Breaking the silence around bullying on campus
Mar14

Breaking the silence around bullying on campus

The pertinence of a subject lies in the interactions between people, and the effects that resonate throughout their lives. How events affect people is the most important part of journalism. The issues still exist even when people don’t talk about them, and if something happened in the past, there’s no reason it can’t happen today. This is why I wanted to report on an incident that occurred two years ago. Among other...

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Diversity starts with our students, not by reading names from a list
Mar14

Diversity starts with our students, not by reading names from a list

Diversity isn’t something that can magically be wished or demanded into existence by standing atop a soapbox and yelling. Diversity is something that will come slowly through the education of our generation. During a Feb. 9 Palomar Governing Board meeting, Trustee John Halcon denied three English hires based off of not being able to see “the intent for diversity in these three hires.” To say the least, faculty hasn’t exactly taken...

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Be mindful about your data
Mar13

Be mindful about your data

That bathroom selfie you took last night at 3 a.m.? Yeah, the government probably has a copy of that. These days, everything is connected. Our phones, our computers, even our cars. Your information isn’t as private as you think. We all need to be more mindful of our data; from what we share to what is being collected. Apple has made it into the headlines in the last few weeks over an FBI court order asking them to create a...

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Current Events Quiz #11
Mar13

Current Events Quiz #11

1. Which U.S. TV series is the most pirated outside the U.S.? 2. Mother Theresa is also known as the Saint of the _________? 3. Who is the world’s richest female athlete that has also tested positive for drugs on March 7? 4. Today she’s a famous rapper, in 2003 she worked at Red Lobster as a waitress and was also arrested on a weapons charge. Who is she? 5. Who said this to whom? “Anyone can take a selfie, but not...

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The Scope of Politics Today
Mar13

The Scope of Politics Today

Not much has been written about the pure evil of American politics today, so I’m here to report the physical portraits of this mad machine. Lets begin with the 2016 primary race, which started out with what seemed to be a clear race between the royal families of contemporary American politics: the twice elected Bush family and the political super-duo of the Clinton’s. Both candidates were predicted as early favorites for...

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Making a living on YouTube?
Mar11

Making a living on YouTube?

YouTubers who attract millions of viewers on their channel are earning high salaries, and there’s no doubt that they deserve every cent of it. It’s not just pressing the record button, doing something crazy on camera and uploading it. A lot more effort goes into it than you think. YouTubers deal with every part of production themselves. They have to come up with an original video idea and set everything up. They have to...

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