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Work and School

Daniel Salgado

March 31, 2016


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High school alone can be such an arduous task given all the homework, testing, and studying it requires. Students can be stressed out from school, imagine how much worse it would be if one also had work. Sure, one can easily say that as young adults our main focus should be school, however some of us...

Meowing is Not a Compliment

Daisy Bucio

March 31, 2016


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  The fear that every woman and young girl has to encounter when she walks home late at night or even in broad day light is unspeakable. We should put a stop to street harassment and teach women to speak up. Street harassment should not considered as a compliment. “I have experienced the “catcalling” e...

We Should Have More Electives!

Daisy Bucio

March 31, 2016


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As you enter your junior and senior year the question, “What career do you desire to pursue?” seems to be the only question you are ever asked. Teachers and adults expect students to have their whole life planned out, and they are expected to know exactly what they want to major in. The problem is,...

WARNING: Mental Stability at Risk

Daisy Bucio

March 30, 2016


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There comes a point in the year where you ask yourself if anything that you’re doing is actually worth it. Is staying up every night at 3 a.m finishing homework really worth it? Are the dark circles under my eyes actually going to pay off later on? Is any of this going to matter in a couple of years? Schoo...

Do you want this man to be our President?

Do you want this man to be our President?

Vianey Dominguez

March 29, 2016


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Ever since his presidential announcement, Trump has been washing the brains of Americans with his utopian ideas to  Make America Great Again. Trump’s defaming accusations towards other ethnic groups have given him fame among his supporters. The billionaire seems to talk as if he knows the truth...

Should Video Games be considered a sport?

Should Video Games be considered a sport?

Giovanni Logan

March 29, 2016


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“Video Gamers compete in huge arenas, cheered on by thousands of screaming fans, with millions of dollars in prize money at stake,” said a 343 Industries worker, who also helps in gaming competitions, you also get a trophy. Only the top teams battle it out for a chance to become the best, which sound...

Were the Prices for the Valentine’s Day Dance Fair?

Melissa Moreno

March 29, 2016


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Phoenix Military academy had a Valentine’s dance for students to enjoy, only if they paid $2 for it. Juniors Ciar Jones, Joselyn Valerio, and Valentin Fernandez express their opinions about the price to enter to the dance. “The dance was nice, having the bleachers out made actually dancing not wor...

Naval Reserves: Good or Bad

Jimmy Bellido

March 24, 2016


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In  1915 the U.S Navy started the Navy Reserve units. This opened up more opportunities for  patriots who wanted to serve their nation and be a civilian at the same time. With the Navy having reserve units people could also take advantage of the opportunity to attend college for free in order to en...

Video Games Prove to be a Great Benefit

Octavio Sanchez

March 24, 2016


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Growing up as a kid the cool thing to do was go outside, spend time with your friends, or go to arcades or ice cream shops. Now a day it’s the same thing, but the only difference is that it’s all inside the household. As technology has advanced throughout the years the gaming industry blew up. Some of...

Black History Month SHOULD ALWAYS be celebrated

Starie Brown

March 24, 2016


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Martin Luther King Jr. ,Rosa Parks,Harriet Tubman ,Frederick Douglass and Madam CJ.Walker  have traditionally been referenced to as great leaders during black history month. However, should schools be mandated to teach the importance of black history month to students? Many disagree because from thei...

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