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Geoengineering no longer a conspiracy theory

Geoengineering no longer a conspiracy theory

December 5, 2019

By David Dube, CONTRIBUTOR They are trying to save us from ourselves Harvard Professor David Keith has been dubbed the father of Stratospheric Aerosol Injection (SAI) or more commonly known as Geoengineering. In short, airplanes spray nanoparticles of aluminum and barium into the sky, which mixes to creat...

Disney+ shakes up streaming competition

December 5, 2019

By Naomi McKinnie, CONTRIBUTOR The wait is finally over Disney fans! Disney+ is officially out and ready for all the endless streaming of Disney content. The worldwide launch on Nov. 12 set the stage for Disney+ to host all of Disney’s original content like shows and movies, as well as access to Marvel ...

Streaming services eliminates video stores

Streaming services eliminates video stores

November 21, 2019

By Elijah De Castro, COPY EDITOR There was once a time where people actually had to get up and go to a video store like Blockbuster to pick up a VHS or DVD in order to watch a movie. Today, the inconvenient trip to the video store or the fun stroll through the video and candy aisle, depending on wh...

How diverse are picture books?

How diverse are picture books?

November 21, 2019

By Arwa Dahir, CONTRIBUTOR For many children, books are a valuable tool that helps them understand their first conception of themselves and society. Although the diversity of America is indisputable, just how diverse is the world of children's books, and to what extent does it reflect America’s ...

Netflix’s unknown selection of food dramas

Netflix’s unknown selection of food dramas

November 14, 2019

By Ethan Alonzo, BCOPY EDITOR From the likes of “Ugly Delicious” and “Sugar Rush” to “Chef’s Table” and “Taco Chronicles”, Netflix has always offered a plethora of shows that celebrate the culinary arts. There is something for every type of foodie out there. Whether you want to l...

Balling on a budget for the holiday season

Balling on a budget for the holiday season

November 14, 2019

By Natalie Garcia, CONTRIBUTOR For shoppers like Alaina Roswell, gift-giving on a tight income makes her uneasy during the holiday season. As a full-time student and working part-time as a server, Roswell’s income has restricted her from being able to give her loved ones gifts from their wishlist...

Victims remember the tragic events of the Camp Fire

Victims remember the tragic events of the Camp Fire

November 14, 2019

By Madeline Ramirez, CONTRIBUTOR As California faces wildfires across the state, there is a light that is shining directly on the victims of Paradise, Calif. on the one-year anniversary of the Camp Fire. The Camp Fire was caused by high winds which eventually led to the power lines creating sparks w...

Europe vs. China in League of Legends World Final

Europe vs. China in League of Legends World Final

By Ethan Alonzo, <element style=

November 7, 2019

The pursuit of victory can lead to many things. Physical prizes like money and giant trophies are just the tip of the iceberg. For professional League of Legend players, it’s more than the physical rewards, it’s the chance to be immortalized in greatness. The League of Legends 2019 World Champio...

Celebrating the Dead through Día De Los Muertos

Celebrating the Dead through Día De Los Muertos

By Jovill Pagay, CONTRIBUTOR

October 31, 2019

Just because a loved one has passed away, that doesn’t mean they are gone from your life. They are still with you in the memories you hold of them, in the ways you act that reflect off the things they teach you, and the stories you share of their lives. Regardless of how long it has been since the...

Halloween community pushes to change date to last Saturday of the month

Halloween community pushes to change date to last Saturday of the month

By Jessenia Franco, CONTRIBUTOR

October 31, 2019

Are signatures enough to change a holiday? A Change.org petition created by the Halloween & Costume Association back in 2018 has been gaining popularity again in hopes to change Halloween’s celebration date across the United States from it’s usual date,Oct. 31, to the last Saturday of the month. ...

League of Legends: 10 years of memories

League of Legends: 10 years of memories

By Ethan Alonzo, <element style=

October 24, 2019

As we get older, it gets more and more difficult to hold onto what we enjoyed in our youth. Using dolls to play house, building structures with legos, and playing pretend defined what it meant to be a kid. However, as we enter adulthood, it becomes inappropriate to do those very things we loved. However,...

South Park Banned in China

South Park Banned in China

By Ethan Alonzo, CONTRIBUTOR

October 17, 2019

Comedy Central’s Emmy Award-winning television show South Park has gained it’s notoriety for the controversial topics they choose to cover, as even more so, how they decide to talk about said topics. From medical marijuana and the anti-one percent protests, to public scooters and the 9/11 attacks, ...

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