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Opinion: Playoff Beards and Sports

Opinion: Playoff Beards and Sports

Luis Lemus, Staff Writer

October 8, 2019

What is responsible for so much hair on men’s faces this time of year? Playoff beards are a tradition introduced by ice hockey players participating in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, and are now a tradition in many sports leagues. Many fans of other professional sports teams also grow playoff beards....

‘Mario Kart Tour’ Awarded with Problems

‘Mario Kart Tour’ Awarded with Problems

Oscar Torres, Staff Writer

October 8, 2019

"Mario Kart Tour" is the latest game in the Mario Kart Franchise and the very first game on mobile devices. It was released on Sept. 25, with it having over 20 million downloads in a single day, making it Nintendo's biggest global launch for a smartphone app. Even when it's a smartphone app, the...

Mattels ‘Creatable World’ Dolls

Mattels ‘Creatable World’ Dolls

Oscar Torres, Staff Writer

October 8, 2019

Mattel launched a brand new line of dolls called "Creatable World," a gender-inclusive doll line that anyone can create and play due to responses from parents who were concerned about gender-specific toys and kids not wanting to be told what to play or how to play with dolls. It is a really nice thing...

Movie Producers Limiting Gun Violence

Movie Producers Limiting Gun Violence

Jonathan Gonzalez, Staff Writer

October 8, 2019

Movie producers should not have to reduce the amount of violence in movies to make the movies more appropriate for all ages. Also, over extensive actions should not take place when a movie is being released. The new Joker movie has caused controversial opinions on violence in movies based on history...

Every Falcon for themselves

Every Falcon for themselves

Luis Lemus and Edgar Mendoza

October 2, 2019

Cerritos College failed to make sure that both their students and their staff would be safe during an emergency with the handling of last week's bomb threat. A delayed emergency alert, coupled with some classrooms having doors that could not lock and professors who abandoned their classes at the first...

Don’t Reboot Reuse Recycle

Don’t Reboot Reuse Recycle

Edgar Mendoza

October 2, 2019

Modern television and cinema is populated largely by reboots of old franchises, and it is these reboots that are leading to a lack of innovation in the industry.A reboot is defined as a complete overhaul of the source material , yet current reboots fail to be an overhaul, serving most commonly as a rete...

A man capable of abuse has no place in the police force

Kianna Znika

August 28, 2019

Here’s something to be said about cops:If the men in blue want to be seen and respected as the community’s protectors, they should first refrain from giving out badges, guns, and power to those with violent, abusive backgrounds.Last December, LA Sheriff Alex Villanueva made the decision to ...

Children aren’t trophies for winning votes

Children aren’t trophies for winning votes

Edgar Mendoza, Managing Editor

August 28, 2019

What our government calls “detention” has become deprivation, and unless we choose to make our voices heard, migrants will continue to be silenced and treated like beasts that need to be locked away. ICE, which stands for Immigration and Customs Enforcement, has begun to stand for imprisonment,...

Playing The Game: No means no

Bianca Hull and Kianna Znika

May 24, 2019

Everyone has experienced having a crush on someone they knew they couldn’t have. It’s human nature, whether that be because of age, they’re in a relationship or they just weren’t that interested. It happens to the best of us. However, if someone tells a person they aren’t i...

Playing The Game: Situationships

Bianca Hull and Kianna Znika

May 24, 2019

The beginning of a relationship is a tricky thing, having to grasp what are the do’s and don’t's for your new partner can sometimes be a hard thing to grasp, but even trickier than that is the commonly known situationship.A situationship as defined by Urban Dictionary is “a relations...

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