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Grades overrule games

April 28, 2016

Campus Viewpoints: Academic Vs. Athletes

By Lauren Liddle

April 28, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Kevin Manzaneno, 19, physical education major."Students will get you farther than being an athlete."Nayeli Topete, 19, communications major."Athlete's seem more of a skill with education. You can build with the equal opportunity with educatio...

Procrastinate to be great

By Sydnie Mills

April 28, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Procrastination is a choice. If you're like me then you know all too well about the panic that sets in, the stress that builds and the relief that comes from finishing assignments or projects moments before they're due. I call th...

The struggle is real

By Eric Ramos

April 28, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinion

I overheard a student on campus say "the struggle is real" after forgetting to ask for mayonnaise and mustard packets for the turkey sandwich he just purchased. For me, the struggle is real when you have two jobs, are a part-ti...

Fantasies can’t be illegal

April 21, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Up for Debate

One of the most fun things that comes with watching sports is also one of the most dangerous.Sound familiar?It's not alcohol, it's betting. But not the kind of betting your grandfather used to do. Betting has arrived in the 21st...

Fantasy sports is a gamble

By Tayler Dahm

April 20, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Up for Debate

Any form or fantasy sports should be considered gambling and illegal in the state of Tennessee according to an opinion by state Attorney General Herbert Slatery. Although I think it shouldn't be illegal and if California took afte...

What I learned…attending Coachella 2016

By Phil Sidavong

April 20, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinion

During the day there's a vast land of lush, green grass full of people from different cultures, backgrounds and even continents. The desert heat is intense, and the people are somewhat sober.The music is blaring.At night, the...

Minimum wage increase will soon cause a nationwide movement for better or worse

By Jed Fernandez

April 14, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Last week the states of New York and California both passed laws that will increase the raise of minimum wage to $15 an hour over the course of the next few years in each respective state. The current minimum wage in Californi...

I got the digital cash

April 14, 2016

Campus Viewpoints: (e)money vs. Cash

By Tayler Dahm

April 14, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Eric Alvarado, 21, communication studies major"It depends on the situation, but I would prefer using mobile (emoney), it's easier. Say it's raining or something you can send someone money and not get wet." Clayton Martinez, 20, fire sc...

Social media helps us with self-esteem

By Tayler Dahm

April 8, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Up for Debate

Over the years social media has grown to be one of the most popular forms of communication, especially for young adults and teenagers. Whether it's Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat or something else, people use social me...

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