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The Internet is in danger — but you can help

The Internet is in danger — but you can help

November 29, 2017

On Dec. 14, the Federal Communications Commission and Chairman Ajit Pai will vote to end the Obama-era internet protections known as net neutrality. These protections are central to an open and free Int...

Haters gon’ hate

Haters gon’ hate

November 28, 2017

"Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press….” There’s a reason this is the Fi...

Money in Disneyheim

Money in Disneyheim

November 26, 2017

For Southern California natives, there are only two responses to Disneyland: it’s a magical place where dreams come true, or it’s the mecca of capitalism, whiny children and overpriced yet average tast...

Shop ‘til you drop coffee on your keyboard

Sarah Duenas, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017

Filed under Opinions

As the holidays get closer, so does Black Friday, as it robs people of having a relaxing Thanksgiving with family. With claims of having the best sales, shopping in person on Black Friday always seems to make people forget what the holiday is actually about: a time to be thankful for your loved ones and spend the whole day enjoying amazing food. When it comes to shopping, it is way easier to spend money online from the ...

Promoting social justice

Liam Brown, Contributing Writer

November 19, 2017

Filed under Letters to the Editor

Injustice can affect anyone, at any time. Current social justice issues, including the NFL protests that target racial injustice, expose the deeply flawed systems that we often take for granted or overlook. My idea of social justice is the assignment of merited rewards to groups who are marginalized and assignment of punishments to those who marginalize such groups. Some of the social groups marginalized today include wome...

Shootings are bigger than blaming the mentally ill

Shootings are bigger than blaming the mentally ill

November 14, 2017

Several mass shootings have occurred lately. Most recently, 27 people were killed and 20 were injured at a church in Texas. President Donald Trump and gun ownership supporters argue that the shooting epid...

An American food story

An American food story

Hannah Getahun, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017

Filed under Opinions

The amount of food waste that Americans produce is atrocious to say the least. According to The National Resources Defense Council, 40 percent of food in America is thrown out. An average American throw...

No trash, no problem

No trash, no problem

November 7, 2017

There’s a hot new craze in town that’s sweeping millennials off their feet, and mainstream society is not quite sure what to make of it. The zero-waste movement, as the name suggests, empowers fol...