One alleged overdose doesn’t make Coachella the next Woodstock

Staff
April 22, 2014
Filed under Opinions, Our View, Uncategorized

Remember the 1969 Woodstock music festival? Yeah, we don’t either. That particular music festival, characterized by overwhelming crowds, sex and drugs, was way before our time. The same sizeable audiences characterize some of today’s bigger music festivals, but drug use is not a free-for-all like... Read more »

Former Bell City Manager feels no guilt

Nick Chavez, Assistant Opinions Editor
April 21, 2014
Filed under Columns, Opinions

Former Bell City Manager Robert Rizzo was convicted April 16 of organizing the Bell City scandal, a scheme in which Rizzo was illegally allocating city funds in order to increase his pay and other employees working for the City of Bell, according to the Associated Press. Rizzo... Read more »

Our View: News media should stop treating tragedies like murder mysteries

Our View: News media should stop treating  tragedies like murder mysteries

Staff
April 21, 2014
Filed under Opinions, Our View, Showcase

Monday marked the sixth day of the rescue operation in recovering bodies from the sunken South Korean ferry “Sewol.” Since the ship sank, the captain has been taken into custody and has been called a “murderer” by a number... Read more »

Why I have no travel plans

Paige Pelonis, Assistant Opinions Editor
April 16, 2014
Filed under Columns, Opinions

Summer is approaching, will you be traveling? Or will you let recent events scare you into staying home for three long months? I find myself leaning more towards the latter, and my stance has been swayed by tragic examples from around the world and close to home. Tuesday night, my smartphone’s CNN... Read more »

Our view: Mozilla CEO’s forced resignation is not ‘OK’

Our view: Mozilla CEO’s forced resignation  is not ‘OK’

April 16, 2014
Filed under Opinions, Our View, Showcase

America is a very special place to live; in this country we are free from persecution of religious beliefs and discrimination based on personal opinions. That’s the idea, anyway. In reality, people are still unfairly punished and ostracized for expressing themselves in perfectly legal ways. Prior... Read more »

Response to ‘Mind The Gap’

Johnny Oskam & Christopher Page, Catholic Newman Club members
April 14, 2014
Filed under Columns, Opinions

On March 25 and 26, we, the Catholic Newman Club hosted the Genocide Awareness Project or G.A.P. Our purpose was to start a conversation with students about human life and how abortion treats it. We had a lot of great conversations, and we want to share some of our comments. Many students questioned... Read more »

Our View: Google ‘Glass-holes’ see problems outside of privacy

Our View: Google ‘Glass-holes’ see problems outside of privacy

Staff
April 14, 2014
Filed under Opinions, Our View, Showcase

If you’ve ever seen a futuristic sci-fi film, then you may have been anticipating a world in which mere humans could view the world through the eyes of robots. If this is something you have longed for in the past, then today welcomes you into the future because today, Google Glass is available to the... Read more »

16-year-old Alex Hribal should be held responsible

16-year-old Alex Hribal should be held responsible

Staff
April 13, 2014
Filed under Opinions, Our View, Showcase

On Wednesday, 16-year-old Alex Hribal went on a stabbing spree shortly after 7 a.m. at Franklin Regional High School in Murrysville, Penn. The sophomore brought two 8-to-10 inch straight, kitchen knives and went on to attack 22 people at his Pennsylvania high school. As of now, news media... Read more »