National protests have changed nothing
Dec04

National protests have changed nothing

The end is near! Based on the results of the 2016 presidential election, America is on a one-way, unavoidable path to certain destruction, according to some liberal groups. Since the announcement that Donald Trump had won the presidency, protest have broken out across the country in protest. America has a new President. Much to the chagrin of the mainstream media in America, on Jan. 20 Donald J. Trump will be inaugurated. In response...

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Letter to the editor
Dec04

Letter to the editor

Nov, 14 2016 Dear Palomar College Community: This letter is a response to Kennedy Trinkaus’s article on the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement. In short, we find her article disturbing because it suggests, among other things, that Black criminals are somehow more dangerous than White criminals. Trinkaus claims that “[w]e have already overcome the period of prejudice against African Americans in our history and continue to make...

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The real face of immigrants in Donald Trump’s America
Dec04

The real face of immigrants in Donald Trump’s America

Mr. Trump, I have two words and one finger pointing straight up as a response to you. “When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending their best. They’re not sending you. They’re sending people that have lots of problems, and they’re bringing those problems with us. They’re bringing drugs. They’re bringing crime. They’re rapists.” This was said by President-Elect Donald Trump, as he...

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Vaccinations save lives
Dec04

Vaccinations save lives

As the old saying goes, “Better to have, and not need, than to need, and not have.” I think this statement is true when referring to vaccines. People should get vaccinated to prevent others from being sick. For many years people have often debated whether or not vaccines are safe for themselves or their children. Many will argue that vaccines can cause horrible side effects, even death. However, what are the side effects...

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Marijuana, Cali’s new gold rush
Dec04

Marijuana, Cali’s new gold rush

Just as the golden state experienced the Gold Rush, we are now presently in the Green Rush. As a state where creating jobs is a top priority, the currently booming and fastest growing industry of recreational marijuana will create thousands of jobs for Californians. As if job creation alone isn’t a reason to celebrate, here’s a few more reasons to hop on the weed-wagon. Prop. 64 on the California ballot passed, legalizing recreational...

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Advanced immunology weakens perseverance
Dec04

Advanced immunology weakens perseverance

As a 19-year-old who has never received a vaccine, I was raised differently than most children, as a proponent against vaccines. Vaccines are managed by The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) promotes reasoning for giving children vaccines as: Vaccination is one of the best ways parents can protect infants, children and teens from 16 potentially harmful diseases. Vaccine-preventable diseases can be very serious, may require...

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