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On the Social Scene

By Diego Caceres and Evelyn Paulino

September 22, 2020

Spotify vs. Youtube Listening to music is such a hassle if you’re a cheapskate like me. I’m always using free trials then canceling them at the last minute to get the most out of my experience. If I ever need to jam out to music or feel sad for no apparent reason, I mainly use the free versions of Spotify or Youtube. I h...

More in the World of Entertainment

By Angelina Joleen Tayama Reyes-Chavez, Alex Kim, Ashlee Guardado, and Patrick Park

September 22, 2020

Horror Is The Best Genre Do you ever stay up late at night watching shows and movies, or maybe even reading books because you’re bored and can’t fall asleep? I find myself doing that way too much. No matter what, I always go back to the same genre: horror. Horror is by far the best genre ever created. When you wat...

In the Spirit of Autumn

By Jada Hikary, Anicia Aguilar, and Melissa Canales

September 22, 2020

Fall is the Best Season Orange and red hues, sweet cinnamon apples, sweaters. Fall, the best season of all, is upon us.  As we finally get a break from summer’s deadly heat, it’s important to appreciate the beautiful force that Autumn will bring to us. Finally, we can bathe in the comfort of sweatshirts and enjoy ou...

Eat Right, Eat This

By Violet Mbela, Pranesh Kumar, Lynn Lee, Brian Kim, and Aidan Sidikpramana

September 22, 2020

The Breakfast Discord For the past few days, I’ve been hearing my peers make small talk over what they have eaten for breakfast. The conversation varies from eggs to cereal to rice. “It’s the most important meal of the day,” they say. And as I sit there, taking in the contents of their meals, I begin to think of my...

Stop Patio Dining

By Aidan Sidikpramana, Staff Writer

September 21, 2020

For the past few months, coronavirus has seen a stark increase in COVID-19, especially in Texas, Florida, and California. After this massive increase in these states, the same occurred with states surrounding these areas. Laidback policies that allowed businesses to reopen way too early and failed to enforce social distancing ma...

Elect America’s Court

By Antonio Caceres, Staff Writer

September 21, 2020

With the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg mere weeks before the 2020 presidential election, a political fight for the future of our judiciary is about to ensue. One of the most consequential decisions that any president can make is an appointment to the United States Supreme Court. It is arguably the most powerful institution i...

Republicans Are OK With Terrorism

By Antonio Caceres, Staff Writer

September 10, 2020

I have continually been horrified by how American media equivocates between our two major parties. Their fear of being labeled “too liberal” has caused them to overcorrect and perpetuate conservative talking points in the name of fair representation. This terrible practice has come to the forefront with the coverage of ...

Paving the Way

By Antonio Caceres, Staff Writer

September 8, 2020

The Democratic Party since the Civil Rights Era has continually been the party of elevating American diversity. While the GOP has scoffed at the need for representation, Democrats see multiculturalism as a tenant to their success. The political party that once belonged to Jefferson and Jackson has continued to be the right s...

No Theaters, No Problem

By Diego Caceres, Staff Writer

September 6, 2020

Sometimes reality is one hard pill to swallow. Movie theaters take that stupid pill and chuck it out the window. They transport audiences from a dull reality into exciting stories that spark imaginations and tug on heartstrings. Sadly, sitting inches away from crying children and annoying teenagers is the opposite of a socially-d...

Navigating the Latest in Media

By Antonio Caceres, Alex Kim, Anicia Aguilar, and Brian Kim

September 6, 2020

The Mattel Convention   I don’t often hate-watch things, but the Republican National Convention has been an exception. I haven’t seen it in its entirety, of course, as a person can only consume so much misinformation. There is much to be said about this circus. I could go on and on about how the Republican Party...

Play Video Games Right

By Alexis Menor and Nilesh Kumar

September 6, 2020

Minecraft is Better Than Fortnite Two of the most well-known games in the United States are Minecraft and Fortnite. Mojang, Minecraft’s creator, developed a game that explores a blocky, 3D world. In contrast, Fortnite is a player versus player combat game. Players use modern weapons such as guns and bombs to battle opponen...

Shop Right

By Angelina Joleen Tayama Reyes-Chavez and Melissa Canales

September 5, 2020

May the Best Shoe Brand Win   When was the last time you bought a pair of shoes? Do you remember the brand? There are many different brands and styles to choose from - Converse, PF Flyers, New Balance, etc. However, none of them comes anywhere close to the best shoe brand in the world, Vans.   Vans are b...

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