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The Foster Care System

Sabrina Miranda, Staff writer

March 5, 2018

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  More than 500,000 children are in foster care in the United States, most have been victims of repeated abuse and prolonged neglect. More than 40 percent of children placed in foster care are moved to different foster o...

Time to Start Reflecting

Jesus Castillo, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018

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Seniors in high school start reflecting on their high school lives and most can agree that if they would go back and do something different or give some advice to their freshmen selves they would. “Sh*t, don't get caught up with females, l...

Freshman Year Matters

Freshman Year Matters

March 5, 2018

The Wall between Us

Evette Gallardo, Editor

March 5, 2018

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The woman pulls her coat closer to her as she takes a step out the door. It’s Monday and she’s taking her kids to school. Her trembling hands pull open the car door as she tries to wipe away any fear, evident on her face. ...

When It Comes to Drug Addicts, a Tough Approach May Not Be The Right One

Christopher Gutierrez, Staff Writer

June 7, 2017

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I sat in the living room of my Grandmother’s house. The house was anything but clean; the hard hours of cleaning my Grandma put herself through were overshadowed by the roaches crawling through the walls, the rats hiding in t...

Power to the Proletariat

Bibiana Canales, Staff Writer, Opinion Editor

June 7, 2017

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Imagine a world where you can not eat your favorite food-whether it be a specific bag of chips or a homemade meal- can you even deal with the idea of not being able to smell that smell or taste that taste ever again?   ...

Live And Let Live

Kassandra Cisneros, Staff Writer, Opinion Editor

June 5, 2017

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At eleven years old I wake up to the echo of slamming doors and screams. They belonged to my sister. She had just come home from a night out, there had been many in the wake of her eighteenth birthday. But tonight was different. Toni...

Look At Yourself You’re Beautiful

Tabitha Solis, Staff Writer, Student Life Editor

June 1, 2017

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I remember the day vividly. Nine year old me, standing on a cold, dusty weight scale after the first time I was called fat. I knew I wasn’t exactly skinny, but I wasn’t exposed to the word “fat” yet. 42 percent of girls fir...

Test to be the Best

Lizbeth Alfaro, Staff Writer

June 1, 2017

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She sat at her desk with a math worksheet in front of her, breezing through the problems, not really trying. Later that same week, she sat at her same desk, with a frown, looking down at the same piece of paper. It had a red ...

STARs On Campus

Pricila Gomez, Staff Writer, News Editor

June 1, 2017

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It’s rush week. The fraternities and sororities are scrambling to recruit students to for their Greek organizations. I am a junior. And I’m walking through the farmer’s market smell the sweet scent from strawberries is amon...

The Pursuit Of Happiness

Itzelth Gamboa, Staff Writer, Student Life Editor

June 1, 2017

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  After weeks and weeks of constant work and stress and dance practice, there comes an afternoon -even if it is just for a few hours- of pure happiness. This is her free time and although there are moments where there i...

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