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Enjoy Being Independent on Valentines Day

Arely Mireles

March 7, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Here it comes again, the month of love. February is around the corner and everyone is just thinking about Valentine’s day and what gift they will give to their loved ones. All these gentlemen, and gentlewoman, looking for the...

When It’s that Time of Year, Take Your LOVE Here

Briana Gomez, Staff Writer

March 7, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Valentine’s Day is coming and love is in the air. Maybe you want to treat your special someone to a romantic date, or maybe you’re all about treating yourself, whatever it may be, grab a box of chocolates, a bouquet of...

Is the Key to Success Just Showing Up?

Giovanni Toribio, Staff Writer

March 7, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Just go to school, dude. It’s not that hard. Woody Allen is credited with remarking “80% of success is showing up.” When a student decides to skip school, be absent from school without an excuse, or otherwise be truant,...

Don’t Wait for the New Year, To Be a New You

Tony Alvarado, Staff Writer

February 15, 2017

Filed under Opinion

This year I’m going to change by losing weight, start working out, getting higher grades, listening to my teachers more, and becoming a super hero. Sound unlikely? Yeah, listening to teachers is tough. No, really. Most people’s...

Things to Remember and Forget from 2016

Jasmine Gomez, Staff Writer

February 15, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Now that 2016 is over and the New Year has begun, it is time we reflect on the best and worst 2016 had to offer. While some have already declared 2016 the year from hell and 2017 has started with several people either threatening...

Fight or Flight Mentality Pushes Americans to Consider Canada

Giovanni Toribio, Staff Writer

January 20, 2017

Filed under Opinion

On Tuesday, November 8, 2016, Donald John Trump became the President-elect of the United States, leaving worry and anxiety on many Americans’ peace of minds. The results of Trump’s surprising victory were astounding. In...

Get Dirty With These Food Fantasies

Frida Estrada, Staff Writer

January 20, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Food porn hit social media hard and the cravings haven’t stopped. Whether slightly seedy or a cure for anorexia, viewers are eating this stuff up. A South Korean fad having to do with watching someone eat has risen in popularity....

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