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The booming era of casual sex

The booming era of casual sex

October 6, 2016

I grew up in a conservative, Christian household. I was constantly scrutinized for my preferences because I didn’t want to meet a man in the church like everyone else in the community did. My family b...

The real zodiac killer

The real zodiac killer

October 5, 2016

It was a staggering day when charismatic Leos became spontaneous Cancers, harmonious Libras became modest Virgos and the adventurous Sagittarians became whatever an Ophiuchus is. NASA announced a sh...

The Skater in the rye

The Skater in the rye

Caitlyn Mendoza, Staff Writer

October 5, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinions

Living one’s life in hiding is something nobody should go through,but unfortunately many people — more specifically, LGBT community members – do for the vast majority of their lives. Why? Many o...

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...