Crucial for students to have plan for college

February 24, 2017 1:45 pm0 comments

Student can get up to 150 percent of the semester that it takes them to finish their degree. Which means that students can get financial aid for as long as 5 years or longer. Fifth and sixth year students should be able to benefit from this program as long as […]

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Waiting for the dream school to ‘swipe right’

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It’s around the time every year people are failing at their New Year’s resolutions and getting their tax refunds, but for a few it’s a stressful and anxiety filled time because of waiting on transfer outcomes. You spend your life preparing for the outcome of whether or not you make […]

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Black men guilty before innocent

February 23, 2017 12:27 pm0 comments

Emmett Till, a 14-year old African American was abducted, mutilated, beat and also shot, by two white men in August 1955. His murder case helped push the Civil Rights Movement forward at that time. Till was accused of whistling at confessed killer Roy Bryant’s wife Carolyn. The accusation led to […]

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Pickup lines: Trial vs. error

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Have you ever wondered if pick-up lines actually work? Or if people still use pickup lines? With Valentine’s Day just passing I noticed people flirting on campus, so much so that when I was heading to class a guy used a pick-up line that was so offensive that I wondered […]

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Future of journalism unsure

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Last semester I wrote an opinion piece for The Collegian expressing my concern regarding a Donald Trump presidency. No, I wasn’t concerned about mass deportations (which I still doubt will happen), nor was I concerned about a repeal of the Affordable Care Act (which I also doubt will happen, despite […]

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Planned Parenthood gives men, women opportunities

February 17, 2017 2:11 pm0 comments

The Los Angeles Times released an article titled “Crossing the ‘abortion des- ert’: Women increasingly travel out of their states for the procedure.” The article highlights the harsh reality of a 22-year-old woman named Pearl who couldn’t book an abortion in her home state of Oklahoma due to availability issues. […]

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WorkNet to employ youths despite funds

February 14, 2017 12:30 pm0 comments

Established in 1983, The Employment & Economic Development has played a key role in providing the economically disadvantaged and at-risk youth with a job San Joaquin Valley. Programs for job seeking individuals are provided under the Workforce Innovation & Opportunities Act. “There’s three grants,” said John Solis, Executive Director of […]

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A ambivalent defense of Trump’s ‘ban’

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Donald Trump has only been in office for a few weeks and yet he’s already had several protests against him, from the Women’s March to Shia LaBeouf’s “He Will Not Divide Us” four-year livestream, which has been ironically divided. From just barely winning over Hillary Clinton to going through with […]

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Why a new semester sucks

February 10, 2017 11:35 am0 comments

The spring semester has begun and so has all the annoying details of a brand new semester. First of all parking during the first few weeks is terrible. Sure Delta holds off on enforcing parking permits on the first week, which I greatly appreciate.Be that as it may, I still […]

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Trump’s decisions raising red flags

February 9, 2017 1:25 pm0 comments

Narcissist Personality Disorder (NPD) is a mental disorder in which a person has a deep need for admiration, a sense of entitlement, lack of empathy for others and an inflated sense of self-importance according to Mayo Clinic. Narcissism is also considered a social or cultural problem according to Sciencedirect.com One […]

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Men are becoming the new face of make up

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Men are becoming the new face of make up

Beginning in 2015 to now there has been an explosive movement on social media of makeup artists, makeup lovers and supporters. The majority of women and men who use social media outlets as a self-promoting platform in the makeup industry are using it for a potentially growing business. Yes, men, […]

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Micro-Transactions: Have They Gone too Far?

December 12, 2016 10:21 pm0 comments

Over the past few years, an increasing number of full-price video game titles have had micro transactions, real money payments for in-game items, for example in game currency or a weapon skin, in them. Although somewhat benign, they have started to have a seemingly negative effect on many of the […]

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Trump win reverberates

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The days following the 2016 Presidential election in November were met with fear, protests and an overwhelming feeling of distress for people living in America. Since Donald Trump’s president-elect victory many minorities, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) groups, and concerned citizens have spoken about what the future of America […]

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Games to Look out for during holidays

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With the holidays coming up and and most of this year’s games on the market, you may be looking into what games to buy. here’s a quick list of some games you should check out. Kicking things off is this year’s biggest new intellectual property, “Overwatch.” A refreshing drop of […]

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Trump to rescind NY Times V. Sullivan?

December 8, 2016 11:02 am0 comments

The reaction to Donald Trump’s proposed immigration policies has dominated the news since the inception of his presidential run. His pledge to deport undocumented residents and build a wall along the southern border of the United States has led to literal bloodshed in the streets on some occasions, as Trump […]

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Fans to be reimbursed after Kanye ends show

December 6, 2016 6:57 am0 comments
Fans to be reimbursed after Kanye ends show

Kanye in hospital after cutting performance short at Golden 1 Center Kanye West has always been known to speak his mind and his concerts are no exception. He’s been trending on social media for his comments made during his show in San Jose, Nov. 17 at the SAP Center while […]

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Trump won: Lets give him a chance

December 2, 2016 1:09 pm0 comments

This year’s Presidential Election was more about voting against a particular candidate than voting for one’s favorite candidate. And there are clearly large pockets of voters who seemed paralyzed by an inability to commit to either of the two candidates — both of whom people deemed “dangerous.” While people didn’t […]

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Virtual reality revolution is now

November 21, 2016 1:43 pm0 comments

The virtual reality revolution is upon us. With PlayStation VR hitting the market and the announcement of Microsoft’s VR headsets for Windows 10, both at a consumer friendly price point, the buzz around the technology is bigger than ever. However, like anything there is also a level of negativity being […]

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Domestic violence problem in NFL

November 14, 2016 9:52 pm0 comments

The National Football League (NFL) is still not punishing its players properly for domestic violence charges. There have been multiple cases with players where the punishments they received were not enough. Many thought this problem would be resolved after commissioner of the NFL Roger Goodell installed a new domestic violence policy […]

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Saying farewell, thank you to President Barack Obama

November 10, 2016 10:26 am0 comments

The man who campaigned on hope and taught Americans “yes we can” and “yes we did”. A scandal free president. The election of 2016 has come to an end and so has Obama’s presidency. It has been 2 terms of Obama as president and the man deserves an enormous dose […]

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