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Condemn a pervert, go to ‘heaven’

Condemn a pervert, go to ‘heaven’

Jasmine Martinez, News Editor

August 21, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

In a society that still praises men--famous or not even after sexual abuse allegations, it comes as no surprise that people still turn the other cheek with these situations. Last Tuesday, the Guardian reported that more than 1,000 child victims, not including lost records and victims who have not come forward, were...

Perversion is not limited to one gender

Bianca Martinez, Editor-in-Chief

August 21, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The ability to sexually harass, abuse, molest or rape is not as male exclusive as mainstream society claims, with women being capable of committing such acts. Society has deemed women as gentle, unassuming and delicate and some women take advantage of this notion by sexually harassing others or committing...

The Met Gala wasn’t disrespecting Catholicism

Alison Hernandez

May 8, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The Catholics getting offended by the Met Gala’s latest theme, “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination," are making it shameful to have any association with the church. On Monday night celebrities showed off outfits inspired by the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s next Costume Institute...

Kanye West’s call to freedom from thought

Kanye West’s call to freedom from thought

David Jenkins

May 8, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Over the past few weeks, Kanye West has been tweeting and making public statements which are objectively insane and has been doing so under the guise of being a free thinker. What does he mean by this? It would be more accurate to say that he isn't a free thinker at all, if anything his words are indir...

Star Wars is losing ground to Avengers

John Chavez

May 8, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Is the Avengers more popular than Star Wars to the younger generation? With recent box office developments, it certainly seems that this is the case. The Avengers is not obsessed with nostalgia like Star Wars is, thus catering to an older generation, making it less popular with the newer generation. Star...

Free speech zone: conversion therapy

David Jenkins and Jackie Mena

May 1, 2018


Filed under Free Speech Zone, Opinion

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 fre...

‘Heterophobic homosexuals’ do not need conversion therapy

‘Heterophobic homosexuals’ do not need conversion therapy

Jasmine Martinez

May 1, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Freedom to choose conversion therapy, which is rooted in hateful and harmful ideologies perpetuated by homophobes, should not be a choice offered to LGBTQ people in the first place. In a recent letter to the editor, Wayne Lela considered it an insult to the “intelligence of people” that California legislators are considering Assembly Bill 2943, which woul...

The free market will destroy gay conversion therapy

David Jenkins

May 1, 2018


Filed under Opinion

California is trying to pass a law that would ban gay conversion therapy for adults and the moral police are having a cow. Though there are reasons to see the procedure as harmful, the practice itself should be done away with not through government intervention, but instead with better information. One...

Letter to the editor by Wayne Lela

May 1, 2018


Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

(Letter to the editor re AB-2943) In yet another insult to the intelligence of people, some California legislators are actually considering a bill (AB-2943) that would make it illegal for a consenting adult to receive therapy to try to resolve unwanted same-sex attractions or gender confusion. Hello!...

Avengers: Infinity War warming up for box office success

Carlos Ruiz

April 27, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The Marvel Cinematic Universe's most recent installment "Avengers: Infinity War" is going to be one of the best superhero movies of the year.The MCU is the most dominant franchise centered on superhero films today.If you're not a fan of seeing a crapload of superheroes on screen for two hours and 29 ...

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