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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...

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...

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