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Why are NFL Players Taking Knee?

Why are NFL Players Taking Knee?

Javonne Crumby, Contributor

October 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The controversy surrounding NFL players taking a knee during the national anthem is undoubtedly garnering more attention. Yet the disapproval of this movement, sparked by Colin Kaepernick, seems to have an underlying issue. People seem to disapprove of who are protesting and what they think is being...

Kendall and Kylie Need to Stick to What They Know: Lip Gloss

Kendall and Kylie Need to Stick to What They Know: Lip Gloss

Anny Haro, Contributor

July 21, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

I remember when I was younger I had a really cheesy Photoshopped picture of me and Zac Efron and I thought it was the coolest thing ever. Who wouldn't want to be Photoshopped with an awesome celebrity? Well, turns out Kendall and Kylie Jenner thought the same thing, but it didn't turn out so well co...

Hypocrisy of the Alt Right

Hypocrisy of the Alt Right

Gregory Bates, Contributor

July 12, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The actions of Kathy Griffin posing with a fake bloody head of Donald Trump left some angry and some entertained. Although the Alt Right have the right to be angry, I’ve noticed that they either don’t care, or have selective memory of when  many Republicans portrayed rude images of Obama after he won...

Please, don’t be that customer

Anny Haro, Contributor

July 5, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Today many millennials are starting their first jobs at a young age where they don't have any experience. Thankfully there are many entry level jobs that service customers in the food or retail industry that require little to no experience. Sounds great, right? Discounts on your favorite brands, free f...

How Useful Is Our TVF Degree?

How Useful Is Our TVF Degree?

Anny Haro, Contributor

June 29, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Every college student wants to ensure that the four to five years they spent at the university were worth it. We want reassurance that the classes we took to achieve our degree taught us everything we need to know about our specialty and give us confidence to make it in the real world. That doesn’t ...

Shut Up and Play Ball

Shut Up and Play Ball

Gregory Bates, Contributor

June 26, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Colin Kaepernick, former Quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers, has drawn both criticism and support during last year’s NFL season when he refused to stand for U.S. National Anthem to protest the unjust treatment people of color. Some of the cases as to why he refused to stand was police brutality, ...

Has the Presidency become a joke?

Has the Presidency become a joke?

J. Aaron Delgado, Managing Editor

May 25, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Ever since January 20, President Donald Trump’s Inauguration day, conversations about politics have changed and further divided the nation between supporters and opposers of the President. With even more heated debate about politics going around, so has talk about a possible new trend for potential...

Why can’t I fail classes?

Why can’t I fail classes?

Carlos Gomez, Web Editor

May 12, 2017


Filed under Opinion

One of the greatest (and perhaps the most challenging) things to do as a first generation child is go to college to pursue a degree. All you want to do is make your family proud, and see yourself succeed in the field of your choice. However, college courses tend to be very different to any classes t...

Sorry Kid, They Don’t Advertise That On the White House

Marrian Zhou, Editor in Chief

May 5, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Saturday, April 30 marks the 100th day of Trump’s presidency. According to NBC News, Trump has signed 29 executive orders, 28 pieces of legislation into law, confirmed 25 appointees, one Supreme Court nominee, and so far received an overall job-approval rating of 40 percent. In an interview with R...

Rhetoric or Right-Wing Revolution?

Rhetoric or Right-Wing Revolution?

Miguel Arriola, Intern

April 24, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The sweeping agenda of the Trump Administration and the acrimonious divisions that have been exposed in American politics have led some to wonder about the current social paradigm in the United States. In an interview that aired April 12, the award-winning investigative journalist, Allan Nairn, tol...

Springing into Break

Springing into Break

J. Aaron Delgado, Photo Editor

April 4, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The time has finally arrived. Spring Break, where all of us students can put their studies on pause for a week of rest, unless one or more of your professors assigned lengthy homework, which someone may spend a good amount of their break working on it, and for those who have to work. The cliché portr...

Taking Cal State LA to New Places

Taking Cal State LA to New Places

Carlos Gomez, Web Editor

March 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Drones have been a huge hit ever since last year. In fact, these new toys were a major gift for many families across the United States during the holiday season. Many of these new drones come equipped with cameras to capture stills and videos for the user. There are many applications for this new technology,...

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