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Make America think again

Make America think again

Lisabelle Panossian, Web Editor
May 17, 2016
Filed under Opinion

A passionate crowd of over 31,000 people at the Pacific Amphitheatre in Costa Mesa, California suddenly appeared on my television screen one afternoon. Was Ariana Grande in town? Was Led Zeppelin having another reunion tour? Did John Lennon resurrect from the dead? I asked myself all these questions...

Fans must be patient for ‘golden teams’

Fans must be patient for ‘golden teams’

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor
May 17, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Whether a fan of sports or not, much of the nation has been witness to the historic season Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors have put on. The team’s success is like a new baby that fans are keeping a watchful eye on. The Warriors had a 23-43 record during the 2011-12 season and produce...

Governor Jerry Brown considers changing the legal age for smoking

Governor Jerry Brown considers changing the legal age for smoking

Kristina Cary, Managing Editor
March 20, 2016
Filed under Opinion

The California Senate passed a bill over Thursday that will raise the legal smoking age from 18 to 21 that will now go to Gov. Jerry Brown, who could veto it or allow it to pass with or without a signature of approval. The bill, having already passed the state Assembly the week before, is one of se...

Think before you buy

Think before you buy

Editorial Board
March 16, 2016
Filed under Breaking News, Opinion, Staff Editorials

You see a $10 shirt in the window and think “What a steal,” not stopping to consider how it can be so cheap, or buy a chocolate bar, inexpensive enough to be purchased with your spare change. We have all found ourselves at the check-out counter, submitting to the lure of a well-advertised product...

What on Earth are we doing?

What on Earth are we doing?

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief
March 15, 2016
Filed under Opinion

From Pope Francis’ urge to protect our Earth in “Laudato Si” to Leonardo DiCaprio’s Oscar acceptance speech about climate change, global warming is garnering increasing attention from public figures. Scientists have warned of climate change and its consequences for years, including a rise in...

Mistakes outweigh greatness

Mistakes outweigh greatness

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor
March 15, 2016
Filed under Opinion

There is a difference between making an honest mistake because of ignorance and making a mistake because you never thought you would get caught. Maria Sharapova, the highest-paid female athlete in the world, says she has made a “mistake.” Sharapova admitted in a press conference last week to failing a drug test at the Aust...

Folding the Trump card

Folding the Trump card

Kendra Harvey, Managing Editor
March 14, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Listening to a drama-filled fight full of snarky comebacks and insults, I forget I am not watching the latest episode of “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” or girls fighting for “love” on “The Bachelor” — I am watching the potential future leaders of this country during a presidential debate. Political...

Women prove they can be prominent in male-dominated fields.

Women prove they can be prominent in male-dominated fields.

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief
February 5, 2016
Filed under Opinion

The Senate session on Capitol Hill last Tuesday was unconventional not because a major blizzard had taken place the weekend before, but because only female Senators and pages were present. “As we convene this morning, you look around the chamber, the presiding officer is female,” Sen. Lisa Murk...

Athletes must take risks at the expense of injury

Athletes must take risks at the expense of injury

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor
February 5, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Pop. It's the sound that athletes fear every time they step on the field or court. We have heard so many stories about athletes like Derrick Rose and Tom Brady tearing an Anterior Cruciate Ligament and being taken away from the sport they love for surgery and months of rehabilitation. ...

Racial insensitivity triggers community discussion

Racial insensitivity triggers community discussion

Editorial Board
February 4, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorials

As Black History Month begins, it can be easy to say there has been significant progress for African American rights since the 1940s civil rights movements, but even in 2016, racism is still a problem. Approximately 100 high schoolers from predominantly Catholic Bay Area high schools attended a "wigger"-...

Demonstrating responsibility with protests

Demonstrating responsibility with protests

Kendra Harvey, Managing Editor
February 4, 2016
Filed under Opinion

With the world’s eyes focused on the Super Bowl and Super Bowl City, a fan-based zone downtown with football-based activities, is attracting citizens throughout the Bay Area to utilize their First Amendment rights through a stream of organized protests that are more than just marching around with ...

Ads not so ‘Super’

Ads not so ‘Super’

Editorial Board
February 4, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorials

As Super Bowl 50 festivities begin in San Francisco, people all over the country are flooding to the City to take part in the excitement of the game. Although many females will watch Super Bowl 50 and other big time sporting events, male-exclusive advertisements, lack of encouragement and poor representation of female athletes in the media c...

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