Editorial: Magnet Students Get Special Treatment

September 11, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Magnet students at Venice get special treatment that students in the regular school don’t get. There are two magnet programs at Venice, the World Languages and Global Studies Magnet and Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine Magnet, or STEMM. Both are great programs that give opportunities to students from...

UCs vs. Cal States: What’s the Better Option?

UCs vs. Cal States: What’s the Better Option?

April Cuarenta, Features Reporter

September 5, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Seniors often think that getting into a UC (University of California) is probably the hardest and most...

Colorism Harms How We See Ourselves

Briana Marcial Castillo, Opinion Editor

June 2, 2017

Filed under Opinion

  Has anyone ever questioned how you could possibly be the race or nationality you are due to how your skin was “so white?” If so, that’s colorism. Colorism is defined as prejudice or discrimination against individuals based on their skin tone, typically among people of the same ethnic or racial group. How is...

Don’t Use the N-Word

Don’t Use the N-Word

June 2, 2017

In our society, many people refer to their friends as “n***a”. It can be described as a term of endearment, somewhat like saying “buddy,” “pal” or “bro.”

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Reverse Racism is Not Real

Reverse Racism is Not Real

May 31, 2017

White people will simply never experience racism at the level that minorities do, and people who think that reverse racism is real need to stop acting as if whites experience racism on such a level.

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Social media: a way to connect and disconnect

Aracelly Cotrina, Reporter

May 30, 2017

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Social media has been around for several years. From Facebook to Twitter and the now to the most popular, Instagram and Snapchat.

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Are Cellphones the New Drug?

Michelle Gonzalez, Reporter/Photographer

May 22, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Everywhere I go, people are using their phone even when it isn’t necessary.

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Stop Humiliating People With Accents

Briana Marcial Castillo, Opinion Editor

May 18, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Growing up as a bilingual child, I’ve had my fair share of stutters and pronunciation mishaps when I was first learning to speak and enunciate my words clearly.

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Editorial: Don’t Fear Reporting Crimes if You’re Undocumented

May 18, 2017

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A person’s legal status in the U.S. shouldn’t stop them from reporting a crime for fear of deportation. Being a victim of domestic abuse or sexual assault shouldn’t stop anyone from reporting it because it’s the police’s job to “protect and serve.” There has been a decline in the amount of reports made by Latinos...

Community College is Okay

Community College is Okay

May 16, 2017

When I tell people that I’m going to attend a community college, many people ask “Why?”

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People Should Learn How to Cook

People Should Learn How to Cook

Aracelly Cotrina, Reporter

May 16, 2017

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There are a lot of benefits to learning how to cook, especially if you spend a lot of your time home alone.

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Stop Making Sexist Remarks

Stop Making Sexist Remarks

May 15, 2017

Ever since I was a little girl, I remember being told that I “run like a girl”.

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