Speak Out: What is your New Year’s resolution?

What is your New Year’s resolution? “My New Year’s resolution would be to care about others without trying to solve their problems.” Annah Hill, Nutrition “Keep a personal journal everyday, for the purposes of self-motivation” Marty Golingan  “My New Year’s resolution is to finish what I start. Just with anything in general” Kaylee Gonzales, Nursing “I’m not shaving my...

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Class cuts aren’t an ideal solution
Jan19

Class cuts aren’t an ideal solution

Officials said 160 classes have been cancelled this semester. Chances are, either you or someone you know has been affected. Campus officials has cited low student enrollment and deficit spending as two causes of the class cuts. But whether or not the reasons behind these cuts are just ones, we can’t deny that the decision was made hastily. It seems odd that the college stresses quick graduation or transfer for its students, but then...

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We should consider free 2-year colleges
Jan19

We should consider free 2-year colleges

Once upon a time, University of California Berkeley’s tuition was free. It’s almost hard to believe that now, amidst our age of rising education costs and student debt. But a recent proposal from President Obama aims to help with the price of educating our youth. This is fundamentally a good idea. As the years have gone on and our country has gotten older, our elected officials have stressed the importance of education, especially...

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Good-looking or not, criminals are still criminals
Dec08

Good-looking or not, criminals are still criminals

Move over, Wyatt Earp. A new wave of criminals has hit the national scene, and these felons aren’t scared to show off their looks. In the last few months, we have seen a new trend of hot criminals: people with model looks who are committing crimes that make even a white-collar criminal blush. Their mugshots are being spread all across social media platforms, and are gathering attention for all the wrong reasons. One of the so-called...

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New law does anything but provide protection
Dec08

New law does anything but provide protection

California just banned felony charges toward crimes such as gun theft and date rape drug possession with Proposition 47. These crimes will now be charged as just misdemeanors. This is plain wrong. Possession of the date rape drug is no longer taken seriously. When a person has the date rape drug in their possession it isn’t paired with good intentions. “The specific crimes that would be reduced from felonies to misdemeanors include...

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The Internet isn’t all that it’s cracked up to be
Dec08

The Internet isn’t all that it’s cracked up to be

In today’s society it almost seems that being apart of at least one social media site is an unwritten rule to thriving in the 21st Century. The public wouldn’t be able to survive in a world without the internet. Not only has society become addicted to the world wide web, but it has also brought a lot of other drawbacks along the way. The internet has become a part of daily life. With access to the web on smart phones, people are...

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