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The Gentrification of Venice has Made Us Lose Our Community Values

Maya Manjarrez, Editor in Chief

April 14, 2017

Filed under Opinion

For the entirety of my 17 years of life, I’ve lived in Venice.

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Stop Invalidating Bisexuality

Stop Invalidating Bisexuality

April 10, 2017

Have you ever been attracted to the same sex and wondered whether you were gay, but then suddenly you realized that you were also attracted to the opposite sex?

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Discrimination Against People with Disabilities

Jennifer Romo, Entertainment Editor

April 5, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Back in middle school, in my science class, a peer of mine suffering from autism was often picked on for simply acting differently than other children.

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Mental Illness Importance

Mental Illness Importance

March 28, 2017

Mental health affects how we think, feel, and act.

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How Adults View Teens

How Adults View Teens

March 24, 2017

A lot of the time, we teens can’t wait to be fully grown so that we can finally leave high school behind and live life by our own rules.

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Immigration: ICE

Immigration: ICE

March 23, 2017

Having undocumented parents, I can’t imagine what it would be like for my younger sisters and me if one day my parents don’t come back from work because they have been detained.

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Mixed Gender vs. Single Gender Schools

Mixed Gender vs. Single Gender Schools

March 22, 2017

I believe that mixed gender schools are better and more beneficial for students.

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Beauty Pageants and Competitions

Andrea Garcia, Reporter

March 21, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Beauty pageants are contests based on mainly the physical qualities of the contestants.

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Women and Sexual Assault at Concerts

Emily Elias, Assistant Opinion Editor

March 18, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Sexual assault is a huge epidemic at concerts.

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Piercings and Tattoos are Art

Piercings and Tattoos are Art

Briana Marcial Castillo, Opinion Editor

March 3, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Tattoos are still often seen as a tasteless form of art and piercings as body mutilation. Though these...

Find a Better Way to Discipline your Children

Find a Better Way to Discipline your Children

Andrea Garcia, Reporter

March 2, 2017

Filed under Opinion

There’s a tremendous difference between child abuse and physical discipline. People use physical discipline as a way to teach their kids not to repeat a certain action.

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How Predictable Will Best Picture At The Oscars Be This Year?

Sebastien Balembois, Reporter

February 24, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Sebastien Balembois Entertainment 2/08/17   How Predictable Will Best Picture At The Oscars Be This Year?   The 89th Annual Academy Awards are approaching. Over the years, a wide variety of movies have won Best Picture; some have been unpredictable and others were very much expected to win.   For examp...

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