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Buying into the façade of cheap clothing

Buying into the façade of cheap clothing

September 24, 2017

Popular clothing brands have become problematic; their prices are suspiciously low, and consumers fail to understand the repercussions of their shopping brand preferences. Big-time women’s clothing com...

A call for sanctuary

Jane Close Conoley, President

September 20, 2017

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

A call for the campus to be a sanctuary represents to me a realistic and authentic need to feel and be safe. Such a call is evocative because there’s no doubt that those who currently do not have documentation of citizenship are being cruelly threatened by recent federal policy initiatives and rhetoric.   Our campus faculty, students, and leadership have been working tirelessly with state and federal representatives an...

Apple can count on the middle class to rake in millions through the newest iPhones

Apple can count on the middle class to rake in millions through the newest iPhones

September 20, 2017

After months of growing anticipation, Apple announced this year’s newest batch of overpriced, overhyped iPhones. In all modes of media, one can easily find groups of consumers complaining about th...

Taking another look at our country’s work culture

Taking another look at our country’s work culture

September 19, 2017

Eight-hour work days were implemented to create a balance between work and enjoying life; now, employees are forced to face the consequences. After graduating from college, many students will end up back at...

Prisoners were blown over during Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma

Sarah Duenas, Staff Writer

September 18, 2017

Filed under Opinions

Society usually comes together to help those in need during a natural disaster, but it failed when it came to helping prisoners in Texas and Florida as Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma hit their states. While many witnessed how heart-breaking it was to leave people and animals alone to face the storm, the government left over 4,000 prisoners to wait it out while trapped in their jail cells. It is unfair for the government to disregard...

Climate change is placing developing nations straight into the eye of the storm

Climate change is placing developing nations straight into the eye of the storm

September 17, 2017

Earlier this week, my brother and I sat and watched the coverage on Hurricane Irma. “I think the world is going to end; I mean, there’s just too many bad hurricanes,” he said to me as the coverage s...

Trump severs relationship with Latino community

Trump severs relationship with Latino community

September 13, 2017

While people may argue that it’s never too late for someone to change, Donald Trump has dug a deep grave for himself. Despite the Sept. 15 mark of Latino Heritage Month, I don’t see him mending the r...

U.S. and North Korea nuke threats spiral out of control

U.S. and North Korea nuke threats spiral out of control

September 12, 2017

North Korea is making nuclear threats against the United States again. It’s nothing new, but what’s distressing this time around is how our relatively new president is responding to these thre...