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Voting for the first time

Voting for the first time

Zach Saldivar, Online Manager
November 17, 2016
Filed under Columns, Showcase

As a first-time voter, there is some uncertainty as to what voting is like. Is it glamorous? Does it fill you with patriotism? I would say no to the former, and yes to the latter. I voted at a local elementary school, it was around 4:00 PM, a quiet afternoon, there was only one other man voting there...

Why Protest the Trump Victory?

Why Protest the Trump Victory?

Wyatt Terlaak, Staff Writer
November 13, 2016
Filed under Focus, Showcase, Uncategorized

Donald Trump’s presidential victory was one of the most historic and divisive election results in American political history. So, it is understandable for people to not be happy with the Trump victory, especially since the country was so evenly split. But that does not justify rioting and protesting...

Street Art or Destruction?

Street Art or Destruction?

Ashley Ramynke, Feature Editor
October 28, 2016
Filed under Media&Arts, Showcase

British street artist Banksy once proclaimed that, “Art should comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable.” Embodying the controversy behind the wreckage of Donald Trump’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame this past Wednesday the 26th of October. Trump was originally awarded his star...

The Race Continues

The Race Continues

Adeline Sims, Music Editor
September 28, 2016
Filed under Showcase

The first Presidential Debate of 2016 hit off with both candidates walking on the stage to shake hands, Hillary Clinton from the left, Donald Trump from the right.   Many important topics were brought up during the debate, and both candidates brought up many issues that have been at the for...

Sweet Seventeen

Sweet Seventeen

Celia Janes, Op/Ed Editor
March 10, 2016
Filed under Columns, Showcase

In twenty-two states, seventeen-year-old citizens can vote in primaries, provided that they will be eighteen by the general election in November.  California is not one of those states. Of course, this election differs substantially from previous years.  Many would argue that there are no strong...

Looking Toward the New Year

Looking Toward the New Year

Celia Janes, Op/Ed Editor
December 31, 2015
Filed under Columns, Showcase

As 2015 comes to a close, people are beginning to reminisce about all that has happened this year.  It certainly has been groundbreaking, with the “dress debate,” Caitlyn Jenner, Donald Trump, and recently, the Miss Universe fiasco.  While we look back at what has happened this year, both globally...

Hillary Clinton Announces 2016 Presidential Bid

Hillary Clinton Announces 2016 Presidential Bid

Olivia Addington, Advertising Editor
April 13, 2015
Filed under Editor's Picks, Focus

On Sunday, Mrs. Clinton announced to the U.S that she would seek out being president for the  second time as the likely 2016 Democratic nominee. She released a 2 minute video quoting “Everyday Americans need a champion. And I want to be that champion,” Mrs. Clinton said. “So I'm hitting the...

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