Perspective: The Internet that stole Christmas

Ricardo Soltero

December 8, 2015

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Earlier this month, Joshua Feuerstein called out Starbucks in a video that went viral, claiming that the company was waging a war against Christmas. Feuerstein goes on to say that the company’s choice of using the plain two-tone red cup this season was a Starbucks campaign against the holiday. What comes to my mind is Tina Fey’s recent comment when she herself got caught... Read more »

Perspective: Surviving on a student budget

Destiny Ortiz

November 24, 2015

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The next exam is the least of a student’s worries as other components of their lives become prominent like paying the monthly phone bill or rent. Sometimes what may seem like the cheapest option can actually become a financial burden.Enjoying a simple luxury like renting a movie can become a huge dent in a paycheck when the mind of a college student can barely remember ... Read more »

Editorial: Learning about consent should not be a question

Jennifer Manalili

November 10, 2015

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As discussions revolving around sexual assault shift towards including topics like drinking and consent, so should the ways colleges go about teaching and handling them.But not everyone’s up for this. After receiving a Facebook invite from members of his student union to an “I Heart Consent” seminar the campus was organizing, U.K. student George Lawlor to... Read more »

Perspective: Student faces police brutality

Denise White

November 10, 2015

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A video of Deputy Ben Fields throwing a black female student at Spring Valley High School in Columbia, South Carolina has recently gone viral. There have been retweets and posts being shared all over social media over how the officer’s actions were unjustified. With incidents like this, it’s incredible to think that Fields was still working in the first place if ... Read more »

Perspective: When going viral goes wrong

Destiny Ortiz

November 10, 2015

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Former actor turned music artist Drake recently came out with a music video that has people talking nonstop. Several memes have been created that surprisingly fit well with the lucid movements of what could be considered his dancing. It wasn’t long before Drake’s new “Hotline Bling” music video went viral that it started to appear on all types of social... Read more »

Perspective: Why technology killed our youths’ childhood

Denise White

November 10, 2015

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Looking around, I see kids checking their phones. Their faces light up when they see how many ‘likes’ they get on their Instagram posts. And when I say kids, I literally mean 10 to 12 year olds just tweeting about whatever drama they have going on at school and their hard knock life. I can tell this generation is too eager to grow up. Young girls are wearing sh... Read more »

Study Hours: A tale of a two-year transfer

Katherine Salindayao-White

November 10, 2015

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As a senior in high school, counselors and teachers repeatedly tell you that you can easily transfer from community college to a university in two years. Sitting down at my first appointment with a City College counselor, I found that transferring in two years was not going to be that simple. My math and English placement scores weren’t deemed to be at a college lev... Read more »

Editorial: Fix the academic event calender, students will come

Justine Schulz

October 27, 2015

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Accuracy is a vital component in our society for us to be able to succeed. As should be the case with academic calendars. It is crucial to provide information that is clear, concise and accurate. Students, as much as possible, should not encounter the nuisance of missing campus events online at www.sdcity.edu due to inaccurate times, incomplete information or merely because it was nev... Read more »

Politics turns into celebrity attraction

Denise White

October 27, 2015

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At the Video Music Awards this past month, Kanye West made the bold statement of announcing that he would be running for the 2020 presidential election. We can question how serious West is about his plans running for president as he admitted to smoking a little something to “knock the edge off.” But apparently, many people seem to be in support of West. Is it ju... Read more »

Halloween costumes made to objectify men and women

Destiny Ortiz

October 27, 2015

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Halloween has been a longtime tradition of children receiving candy, carving pumpkins and dressing up as their favorite characters. Where along those lines did it become about who can make their costume the sexiest?The last day of October is reserved for adults and children alike. However, the costumes that some adults like to dress up as should never be shown in front of ... Read more »