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Petition for the cause not for the profit

Carlos Martinez

April 3, 2018


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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


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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...

Practice What You Preach Black Panther

Cesar Villa

March 3, 2018


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The “Black Panther” film has surpassed the $700 million mark as of Monday in the worldwide box office, so why won’t Marvel Studios and parent Walt Disney Company listen to their fans that are petitioning them to donate 25 percent of the films income instead of the lousy $1 million they allocated...

American needs to learn a lesson

Jose Flores

March 3, 2018


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With all the tragedies happening in our borders, America will be a shithole country if our leaders don’t start taking the actions necessary to show who really runs the country. Majorly Stoneman Douglas High School is the most recent “schooting,” school shooting, that happened in our na...

Security is Secure Right?

Security is Secure Right?

Bianca Martinez and Desmond Byrd

February 27, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

The Cerritos College campus is an remarkably easy target, campus security is mediocre and there's nowhere to run for cover or even a nearby emergency pole to reach to alert the police. Yet, the famous "Run, Hide, Fight" is what we are supposed to use if there is an active shooter, and this clearly...

The political battle of mass shootings

Eunice Barron

February 27, 2018


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The recent school shooting in Parkland, Florida became the tip of the iceberg in the debate on gun control and the problem with mass shooting tragedies throughout the nation. Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'PvFxxsyIRs...

Kids need a childhood not guns

Bianca Martinez

February 27, 2018


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We are now living in a society where children feel that they have an obligation to sacrifice their young lives and childhood in order to fight for the lives of others. If this current situation does not read as fubar, then were all fucked, but not as much as the children of this nation. Embed from Getty Image...

Everyone is loved by someone

Stephanies Guerrero

February 26, 2018


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Valentine’s Day is here and for a lot of people it feels like a special holiday for them and their significant other.Yes, it can be thought of as a special holiday, but not necessarily just for one person and their romantic partner. Feb. 14 is considered to be a special day for couples. A day whe...

The Problem With The #MeToo/Times Up Movement

Eunice Barron

February 20, 2018


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Ever since the Harvey Weinstein sexual misconduct allegations became headline news, it has shocked not only the Hollywood industry but socially as well. Women of all ages in the workforce took these type of awareness more serious than before. No one deserves to be inappropriately touched, raped...

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