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Violence needs to stop at sporting events

Randy Tejeda, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Security needs to be at the parking lot of any stadium because sometimes fans can be angry that their team lost or they get drunk at the stadium. Fans should not have to go through what Rafael Reyna or Brian Stow went through when they were attacked at a stadium. If this were to happen again, people...

The problem with doctor’s notes

Kianna Znika

April 9, 2019


Filed under Opinion

If people can see that others are fighting for universal healthcare, they need to realize there is a reason behind this desire: not everyone has health insurance.Health insurance is something some take for granted, either because they pay for it, or they’ve got it covered by their family or job. I...

Heed the gospel of LA’s fallen messiah

Heed the gospel of LA’s fallen messiah

Jah-Tosh Baruti and Michael Reza

April 9, 2019


Filed under Editorial, Opinion, Top Stories

Black on black violence to this point has been an endless loop plaguing Los Angeles streets for decades and the recent killing of Grammy-nominated rapper Nipsey Hussle is the straw that broke the camel’s back. This type of violence takes no inventory of the hurt it places on people. Not only that,...

The Ilhan Omar Controversy Shows how little we care about Freedom and Justice for all

Nizar Milbes, Staff Writer

March 15, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Amid the frenzy surrounding Congresswoman Ilhan Omar's Comments about the influence of Lobby Groups and accusation of antisemitism, the disregard for the plight and freedom of the Palestinian people is even more apparent. Backlash against Omar's statements went as far as prompting Democratic House...

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...

Free Speech Zone: What can be done to prevent things like the Momo challenge from happening again?

Edgar Mendoza, Staff Writer

March 6, 2019


Filed under Free Speech Zone, Opinion

Jessica: "I think it's controversial with what you can and can't do about it, but for parents I think they should see what their kid is watching and make sure they know what it is. For the kids, if you see something like that pop up, get off the app and tell your parents." Daisy:" Personally I have a cousin w...

Breakup with your boyfriend, he’s bored

Bianca Hull, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019


Filed under Opinion

These hoes aint loyal? No. These bros aint loyal. The newest twitter thread that will have you laughing while feeling slightly ashamed at some of the male population. Seven time Grammy nominee Ariana Grande released a new album titled “thank u, next” which quickly soared to the top of the charts,...

Apple’s anti-gay emoji is not real but it could be a real disaster

Kianna Znika, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019


Filed under Opinion

As far as situations go, Apple should consider itself lucky: a real anti-LGBT emoji would have been a disaster. If you’re still upset with the company over the anti-gay emoji, it’s time to learn that it was nothing more than a glitch that’s not even Apple’s doing; it’s Unicode! Unicode...

The ‘Empire’ star who cried hate!

The ‘Empire’ star who cried hate!

Quinae Austin and Alison Hernandez

February 27, 2019


Filed under Opinion

“Empire” star Jussie Smollett, is now out on bond just weeks after he reported an alleged assault and claiming it was a hate crime. The Chicago Police Department investigated and found out that the actor actually orchestrated the assault himself. Smollett's story started to fall apart when...

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...

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