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A Different Kind Of Testing

Kimberly Cruz, Staff Writer, Sports Editor

April 7, 2017

Filed under Opinion

What would you do if your friend was an addict or if they had  an overdose? If you truly cared you would want to ease their pain and help them get through it, but how would you get through to them. What would you be able to do th...

Why Welfare Doesn’t Work

Christopher Gutierrez, Staff Writer

April 7, 2017

Filed under Opinion

The idea of welfare is an age old and constantly controversial topic. It stems from a want to help people who cannot help themselves, or to at least help put people to a point where they can help themselves. Welfare is one of t...

Overwatch Worthy Of The Best Game Title

Jaden Gonzales, Staff Writer

April 7, 2017

Filed under A&E, Opinion

Overwatch is a first person shooter released in May of 2016 that immediately skyrocketed in sales and got a ton of praise from gamers around the world. This game was voted best game of 2016, which I am in complete agreement with.    ...

Don’t Give Up On The Things You Love

Itzelth Gamboa, Staff Writer, Student Life Editor

April 7, 2017

Filed under Opinion

A while ago, a friend of mine said that she didn’t want to do something because she was afraid of being bad at it. I don’t remember what it was, but I remember my response being “so?” Because in that moment, the only thing ...

Once a Cheater, Always a Cheater? Not Necessarily

Pricila Gomez, Staff Writer, News Editor

April 7, 2017

Filed under Opinion

It’s easy for someone to say that they would never stay with a person who cheated on them. However, most of the time, that is not the case. Perhaps we have the innate desire to view these situations as simple black and wh...

The Price Of Comedy

Bibiana Canales, Staff Writer, Opinion Editor

April 7, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Comedy memes and videos have become a popular part of internet culture, but have we ever thought of the lives of the people in the pictures? Did we ever get permission to put them on display and mock them?   Now, I ...

A Second Chance Is A Luxury No Cheater Deserves

Andrew Del Rosario, Contributing Writer

April 7, 2017

Filed under Opinion

It would seem that the formula for a functional relationship is simple enough: just do what’s expected of you as a partner, love your other half, trust the other half, forgive each other’s faults, don’t go to sleep ang...

Don’t Care What People Think Of You? You Should

Melody Beattie, Staff Writer

April 7, 2017

Filed under Opinion

“I don't live my life to please anyone.” “I don't care what anyone thinks.” “If you don't like me, don't talk to me, problem solved.”   Actually, problem not solved.   In our culture, this statement has b...

Gender Roles Need To Go

Lizbeth Alfaro, Staff Writer

April 7, 2017

Filed under Opinion

As kids grow up, Moms  teach their daughters to cook and clean, while Dads teach their sons how to fix cars or mow the lawn. This is fine, but what happens when the daughter’s car breaks down or when the son gets hungry? ...

Makeup Renaissance

Diane Alba, Staff Writer, A&E Editor

April 7, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Out of nowhere it seems that just about everyone can do makeup. I walk from one class to another and it is as if I am walking past an assembly line that manufactures amazing eyebrows. I have found that thanks to the popularizati...

An Open Letter To My Parents

Anonymous

April 7, 2017

Filed under Opinion

“God made Adam and Eve. Not Adam and Adam or Eve and Eve.” This is a statement both my parents strongly go by whenever it comes to two people of the same sex being together. Little do they know, their own daughter is bisexual....

A Thank-you Letter to My Ex

Hilary Lopez, Staff Writer, News Editor

March 17, 2017

Filed under Opinion

I’m going to start off by thanking you. Thank you for keeping two years of my life, and then letting me know that you didn’t think you loved me anymore a couple days before Christmas. I was crushed then. But they say we h...

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