Current Events Quiz #12
Apr13

Current Events Quiz #12

1. What event has made Coachella, Calif. famous? 2. What will the minimum wage be by the year 2022? 3. Who is the late, great Padre baseball player also known as Mister Padre? 4. What is a grunion run? 5. Who is Jonathan Goldsmith? 6. A new spider species was discovered recently. He swims, surfs, and catches prey up to three times it’s own size. His name is Brian. In what country was he discovered?     Answers: 1. The...

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Apple v. FBI
Apr11

Apple v. FBI

I stand with Apple in their debate with the FBI to release private customer information off devices. Privacy is something which I value, and I would say some of the most private information is enclosed on my iPhone. I would like to assume that the same goes for most iPhone users, especially students. How would you feel if you handed over your phone to someone and they had unlimited access to any piece of information without a single...

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Opinion: Food on Campus
Apr11

Opinion: Food on Campus

From the Snack Shack to the cafeteria, Palomar students find guilt and weight gain rather than nutrition and stamina in the unvaried, unhealthy food options offered to them on campus. Most students strive to make healthier choices than the day before each time they get out of bed in the morning. What they choose to eat and snack on throughout their busy school day is a crucial step in achieving that goal. Wake up. Rush to class. Rush...

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Breeding the perfect person
Apr11

Breeding the perfect person

It’s immoral to choose which genes our offspring should have. We should accept the traits our kids our naturally born with. Eugenics comes from the idea that some people are genetically superior than others. It aims at improving the genetic quality of humans by altering their hereditary traits. The ideology is closely influenced by Nazi Germany roots where the Aryan race was promoted, and mandatory sterilization took place. Several...

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A better education should not be for sale
Apr10

A better education should not be for sale

Education must absolutely not be privatized. Sure, many public schools across our nation are underfunded, overcrowded and educationally stagnant. But even still, our education system must not be privatized. Even if you do not believe education is a right for American citizens, we cannot let socioeconomic class become even more of a factor in a child’s education. It’s estimated that 10 percent of students nationwide attend...

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What are you doing over spring break?
Mar14

What are you doing over spring break?

Jocelyn Figueroa, 20, Nursing “Working at a surgery center and retirement home. Probably take some time off since I’m always busy.”   Christian Jarrett, 19, Theater “I am continuing this performing comedy program I always do, and going on a Disneyland trip with my friends. We’re going to try to get a hotel.” Roxana Righetti, 31, Visual and Performing Arts “Encourage myself to do some drawing or painting.”   Grant Swedberg,...

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