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Attack on journalists unjustifed

Staff Editorial

March 10, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Journalistic integrity is an ideal that we, as a student publication, take just as seriously as professional newspapers such as The New York Times. As journalists, our job is to inform and engage readers rather than t...

Kawhi Leonard vs. Kevin Durant

Naomi Wiley and Gaby Perez

March 10, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Point/Counterpoint

Naomi: Kawhi Leonard has been in the NBA for 6 years versus Kevin Durant who has been in the league for a decade and has made the playoffs almost as many times as Kevin Durant. He’s also a better defensive player than Du...

Lincoln Logs vs. Legos

Danny Kummer and Trenton Holmquist

March 10, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Point/Counterpoint

Danny: Lincoln Logs are the ideal building block in young children’s lives. In a world filled with capitalism and options, we need to bring the youth of America back to a simpler narrative. Legos simply give children too...

Taco Bell vs. Chipotle

Nic Baggetto and Tiffany Kajiwara

March 10, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Point/Counterpoint

Nic: Devouring greasy fast food is practically an American tradition, and when it comes to selecting concessions, there is no place better than the root of coronary heart disease itself: Taco Bell. You see, the American ...

Nic Baggetto’s Oscar Picks 2017

February 10, 2017

Filed under A & E, Movies & TV, Opinion

Movies vs. Politics: For some, and to a degree for me, the Academy Awards have proven to be more of a political showcase of Hollywood elites rather than an actual unbiased award show. Based on this assumption, I corre...

Animal captivity inhumane

Staff Editorial

February 10, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Imagine you’ve just been born. You were taken away by doctors and given the proper care needed, but instead of giving you back to your mother and family, the doctors hand you off to an organization they know barely any...

Hot Dogs vs. Hamburgers

Grace Cloherty and Gaby Perez

February 10, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Point/Counterpoint

Grace: Hot dogs are the future. They are efficient and, of course, tasty. You just carry this small tube of deliciousness around. Also, you could put an endless variety of toppings on it. The fact that it’s smaller an...

Glasses vs. Contacts

Tiffany Kajiwara and Naomi Wiley

February 10, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Point/Counterpoint

Tiffany: Ah, glasses and contacts, the age old debate over which of the two is better at keeping us from running into walls due to our rapidly progressing blindness. Honestly, if I didn’t have glasses, my head wou...

‘The Simpsons’ vs. ‘Family Guy’

Nic Baggetto and Danny Kummer

February 10, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Point/Counterpoint

Nic: From the time I was of age to watch inappropriate late night cartoons (so let’s say five), “The Simpsons” has been a staple of my household. Introduced by showrunner Matt Groening back in the late 1980s, its sarcastic...

Sci-fi film ‘Arrival’ overlooked amidst changing genre

Nic Baggetto, Editor-in-Chief

January 9, 2017

Filed under A & E, Movies & TV, Opinion

In the vein of films like “Interstellar” and “The Martian,” late fall has become the epicenter of space exploration-related science fiction films. This year is no different with November 11’s “Arrival,” starrin...

Tupac vs. Eminem

Stephanie Tingas and Naomi Wiley

January 9, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Point/Counterpoint

Stephanie: First off, Tupac is more soulful and inspirational than his opponent. His lyrics have a deep-rooted meaning to them and display his struggle to make it to where he was. Naomi: Eminem is a lyrical genius; he knows...

Holiday music vs. movies

Gaby Perez and Grace Cloherty

January 9, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Point/Counterpoint

Grace: Holiday music has been a staple of Christmastime for years and years. It is one of the things people look forward to the most. It puts everyone in the best of moods for the happiest time of the year. Gaby: Holiday music...

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