Millennials: Generation not taken seriously

November 10, 2016 10:17 am0 comments

By the looks of it millennials seem to get the worst of it.  A generation frowned upon. A “lazy” generation.   We’re on our phones, laptops, tablets or video games too much according to much of the generations before us. But are we really? I don’t know if the world […]

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ISIS or ISIL? Doesn’t matter, they’re losing

November 8, 2016 1:53 pm0 comments

When people think of terrorism in the modern world they no longer think of the attackers on september 11, Al Qaeda; they think of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or the more modern Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, ISIS, or ISIL. President Obama has taken to […]

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What made Trump?

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Donald Trump is going down in American history in the same way Nero went down in Rome. Trump fiddles while his campaign burns and, disturbingly enough, he still has a chance at becoming president. As I watched Trump’s first debate performance spiral into a delusional rant about Sean Hannity, the […]

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Mental Illness not talked about

October 27, 2016 9:58 am0 comments

Depression. Anxiety. Paranoia. These are things many people have felt at least once in their lives. Yet no one really talks about it.  It’s easy to talk about physical pain, because it is obvious. When you break your arm, you tell someone.  Yet, no one wants to tell another person […]

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Citizens un-interested, uneducated in politics

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If you confess to not being into politics in college, (or: People will likely think less of you, asking “don’t you care about your future).”then you’re used to the weird looks followed by the most asked question of “don’t you care about your future?”  However, what people aren’t aware of […]

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Trump behind closed doors

October 20, 2016 12:28 pm0 comments

Donald Trump: the blonde hair, orange skinned enemy to women everywhere. I just want to remind everyone that we did this to ourselves. We’ve all seen the video by now from 2005 when Trump and Billy Bush had a private conversation on a bus. Seems innocent enough right? Well behind […]

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Compass Exam at Delta College

October 10, 2016 7:09 pm0 comments

San Joaquin Delta College requires new students to take placement tests. Since the Exam was introduced recently to campus many students have a misconception of its importance. At Delta, the test is now known as Compass. This Compass Exam is divided into three subjects: mathematics, reading and the writing. For […]

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More action needed from our ‘leaders’

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Crooked Hillary and Dumb Donald finally went toe-to-toe in an all-out, no holds barred, grudge match for the ages. I’m talking about the Presidential Debate don’t get too excited. One of the most-watched political spectacles in history, many critics are mixed in deciding who won. Was the winning factor Trump’s […]

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Sexual assault: A problem taken too lightly

October 7, 2016 8:56 pm0 comments

Every two minutes an American is sexually assaulted, according to the Department of Justice. In January 2015, ex-Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner sexually assaulted an unconscious woman behind a dumpster after meeting at a party. The victim was forced to attend trial where Turner and his attorney challenged her claims […]

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Inhumane make-up testing leaves subjects damaged

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While consumers mostly hear about companies such as Mac or Maybelline making makeup headlines, newly-founded Colourpop Cosmestics is changing the game for companies everywhere. Not only are the company’s prices significantly less expensive than other makeup companies, but it also uses all-natural ingredients and is one of the few companies […]

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ELECTION 2016: Hillary nearly falling behind Trump

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As the nail-biting reality show we know to be the 2016 Presidential Election rounds into its home stretch towards Election Day, Hillary Clinton fans and supporters alike can’t help but wonder why the beloved Democratic hopeful isn’t leading by larger margins against novice Republican nominee Donald Trump. Clinton herself wonders […]

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When will black lives actually matter?

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Terence Crutcher Keith Lamont Scott. You know their names because they’ve become the latest hashtags in the American war on police brutality. The United States has become a country where it’s legal to kill African Americans. In fact, 36 unarmed black men and women have died by the hands of […]

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Stockton mayor fails citizen: Silva reinforces negative perception of Stockton

September 28, 2016 1:03 pm0 comments

Stockton has undergone terrible years involving a financial crisis, unprecedented crime rates being ranked first by Forbes as the Most Miserable City in America and negative media coverage. But the city has been working hard to revamp itself as a better place in hope Stocktonians can express pride. But how can […]

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Univision opens media centers to educate

September 23, 2016 8:50 pm0 comments

On Sept. 9, Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) had a live ribbon cutting for the inauguration of five new media centers on the daytime television show Despierta America. As Univision time and time again makes the value of education clear, the company has proven its goal is to provide new education […]

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NY fashion show showcases plus-sized models

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In the world of fashion, models have always been known to be a size zero or size two. Women in the fashion industry struggle with being comfortable in their bodies due to the stress and pressure to look perfect in a magazine or on the runway. But according to Christian […]

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Sports fans sit during National Anthem

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Of all our inalienable rights, the choice to stand or sit during the national anthem is one of the greatest. “I cannot say it in the strongest, most direct way, that it’s an embarrassment and it’s about as disrespectful as any athlete has ever been and I don’t care what […]

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Beyoncé live at Levi’s Stadium

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  Beyoncé made her last stop in California on her Formation world tour Sept. 17 at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara. The concert began at 7:30 p.m. with an in house disc jockey. I’m used to going to concerts and them not starting exactly on time so I wasn’t too […]

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Mustang Voice: ‘Have there been times when you’ve felt unsafe on campus?’

September 22, 2016 12:03 pm0 comments
Mustang Voice: ‘Have there been times when you’ve felt unsafe on campus?’

“I haven’t had a fear of anything myself. Hearing that is scary, but you know it got taken care of.” Rebecca Fellows. “I Felt a little unsafe. I haven’t noticed anything personally, but I have heard lots of stories.” Luis Gudino. “Certain things do, but not entirely, because there are […]

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Kaepernick’s kneeling gets bipolar reactions

September 21, 2016 3:29 pm0 comments
Kaepernick’s kneeling gets bipolar reactions

It’s generally customary, not mandatory, to stand and place your right hand over your heart during the playing of the National Anthem. But on Aug. 25, at Levi Stadium in Santa Clara, the San Francisco 49ers hosted the Green Bay Packers in a week three pre-season exhibition match. 49ers backup […]

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DEA denies petition to reschedule marijuana

September 8, 2016 1:38 pm0 comments

With the proposition of legalizing recreational marijuana in California (Proposition 64) set to hit the ballets this year on Nov. 8, the DEA feels as if cannabis should still remain classified as a schedule 1 drug. As of Aug. 11, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has decided marijuana will remain a Schedule 1 […]

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