Pro: Emoji-nius ways for Apple to insert cultural diversity

Pro: Emoji-nius ways for Apple to insert cultural diversity

March 24, 2015

Apple users can now test beta iOS 8.3, which has prompted some raised eyebrows about the 300 new emojis with five new racially diverse skin tones. The... Read more »

Con: Diverse emojis will cause issues for Apple users

Cherelle Roberts

March 24, 2015

Filed under Opinion

This spring, Apple will be releasing new, racially diverse emojis. After previewing these new emoticons, I could not help but notice issues that I feel will receive negative feedback. The idea of trying to create diversity within the world of technology is ridiculous. No one will ever be satisfied. Apple stated that its intention is to “update the standard so... Read more »

Don’t believe me? Just watch

Don’t believe me? Just watch

Torrey Spoerer

March 24, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Earlier this month, Apple announced the near-soon release of their take on the modern smart watch: the Apple Watch series, consisting of Sport Watch, Watch,... Read more »

#AskHerMore online campaign demands actresses be asked more poignant questions on the red carpet

Jennifer Manalili, Copy Editor

March 24, 2015

Filed under Opinion

“Who are you wearing?” It’s a question that should have been put to rest with the late, great Joan Rivers when she died last September. #AskHerMore is a movement born out of necessity. It’s born out of Hollywood, a business that notoriously places artistry on the shoulders of men and seldomly on their female counterparts, instead saving their... Read more »

Editorial: Rock the (ASG) vote

Joe Kendall, Photo Editor

March 24, 2015

Filed under Opinion

San Diego City College has a voting problem. Last year, voter turnout for the Associated Students Government elections made up just 3 percent of the total student population and the year before that it was only a whopping 1 percent. What can be to blame for such a poor showing? It is certainly not a lack of information. With the official campaigning period still weeks... Read more »

Study Hours: Comparing learning curves between university and community college

Laura Sanchez

March 24, 2015

Filed under Opinion

No one ever said it would get better; no one ever tells you it’ll be all right. After that first semester in high school ended, anxiety and fear kicked in full gear. I just wanted to graduate and get it over with. I found no motivation to attend class when I felt my future had already been decided for me. I had failed. Unlike my other classmates in my Advanced... Read more »

‘Fifty Shades’ casts gray area on relationships

‘Fifty Shades’ casts gray area on relationships

Jennifer Manalili, Editor in Chief

March 15, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Women grow up being told that they cannot love or yearn for sex in the same way men can, but the success of “Fifty Shades of Grey” has helped change... Read more »

Everybody plays: A look at video games’ most outspoken critic, why her arguments for change of gender tropes are misguided

Angelica Wallingford, Editor in Chief

March 15, 2015

Filed under Opinion

To advocate for an issue that you're passionate about is admirable, however, to demonize an entire group of people in the name of the issue your advocating for is completely and utterly wrong. Take that mindset and apply it to one of the most controversial pop culture issues surrounding one of the most popular forms of entertainment and you’ll end up being knocked out... Read more »

Broadcasters should stick to news and not storytelling

Phoenix Webb

March 11, 2015

Filed under Opinion

The public looks to journalists to report the news. Journalists, especially news broadcasters, are taken seriously. What is reported is accepted as truth and when a journalist is discovered to have created their own truth it creates bad press and distrust among viewers.America watched Brian Williams on NBC for over 20 years until this month when a story was... Read more »

Editorial: Security in question

Richard Lomibao, Opinion Editor

March 10, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Safety on campus continues to be troublesome. On March 3, a student was reported victim to a sexual battery incident behind a dumpster on the west side of the Learning Resource Center, which occurred late in the evening. It's brought up an important question about police presence at night. Is campus police paying greater attention during peak hours and not surveying as... Read more »