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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...

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...

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...

The Envelope: The depressed are not too oppressed to be successful

Benjamin Garcia, Opinion Editor
January 25
Filed under Columns, Opinion, The Envelope

There is an issue I have been personally bothered by for some time now. It is the fetishization and stigmatization of mental illness. In an egalitarian society, such oppression against a group of people whose affliction is far beyond their control cannot exist. It is inhumane. It is wasteful. It pisses...

Mo’ Fashion: How to dress like a lowkey slore

Monique Nethington
January 19
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns

All women, no matter who, always want to feel sexy beautiful and wanted. Whether it be through fashion, beauty or swag we as women all want to feel wanted. There’s nothing better than going out with your girls and having men flock to you left and right. Even in a relationship, having your significan...

The Envelope: Addictions, get ’em while you’re hot

Benjamin Garcia
January 16
Filed under Columns, Opinion, Opinions, The Envelope

Do you know that Nietzsche drank almost only water because he believed that alcohol gives people an unearned sense of achievement and it's an unhealthy way to cope with reality? I agree, just look at Kanye for evidence. Using substances to block out the hardships of life will stop a person from being...

The Envelope: Self-care and socialism

January 11
Filed under Columns, Love & Sex, Opinion, Opinions, The Envelope

Comrades, 2016 was hard for all of us. Arguably the year from hell. The world should have ended in 2012. I would go as far as saying that it was homophobic for inconveniencing me personally and killing so many gay icons- such as David Bowie, Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds. I know that students...

Mo fashion: Golden Globes hits and misses

Monique Nethington
January 10
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns, Showcase

It’s official, award season is upon us! It kicked off Sunday, January 8 as the Golden Globes aired on NBC, and did not disappoint us one bit. Let’s be honest though, most of us really just tuned in to the pre-shows where all the stars we love and adore graced the red carpet with their beautiful...

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