Talon Marks

Don’t call the cops, get educated

Don’t call the cops, get educated

Tiara White, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Multiple social media trends have been made popular in 2018 but there is one specific trend that seems to be growing almost everyday. Women, predominantly white, calling the authorities on innocent black people to try and get them into trouble with the law. There have been many videos of white...

Vote for the right cause

Vote for the right cause

Karen Miramontes and Rebecca Aguila

October 17, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Recent hurricanes like Michael, which wreaked major havoc throughout Florida, demonstrates that we can no longer ignore climate change, we must pump the brakes on fossil fuel emissions and start rethinking on how we can help reduce these emissions. The United Nations have unveiled a grim report by...

Don’t just listen to the accused, give the victim a chance

Don’t just listen to the accused, give the victim a chance

Alison Hernandez, Tiara White, and Eunice Barron

October 3, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh was accused of sexual assault allegations and people are being scummy enough to blame the alleged victim and spend time defending Kavanaugh which could be better spent properly investigating and questioning whether he is fit to be on the supreme court. On...

Women can be MVPs too

Women can be MVPs too

Christopher Martinez

September 18, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

In the world of sports, men are dominant, even when women have more winning seasons and records in comparison. Female athletes should be receiving just as much sports coverage than male athletes to attain equality within sports. There are many cases of men being more dominant in sports, but what no one ...

Happy Hour at the Happiest Place on Earth

Happy Hour at the Happiest Place on Earth

Rebecca Aguila, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Disneyland is playing with fire by officially stating it will start selling alcoholic beverages at the newly introduced Oga’s Cantina, which will be located in the new Star Wars themed land, Galaxy's Edge, set to open in 2019. Disneyland should not be selling any alcohol within the park because...

Focus on the crime not your agenda

Focus on the crime not your agenda

Alison Hernandez and Eunice Barron

August 28, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

In another childish act of hypocrisy, Conservatives and supporters of stricter anti-immigration laws are using the violent murder of Mollie Tibbetts to further their own racist agendas instead of seeking justice for Tibbetts. The man responsible for her murder should be condemned based on his actions,...

Condemn a pervert, go to ‘heaven’

Condemn a pervert, go to ‘heaven’

Jasmine Martinez, News Editor

August 21, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

In a society that still praises men--famous or not even after sexual abuse allegations, it comes as no surprise that people still turn the other cheek with these situations. Last Tuesday, the Guardian reported that more than 1,000 child victims, not including lost records and victims who have not come forward, were...

Kanye West’s call to freedom from thought

Kanye West’s call to freedom from thought

David Jenkins

May 8, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Over the past few weeks, Kanye West has been tweeting and making public statements which are objectively insane and has been doing so under the guise of being a free thinker. What does he mean by this? It would be more accurate to say that he isn't a free thinker at all, if anything his words are indir...

‘Heterophobic homosexuals’ do not need conversion therapy

‘Heterophobic homosexuals’ do not need conversion therapy

Jasmine Martinez

May 1, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Freedom to choose conversion therapy, which is rooted in hateful and harmful ideologies perpetuated by homophobes, should not be a choice offered to LGBTQ people in the first place. In a recent letter to the editor, Wayne Lela considered it an insult to the “intelligence of people” that California legislators are considering Assembly Bill 2943, which woul...

Coachella Concertgoers Please Return Your Woke Cards

Coachella Concertgoers Please Return Your Woke Cards

Cesar Villa

April 24, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

It comes to no surprise that the owner of Coachella is a rich old man that promotes anti-LGBTQ organizations, but that doesn’t stop people from attending his festivals. Recently 78-year-old billionaire Philip Anschutz has gone under fire for donating a sizeable amount of money to three specific...

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