MENU
California’s need for weed

California’s need for weed

October 2, 2016

Colorado, Washington and Oregon all have something unconventional in common — and no, it’s not that they’re all states; the three have legalized marijuana in their respective territories and have...

Shimon Peres: peacemaker or war-enthusiast?

Shimon Peres: peacemaker or war-enthusiast?

September 28, 2016

It’s a controversial date in history — May 14, 1948  — the day Jewish Agency Chairman David Ben-Gurion proclaimed the establishment of the Jewish state in Palestine, calling the newly created nat...

Did you know your information is up for sale on the black market?

Caitlyn Mendoza, Staff Writer

September 27, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinions

You’ve probably heard about the black market — a place where illegal narcotics, dangerous weapons, stolen information and even illicit pornography are sold. However, the black market is not an actual location — so where exactly does one purchase these kinds of contraband? Surprisingly enough, the black market can be reached through the comfort of one’s home, for it lives on the internet — in a location of...

The sugar association’s victims

The sugar association’s victims

September 27, 2016

It was the 1960s and a wild epidemic was on the rise — a plethora of Americans, mostly adult men were consistently dying of coronary heart disease. Researchers were attempting to pinpoint whether the cu...

Stat Wars: The Polls Awaken

Stat Wars: The Polls Awaken

September 25, 2016

When the New York Times reported that Hillary Clinton’s chances of winning were at 90 percent sometime in August, I felt a great sense of security.After all, Clinton is the only candidate running wit...

Surfers are stompin’ again

Surfers are stompin’ again

Jorge Paniagua, Opinions Editor

September 21, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinions

When it comes to music, there is plenty of talk about which genres are dead or not. Claims such as “punk is dead” and “hip-hop is dead,” come naturally for the respective genre’s aficionado that can...

From Guate-Mala to Guate-Buena

From Guate-Mala to Guate-Buena

September 21, 2016

When you think about Guatemala, what comes to mind? Actually, a better question might be: Can you locate Guatemala on a map? The significance of what the Guatemalan people are currently enduring in the...

Social Media’s impact on the heartbroken college student

Nubia Valdez, Staff Writer

September 19, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinions

So you’re going through a break-up and you’ve got a midterm in a few days — you’ve come to the drastic conclusion that the end of the world is nigh. Not only are you going through a somber state of emotional agony, but you’re also about to fail that freaking test. Moreover, social media doesn’t seem to be making matters any better for your heartbroken soul. The temptation to “check up” on an ex is very pre...