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Debatable: The problems with the Princess Pocahontas Pageant and Ball

Debatable: The problems with the Princess Pocahontas Pageant and Ball

Angie Bravo, Debatable columnist

February 14, 2019


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

As part of Washington’s annual birthday celebration, the Princess Pocahontas Pageant and Ball is described as “homage to the Native American culture” on its website. Oddly enough, while trying to respect Pocahontas, the website refers to the Natives as “Indians” throughout the description....

Thoughtful Thursday: Drinking tea

Thoughtful Thursday: Drinking tea

Zoe Alvarez, Staff writer

January 31, 2019


Filed under Opinions

I remember as a child my grandma would make me a tea she called "Te de Manzanilla." I believe it was chamomile with honey. It was one of my favorite things as a child. She gave made that manzanilla before bed or after I would come back from swimming. Those were lovely nights. It was specially made and...

Experiences: Wearing makeup is a choice, not a requirement

Experiences: Wearing makeup is a choice, not a requirement

Lucero Rea, Experiences columnist

January 30, 2019


Filed under Opinions

Usually starting at adolescence, I started showing interest about my appearance. An abundance of makeup tutorials on social media were stuck into my head and as new trends would come out, it was a challenge to keep up with them throughout the years. However, it gets tiring to wake up early every morning...

The Bug: 2018-2019 government shutdown is making history

The Bug: 2018-2019 government shutdown is making history

Justyne Bernal, The Bug columnist

January 25, 2019


Filed under Opinions, Politics, Showcase

The issue to shut down the government was stalled by Congress on December 5, 2018, meaning that federal employees would still receive a paycheck. However, after fighting towards no shutdown the fight was lost after 16 days. On December 22, 2018, President Donald Trump shifted the lifestyle of government...

Thoughtful Thursday: Walking to class

Thoughtful Thursday: Walking to class

Zoe Alvarez, Thoughtful Thursday columnist

January 16, 2019


Filed under Opinions

Walking to class is a simple task. I find it is much more than packing your things and moving on to your next block. It’s time for contemplation, listening to music, and mentally preparing yourself for your next class. I accomplish so much when I walk to class. I plan my day ahead, review what was...

Waffle Iron: EV saves the city

Waffle Iron: EV saves the city

January 15, 2019


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Observations: The risks of oversharing on social media

Observations: The risks of oversharing on social media

Aryanna Rodriguez, Staff Writer

January 14, 2019


Filed under Opinions

The use of social networking sites has increased a lot more through the years and has caused individuals to want to share more on social media. Social network sites have opened new ways for users to share all kind of memories and personal information which has resulted in the sharing of material to be...

Thoughtful Thursday: Dreams

Thoughtful Thursday: Dreams

Zoe Alvarez, Thougtful Thursday columnist

December 20, 2018


Filed under Opinions

Dreams are a beautifully strange occurrence in our sleep. Dreams take us to an alternative reality in our own conscience. It’s a place where we can float in the air, gravity not able to pull us down. They are mysterious messages of the mind leaving us trying to decipher everything we witnessed in our...

Thoughtful Thursday: Spending time with kids

Thoughtful Thursday: Spending time with kids

Zoe Alvarez, Thoughtful Thursday columnist

November 29, 2018


Filed under Opinions

Every few months I volunteer at the Imaginarium. The Imaginarium is a museum of playful and educational exhibits for children. This means I get the opportunity to help out staff and spend time with kids. Spending time with children is always an enlightening experience. They have a sense of excitement...

Observations: Statistics show people are safer without anti-gun laws

Observations: Statistics show people are safer without anti-gun laws

Aryanna Rodriguez, Observations Columnist

November 28, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Politics

On November 7, 2018, residents in Southern California were awakened by a devastating massacre that was carried out by a 28-year-old male. On this Wednesday night a Marine veteran opened fire in a country-western dance bar in Thousand Oaks and killed 13 people. The gunman opened fire the popular club,...

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