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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...

Make Halloween costumes cheaper or make the quality better

Alison Hernandez, Online editor

October 17, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Companies keep taking advantage of Halloween consumerism by producing low quality costumes at ridiculous prices and they need to knock it off before a competitor like Amazon runs them to the ground the same way it did Toys R Us.   If you head over to a store that actually does sell Halloween...

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, Showcase

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...

Laura Lee’s Return to Youtube with another Apology Video

Marilyn Parra, Staff Writer

October 1, 2018


Filed under Opinion

YouTube viewers want to feel a connection with their favorite beauty guru, but unfortunately that is not the case now a days. Beauty gurus are caught lying almost every day. For once, they need to own up to their actions. Not too long ago, YouTube's beauty community became more than just makeup...

Student discount on gas is a necessity

Christopher Martinez

October 1, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Students should be able to receive discounts on gas since the price of gas is not lowering, but increasing.College is notable for being one of the most expensive times in a young adult's life. In some cases, they have a part-time job paying below minimum wage and are still expected to cover tuition c...

All sacred things on trial

All sacred things on trial

David Jenkins

September 24, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

The importance of being able to critique and mock things that are considered sacred is crucial in our free-speaking society. The ability to ridicule someone who is deceased, satirize a religious prophet or even mock ideologies that people cling to, personally, they’re all open game. In this day an...

Interview with Fine Arts’ mascot, Bucky the bucket

Interview with Fine Arts’ mascot, Bucky the bucket

Bianca Martinez

September 18, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Bucky Bucket, who can be found in the Cerritos College Fine Arts Building on the second floor by the bathrooms, has made a splash as the Fine Arts and Communications mascot.Bucket, whose original purpose was to collect water from a leaky pipe, has made his way into the hearts of all who pass by him on...

Women can be MVPs too

Women can be MVPs too

Christopher Martinez

September 18, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Opinion, Showcase

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 ...

“FDA approve ‘magic mushroom’ treatment”

Rebecca Aguila, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Editor's note: the phrase microdosing was retracted as it was an inaccurate description of the psilocybin treatment Great news for you psychedelic fanatics, as well as including patients who are tired of big pharmaceutical companies draining your savings account and prescribing you medication! The time...

What America Can Learn From John McCain

Eunice Barron, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Arizona senator and Republican congressman John McCain died at age 81 after fighting an aggressive form of brain cancer. Despite of battling a terminal illness and tortured for almost six years as a war prisoner in Vietnam, senator McCain demonstrated to the world the dedication he had for serving...

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