don’t really know when the baby starts growing, from what I hear three months is I guess when they should. It's [their] body [they can do] whatever they wa...

The Envelope, Love & Sex: Nine circles of hellish dates

Benjamin Garcia
February 10
Filed under Columns, Love & Sex, Opinion, Opinions, The Envelope

Single and non-single people alike and becoming mentally ill with the prospect of having to suffer another Valentine's Day. We have barely shaken off the capitalism-ridden Christmas spirit when we are met with another damned commercial holiday. Besides that, we have all have been through hell with...

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