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

Bianca Martinez

April 11, 2018


Filed under Free Speech Zone, Opinion

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 ...

The future of YouTube

The future of YouTube

Alison Hernandez

April 11, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Opinion, Showcase

No matter how upset you are with a company's policies, it will never make it okay to go and open fire on innocent employees, but now that it’s happened to YouTube’s San Bruno, California headquarters what will the company do regarding the changes it had made? On April 4th, a woman by the name...

It’s time we had more safety in our campuses and workplace

Jackie Mena

April 11, 2018


Filed under Opinion

You've heard it all over your campuses, in a text message, in emails, another victim to rape, or even in a workplace. You've heard this all over the news with the Weinstein cases and women speaking out, but what are our campuses really doing in taking safety precautions to prevent this from happening...

Wage Gap: Victim by choice

David Jenkins

April 11, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The gender wage gap exists, but as to why it exists is due to the different choices that men and women make. The talking point that women make 77 cents to the dollar to that of a man is something that as been said for years Some statics say different numbers other than 77, but we'll keep this for ar...

The absurdity of the great wall of Trump

Eunice Barron

April 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion

It is no secret that President Trump is pushing to enforce stricter border security across the United States and Mexico border in order to prevent more illegal immigrants, crime and transportation of drugs from entering the country but this idea won't work as well as it may seem. The idea of buildi...

Diversity: Perspective vs image

Diversity: Perspective vs image

David Jenkins

April 3, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Many companies and corporations often put out advertisements and film that show the lack of self-awareness of its board members and promote things that are deemed racist, bigoted and out-of-touch. Heineken recently came out with a commercial where a bar tender seeks out a women who is running out of booze and begins to slide the alcoholic...

Addressing the modern day lynching of black lives

Jah-Tosh Baruti

April 3, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Trayvon Martin. Eric Garner. Alton B. Sterling. Freddie Gray. Tamir Rice. Michael Brown. Philando Castille. Terrence Crutcher. And the latest Stephon Clark. There must be change--there has to be change, the police officers who have killed unarmed-innocent black men should be found guilty for second-de...

Petition for the cause not for the profit

Carlos Martinez

April 3, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The right to petition is one of the greatest tools we have in the United States of America. It helps bring awareness, change and gives big businesses the power to hire "volunteers" to get signatures for them.Ever since our founding fathers drafted the First Amendment, the common man and woman were ...

Letting go of nostaglia for the future

Letting go of nostaglia for the future

Carlos Martinez

March 30, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

For many students and faculty, the American toy store, Toys "R" Us, is considered to be one of the flagships of childhood from its mascot Geoffrey the Giraffe to its iconic jingle from its various television commercials. Placing a foundation in both pop culture and consumerism. This week, however, the to...

Bruno Mars is Innocent

John Chavez

March 27, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Bruno Mars, the famous and acclaimed American pop music icon, has recently been accused of cultural appropriation by the online community. The debate started when an online activist accused Mars of using music that has been associated with African-American culture. This, of course, is absurd. Mars is s...

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