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LAUSD union strike continues in pursuit of improving schools despite rainy weather

LAUSD union strike continues in pursuit of improving schools despite rainy weather

Jasmine Martinez, Editor-in-Chief

January 16, 2019


Filed under News, Top Stories

Chants of “Beutner, Beutner you’re no good, treat your students like you should” rang through wind and rain as Los Angeles Unified School District teachers and community members rallied in support of better schools on Jan. 14. Cold, wet weather did not deter strikers from hours of marching with...

Sweet victory, state champions once again

Sweet victory, state champions once again

Randy Tejeda, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Soccer, Sports, Top Stories

The Cerritos men's soccer team obtained the California Community College Athletic Association State Championship for the fourth time on Dec. 2, its first title since 2014. The Falcons obtained their five playoff wins against Cuyamaca College (3-0), Oxnard College (1-0), Santa Monica College (3-0),...

Genetically engineered babies the new future for couples

Genetically engineered babies the new future for couples

Rebecca Aguila, Staff Writter

December 4, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Opinion, Top Stories

Although it may be a touchy or a taboo topic, the idea of genetically engineering babies isn’t actually as bad as people may think and could actually be a big benefit. Pretty soon, technology will be taking over the world and sooner or later you’ll be given the power to ensure that you will have...

Under the Radar: Surfing Skyscrapers

Under the Radar: Surfing Skyscrapers

Christopher Martinez, Staff Writer

November 18, 2018


Filed under Columns, Sports, Top Stories

Every sport has their wild side; swimming has water polo, diving has cliff diving and surfing has one of the craziest of them all, big wave surfing. The average wave surfed on local beaches, also known as the local shore-break, is between 1-3 meters or 5-12 feet. Although the craziness in surfing...

Shmackem: The resilient LA Rams

Shmackem: The resilient LA Rams

Jah-Tosh Baruti, Freelancer

November 17, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Men's Sports, Shmackem, Sports, Top Stories

The Los Angeles Rams returned to its winning ways taking on the Seattle Seahawks, proving the team is still a force to be reckoned with. Sunday’s game versus the Seahawks turned out to be a 36-31 win for the Rams. Although the margin of victory wasn’t substantial, it showed that this Rams squ...

Bianca Bitches: Celebrate a woman’s success, don’t degrade it

Bianca Bitches: Celebrate a woman’s success, don’t degrade it

Bianca Martinez, Editor-in- Chief

November 14, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Bianca Bitches, Columns, Top Stories

GQ’s latest magazine cover has proven that a woman’s accomplishment can never be celebrated for what it is: her accomplishment. There must be always some allusion towards a man whenever a woman is being celebrated and that must be put to an end. GQ’s magazine cover featured the ever-badass tennis player S...

Camp Flog Gnaw: better than Fyre Festival, not as good as Coachella

Camp Flog Gnaw: better than Fyre Festival, not as good as Coachella

Marilyn Parra, Staff Writer

November 12, 2018


Filed under Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Music, Top Stories

Hyped fans and Golf Wang enthusiasts filled Dodger Stadium this past weekend, Nov. 10-11. Tyler the Creator's annual festival Camp Flog Gnaw, had everything from food, alcohol, rides and music. The two-day event is a special festival that started back in 2012. Wristbands went on sale in May which...

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