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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...

Asking for help, courageous not shameful

Asking for help, courageous not shameful

Monique Nethington
February 14
Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Showcase

Today, we live in a society that rarely ever stops to enjoy the the little things in life. The millennial generation is so caught up in the idea of having to achieve overwhelming success and an extravagant lifestyle that self-care can be completely thrown out the window in search for just that. It...

Free Speech Zone: What is the latest in a pregnancy that a person could get an abortion?

Rocio Valdez
February 14
Filed under Free Speech Zone, Opinion

Kevin Perez Major: History “I’m not so sure [what the latest a person could get an abortion is]. Maybe two months three months. I don’t really know when the baby starts growing, from what I hear three months is I guess when they should. It's [their] body [they can do] whatever they wa...

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...

Access codes bumfiddling poor students

Access codes bumfiddling poor students

Briana Velarde, Online Editor
February 8
Filed under Editorial, Opinion

“Bueno, bonito, y barato” as the saying goes, as financially struggling students we want things good, pretty and cheap. That applies to our education as well. We have the right to a good education at a cheap or reasonably low-cost. Our online course offerings have continued to grow, however...

Survival kit for women (Dating and dangerous men lookout)

Rocio Valdez
February 8
Filed under Opinion, Opinions

“Date, it will be fun," they said. Until you are with a creeper and your inner self wants to scream, “SOS!”There are various measures women can take to protect themselves from creepy dates and escape from an uncomfortable situation.The Iberian Rooster which is a restaurant in St. Pet...

Open letter to President Trump

Rocio Valdez
February 1
Filed under Opinion, Opinions

Dear President Trump,Welcome to the White House as you accept your oath to office.You stated Friday, Jan. 20 "will be remembered as the day the people became the rulers of this nation again.”Personally, I will remember it as a day a man with no shown capacity to be president became our president...

E-Books are taking over the classic reading experience

Karina Quiran-Juarez
January 26
Filed under Opinion, Opinions

I’ve always been the type of reader that preferred physical books than e-books. There has always been something special about the “classic” reading experience of carrying around a newly released book, turning the page and being able to see how far I’ve read.However once I started college...

Big is truly beautiful

Big is truly beautiful

Bianca Martinez, College Life Editor
January 26
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The average size of the adult woman is now 14 to 16. Now, we all have an idea what the physique of the currently average woman looks like, ample, shapely and full figured. However, compare that image to the images seen on magazine covers, on fashion runways and in mainstream media. Granted there...

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