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False Assumptions About Homeless People

False Assumptions About Homeless People

Mia chairez, staff writer

November 29, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Patrick and Cindy Kennard both had a college degree and stable jobs. They also found themselves homeless. Their story was first reported by NBC news. Patrick worked at a bank call center, while Cindy worked at a childcare facility as a director. They have three girls: 16 year old Brianne, 14 year old...

Dumb English: Big Words Ahead

Dumb English: Big Words Ahead

James Twinn, Staff Writer

November 29, 2016


Filed under Opinion

English is an ever evolving language. People say it’s demanding to learn because we are constantly adding new words and phrases it’s hard to keep up. It is acceptable because language that can keep up with the times is a much more lasting one. However, recently I’ve noticed that adhering to all...

Kindergarten College

Kindergarten College

James Twinn, Staff Writer

November 29, 2016


Filed under Opinion

College and university campuses are often very liberal settings because young adults are within proximity to others of different faiths, beliefs and political stances in a place meant to develop you into educated adults. Colleges are commonly sites for social movements, protests and campaigns that reflect...

Special Education Equality

Special Education Equality

AdreAna Ortega, Staff Editor

November 28, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Understanding is the key to ending discrimination for our special education peers. Not all special needs students behave or learn the same way. There are roughly 20 common disabilities found in schools, which presents a challenge to even the most well-meaning students while trying to learn the varying...

Donald Trump vs Donald Trump

Donald Trump vs Donald Trump

Camila Rivera, staff writer

November 28, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Throughout the course of Donald Trump’s road to the White House, we have been able to meet his alternate personality on Twitter and in rallies, soon when he often shames women, Muslims and so many more, so many in fact that I cannot name because this article would never end. We have also seen the Donald...

Call of Duty Infinite Warfare Skepticism

Call of Duty Infinite Warfare Skepticism

John Kline, Editor

November 28, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Call of Duty is an old franchise that prides itself on its wide fan base, yet recently the fans are outraged at the newest game in the series. Many have expressed their worries online regarding the (Infinity Ward) developers’ lack of attention fan desires. The future setting, movement system, supply...

College Football Playoff Controversy

College Football Playoff Controversy

Gavin Mancha, Staff Writer

November 28, 2016


Filed under Opinion

If you ask a group of college football fans, “what do you like better the new and improved playoffs or the old fashion Bowl Championship Series system? Chances are you’ve just started one ugly debate. Ironically the playoffs were created to resolve the controversy in the BCS system, after countless...

THE TRUTH ABOUT YOUR FOOD

THE TRUTH ABOUT YOUR FOOD

Jose Serrano, Staff Writer

November 28, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

It’s 2016, a year in which many things have changed, compared to the era of the baby boomers. A year where things like gay marriage rules the land here in the US, and women can now vote and work, and do anything they wish too, which is the right way of life! However, there is still one topic that is...

Is 18 a good age to be considered an adult?

Is 18 a good age to be considered an adult?

Rodinay Murphy, Staff Writer

April 29, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Why can you legally drive at age sixteen but cannot legally drink alcohol until age twenty-one? Why can you sign up to join the military at age seventeen but can’t rent a car until your twenty-five? We all know these are just some of the legal inconsistencies teens face. What many of us may not know,...

The typical American family is failing

The typical American family is failing

Rodinay Murphy, Staff Writer

April 29, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Have you noticed how much families have seemed to change since the 1960’s and 1970’s?  Did you know that in 46% of all two parent households both parents are working full-time? That’s a 31% increase since the year of 1970. The average American family has developed into a household in which everyone...

Derrick Rose: A true fighter

Derrick Rose: A true fighter

Conner Weigant, Staff Writer

April 29, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Basketball is a game that’s been around just over a hundred years and it’s a sport known for many things from the high flying dunks to the long distance three pointers but the one thing that seems so notorious for twenty seven year old Bulls point guard Derrick Rose is his reoccurring injuries. Although...

Less for More: The Video Game Problem

Less for More: The Video Game Problem

John Kline, Staff Writer

April 25, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Video games, they’re a highly increasing industry of entertainment. Only a few years ago the only place you could play games was the arcade. Now you can play at home, on the computer, on your phone, and so on. It’s a growing platform for creating a fan base and franchise which leads to some great...

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