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Free Speech Zone: Should babies be genetically engineered?

Carmelita Islas Mendez, Managing Editor

December 4, 2018

Should babies be genetically engineered? Jonathan Lopez, English major "It’s hard to say because it’s risky and controversial. I am not going to lean toward either side. I think we all just have wait to see how this turns out." Philip Herrera, Culinary arts major "What I worry is that if you ... don’t have health benefits and if you don’...

Genetically engineered babies the new future for couples

Genetically engineered babies the new future for couples

December 4, 2018

Although it may be a touchy or a taboo topic, the idea of genetically engineering babies isn’t actually as bad as people may...

Veterans with ptsd should not have any access to guns

Keanu Ruffo

November 19, 2018

The fact that a man with a history of mental health issues has access to guns is stupid and dangerous.Ian Long, a marine veteran, who served in the Afghanistan war, shot and killed 12 people at a country bar in Thousand Oaks late Wednesday night before taking his own life. Last spring, Long had consistent episodes of awkward behavior which, suggested...

Free Speech Zone: Should people be held accountable for things they did as young adults?

Alison Hernandez, Online Editor

November 10, 2018

Due to Republicans coming to the defense of Brett Kavanaugh by stating that he was just a young adult when the events of the alleged sexual assault occurred, students around Cerritos College were asked to give their thoughts on the matter. Should people be held accountable for things they did as young adults? Liliana Gonzalez, animation major "I think when you're forcing someon...

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

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

November 10, 2018

In past weeks President Donald Trump and his conservative minions have been doing nothing but complain and demonize the current...

Pressuring someone to vote is not the same as encouraging

Alison Hernandez, Online Editor

November 10, 2018

Aggressively pushing others to vote by guilt tripping or pressuring them does more harm than good and it needs to stop. People need to figure out how to actually encourage others to vote before the next election season or they’ll risk discouraging people from voting altogether. U.S. citizens took to the polls on Nov. 6 to vote for the future of...

Trans rights are unalienable rights

Alison Hernandez, Online editor

October 29, 2018

If the Trump administration rewrites the definition of gender to erase trans and nonbinary people it will be committing a heinous sin by violating two of the three unalienable rights the U.S. government was sworn to protect when the Declaration of Independence was written, the right to life and the pursuit of happiness.   It’s disgusting...

Don't call the cops, get educated

Don’t call the cops, get educated

October 29, 2018

Multiple social media trends have been made popular in 2018 but there is one specific trend that seems to be growing almost everyday. Women,...

Shane Dawson should not be receiving hate over Jake Paul series

Marilyn Parra, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018

Shane Dawson should not be receiving any hate toward his new eight-part documentary series with infamous YouTube vlogger Jake Paul. Youtube's Shane Dawson is known for being likable and funny. He's been on YouTube for 10 years and has done videos from comedy skits to eating in his kitchen and now currently, documentary series. Dawson's recent...

Shane Dawson’s Jake Paul docu-series sheds a light on mental disorders

Karen Miramontes, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018

YouTube’s OG creator, Shane Dawson, has been uploading his eight-part documentary series about Jake Paul and it has left some viewers divided. Dawson's new investigative documentary series has changed the YouTube culture for the better by opening up a new discussion about difficult or taboo things. This new format of filming is especially new...

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