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Saying ‘no no’ to Momo

Saying ‘no no’ to Momo

Bianca Hull, Staff Writer

March 6, 2019


Filed under Editorial, Opinion, Top Stories

Are you parenting your children or is the internet doing it for you? It’s no surprise that in this day and age with the internet being so wildly available that parents hand their children things like iPads and cellphones to get a quick 20 minutes of peace, but that 20 minutes could cost some children...

Why Angelinos should give a ‘dam’

Why Angelinos should give a ‘dam’

Christopher Martinez, Sports Editor

February 27, 2019


Filed under Editorial, Opinion, Top Stories

In past years ice caps have began to resonate back to their liquid state and sea levels are infinitely rising due to climate change. Climate change is an ever growing threat to life on earth and within coming days we all could see just a case of what is it come in the form of a mega storm. This...

Peaceful migrants treading on thin ICE

Peaceful migrants treading on thin ICE

Quinae Austin and Edgar Mendoza

February 13, 2019


Filed under Editorial, Opinion, Top Stories

The recent arrest of 21 Savage has brought to light a problem bigger than crossing the border. According to an article by the New York Times, Savage’s lawyers stated that he will be released from custody on Wednesday 13, after having been detained by ICE for more than a week. ICE, intended to...

Don’t be afraid to say #metoo

Don’t be afraid to say #metoo

Edgar Mendoza, Staff Writer

January 30, 2019


Filed under Editorial, Opinion, Top Stories

The #metoo movement has lost sight of its initial purpose, becoming tainted by its use as a celebrity spotlight and lack of a system that provides both ready help and protection for both accusers and the accused. The movement was originally intended to help survivors of sexual violence, as stated...

Shutdown endangers the Native community

Shutdown endangers the Native community

Jasmine Martinez, Editor-in-Chief

January 22, 2019


Filed under Editorial, Opinion, Top Stories

As if non-Natives haven’t been the source of heartless destruction and violence towards Native Americans for centuries, the United States government continues being complicit in depleting these communities of crucial resources during the longest shutdown in history. Putting the lives of Native Americans...

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...

Stop the demonization of the migrants, blame their homeland’s governments!

Stop the demonization of the migrants, blame their homeland’s governments!

Eunice Barron, Staff Writer

November 10, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

In past weeks President Donald Trump and his conservative minions have been doing nothing but complain and demonize the current Central American migrant caravan by calling them "invaders." The real group of people that Trump and conservatives should point fingers at are the Honduran, Salvadoran and...

Don’t call the cops, get educated

Don’t call the cops, get educated

Tiara White, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Multiple social media trends have been made popular in 2018 but there is one specific trend that seems to be growing almost everyday. Women, predominantly white, calling the authorities on innocent black people to try and get them into trouble with the law. There have been many videos of white...

Don’t just listen to the accused, give the victim a chance

Don’t just listen to the accused, give the victim a chance

Alison Hernandez, Tiara White, and Eunice Barron

October 3, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh was accused of sexual assault allegations and people are being scummy enough to blame the alleged victim and spend time defending Kavanaugh which could be better spent properly investigating and questioning whether he is fit to be on the supreme court. On...

Women can be MVPs too

Women can be MVPs too

Christopher Martinez

September 18, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

In the world of sports, men are dominant, even when women have more winning seasons and records in comparison. Female athletes should be receiving just as much sports coverage than male athletes to attain equality within sports. There are many cases of men being more dominant in sports, but what no one ...

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