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What Policies and/or topics do you feel presidential candidates should place their focus on?

Edgar Mendoza, Production editor

February 26, 2020

Rafaiel Eskandar, civil engineering : "I don't think climate change is the most important thing to address because I see all issues as equal." Oscar Guevara, automotive : "immigration based on what I see most, especially in la county. Dana Zamora, environmental science: "I think climate change should be the focus, and especially the reduction...

How do you feel about AB-705, students bypassing remedial classes to enter transfer courses?

December 20, 2019

Marvelina Graf, Counselor and Transfer Center Co-Director "I have seen both of the sides of AB705. I have seen students bypass Algebra and successfully complete a transfer math. But, I have also seen students placed in a transfer math who are not as comfortable staying in the class and have expressed interest in taking Intermediate Algebra as a refresher...

Free Speech Zone: How do you feel about Pornhub possibly buying Tumblr?

Derrick Coleman, Edgar Mendoza, and Quinae Austin

May 14, 2019

Nae Galloway, Sociology major "I'm shook, because if they buy it they're going to have to do a lot monitoring and because kids use it also." D.J., Undecided "Nothing really changes, it’s the same to me." Dante Murrow, Undecided "My prayers have been answered." Saul Serafin, Undecided "Considering I only heard about...

Free Speech Zone: Is human life more valuable than art?

April 30, 2019

  Juan Velasquez, Studio Art “Art goes away eventually and it’s a materialistic thing, and I love painting so I know how important it is and would love for it t...

Free Speech Zone: What can be done to prevent things like the Momo challenge from happening again?

Edgar Mendoza, Staff Writer

March 6, 2019

Jessica: "I think it's controversial with what you can and can't do about it, but for parents I think they should see what their kid is watching and make sure they know what it is. For the kids, if you see something like that pop up, get off the app and tell your parents." Daisy:" Personally I have a cousin who's always on YouTube, so when ...

Free Speech Zone: Should babies be genetically engineered?

Carmelita Islas Mendez, Managing Editor

December 4, 2018

Should babies be genetically engineered? Jonathan Lopez, English major "It’s hard to say because it’s risky and controversial. I am not going to lean toward either side. I think we all just have wait to see how this turns out." Philip Herrera, Culinary arts major "What I worry is that if you ... don’t have health benefits and if you don’...

Free Speech Zone: Should people be held accountable for things they did as young adults?

Alison Hernandez, Online Editor

November 10, 2018

Due to Republicans coming to the defense of Brett Kavanaugh by stating that he was just a young adult when the events of the alleged sexual assault occurred, students around Cerritos College were asked to give their thoughts on the matter. Should people be held accountable for things they did as young adults? Liliana Gonzalez, animation major "I think when you're forcing someon...

Free Speech Zone:Should we condemn those in the public eye who commit criminal acts? Why?

Eunice Barron, Staff Writer

August 21, 2018

TM Eunice Barron Samantha Edrv, political science "The death penalty is not in deter. Publish punishment is more to set the public at ease than to keep people from committing the crime.In my opinion, some sort of punishment is necessary."   TM Eunice Barron Josue Hidalgo, automotive "I think it is unfair especially for people like celebrities to ...

Free speech zone: conversion therapy

David Jenkins and Jackie Mena

May 1, 2018

Should adults have the choice to under go gay conversion therapy or should the government ban it? Explain why.Casey Piotrowski, theatre arts instructor“Well I believe you can have a choice, but I don’t think it’ll do any good. It’s like trying to change the color of your eyes. But it’s a free country and people should have a cho...

Free Speech Zone: Should YouTube be allowed to censor content creators or should YouTubers be allowed to express themselves?

Bianca Martinez

April 11, 2018

Issac Samarah - Mechanical engineering major"I believe that the content creators should be allowed to express themselves because as it has been shown in recent years, YouTube's demonetization and censorship policies have gone to the extreme in which people who are expressing their topics or beliefs in a controlled and appropriate manner have been censored beca...

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