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There’s no ‘pro’ in profile

By Roy Garza

April 8, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Up for Debate

There's this one thing I always notice while on social media, but seldom will I act on it. It's a weird combination of self-doubt and jelousy, and believe me, It doesn't feel good at all. Social media sites leave myself and thous...

Faithful, faithful, faithful, faithful

By Phil Sidavong

April 8, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinion

"Bros before hoes."Such a phrase has been coined for the sole purpose of letting your friends know that they are more important than the woman, or significant other, in your life.But there is no reason for a friend to let a friend ...

‘Batman v. Superman’; more like critics vs. audiences

By Grant Hermanns

April 8, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinion

After nearly 15 years of development and multiple versions of a script, the long-awaited "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" has arrived, and its reception has gotten a lot of media attention due to the wide gap between the au...

Campus Viewpoints: Does social media affect your self-confidence?

By Jo Rankin

April 8, 2016

Filed under Opinion

"I think social media can both exploit and eliminate insecurities. It can cause people to value validation from strangers but it can also allow people to control what content they want to be a part of and share pictures/ideas th...

Campus Viewpoints: Should Junior College Tuition be Free?

By Jed Fernandez

March 31, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Kayla Jackson, 20, psychology major “Yeah I think so. I feel like four-years are pricey and it will help students out in the long run.” Angie Sanchez, 20, undecided “I think having free junior colleges would encourage individuals to go to school. I feel like a...

Campus Viewpoints: Download Vs. Streaming

By Matthew Sandoval

March 25, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Alan Corrales, 21, international relations major"I like to stream music from Soundcloud because its faster and more convenient."Jonathan Evangelista, 20, engineering major"I prefer streaming because it's easy to stream music from Soundcloud ...

NCAA student athletes are more than compensated for their time on and off the field

By Jed Fernandez

March 23, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Up for Debate

As the annual National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) men's basketball "March Madness" tournament is winding down, the topic of students athletes getting paid also resurfaces. I personally believe that these students ...

Exploitation at its finest; the NCAA needs to offer more for student athletes

By Phil Sidavong

March 23, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Up for Debate

College sports are just another pass time for fans to enjoy when they aren't watching professional sports, especially in the case of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) football and basketball.But, unlike the profe...

Defending our natural born rights

By Lauren Liddle

March 17, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Up for Debate

Rain or shine, the government can never cease giving the people their rights to privacy, speech and so much more.Major tech company Apple and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) are still fighting over trying to unlock th...

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