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The Purpose of Rap

Photo courtesy of XXL Magazine.

Janae Polk, Editor-In-Chief

October 13, 2017

“Hip-hop gave a generation a common ground that didn't require either race to lose anything; everyone gained.”- Jay-Z This summer, many rap albums have been released since their arrival, they’ve been raving. Jay-Z’s 4:44, Tyler The Creator’s Flower Boy, Joey Bada**’s All-Amerikkkan Bada$$, and muc...

Fast Food Isn’t the Best Option

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Jimmy Martir, Staff Writer

October 13, 2017

Imagine listening to your doctor telling you that you have type 2 diabetes or high cholesterol because you eat too much fast food every day. You might think to yourself that eating that delicious burger will not affect you because you can’t spot the external effects; however, in the long run, consu...

Unidos Por Los Nuestros

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Rocio Handal Rodriguez, Humans of DVC Editor

October 13, 2017

August 25th-September 3rd: Texas gets hit by Hurricane Harvey September 8th: Southern Mexico gets hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of  8.1 September 9th: Hurricane Irma hits Florida September 19th:  East-Northeast Mexico gets hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.1.   Natu...

The Kardashians’ Biggest Scandal Yet

Photos provided by Net Worth Kardashian riches and disasters that cost the economy millions timeline. 

Martina Flores, Opinion Editor

October 13, 2017

In today’s society, it’s unfortunate that it has become more common to be concerned about which Kardashian is pregnant rather than real tragedies happening around the world. The Kardashians have influenced people nationwide to fall to the knees of social media and unrealistic beauty standards to...

Friday the 13th

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Riley Arnold, Entertainment Editor

October 13, 2017

With its spooks and scares to torture people, one of the unluckiest days of the year is finally here. This year there happened to be two Friday the 13ths - January 13th and October 13th. So it’s double the scares. If you are worried about what's in store for today, then you're not alone. Psycholo...

Fright Night

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Lesley Rodriguez, Staff Writer

October 13, 2017

Enjoy a day of laughter and fun at family-friendly amusement parks when the sun is out, but at sunset have your shoes laced up and ready to run from living corpses. When amusement parks roll out their chainsaws and psycho clowns, that’s a sign that Halloween is upon us. There are many amusemen...

Confederacy Is DEAD

Confederacy Is DEAD

Jazmyn Davis, News Editor

September 22, 2017

The Charlottesville march sprouted from one conflict that should have been eliminated years ago: the eradication of Confederate statues.  The symbolism demonstrated through these statues is white supremacy. This has weighed heavily on African-American citizens, driving them to tear down the never end...

Rage, Hate, Violence: Racism

How we should we aspire to be as a human race, the time is now.

Martina Flores/ Janae Polk, Opinion Editor/ Editor-in-Chief

September 22, 2017

Unlike the rest of the world, America is a boiling pot of culture and diversity and is home to people of all races. This should leave opportunity for people to be more understanding and appreciative of everyone’s culture; however, the increase in racial tensions begs to differ. Ever since former...

Instagram’s Little Damage

Little Damage Ice Cream Shop.

Milan Washington, Staff Writer

September 22, 2017

Over the summer, an ice cream parlor on a corner in Downtown L.A. called Little Damage blew up on Instagram and many other social media platforms. This parlor has taken over the web with their gimmick of having black cones and ice cream, on their website it’s advertised that they use activated ...

Latinas Without Limits

Selena Quintanilla, a Mexican American singer who rose to fame 
in the 90’s.

Tatitana Uribe, Assistant Editor

September 22, 2017

“I am as Latina as they come. And I am not defined by anybody’s definition of Latina. I don’t actually sit in definition. I walk in my world, happily and confidently,” said prominent Latina actress Gina Rodriguez.   One of the main topics of discussion in our country right now su...

Have You Seen “It”

IT movie poster.

Riley Arnold, Entertainment Editor

September 22, 2017

*Spoilers!*   “You'll float too.”   Clowns are creepy, right?   But Pennywise the dancing clown, who tortures children in Derry, Maine has brought a whole new level of terror to the big screen. On Friday September 8th, 2017 a remake of Stephen King's “It”...

Respeta Mi Existencia o Espera Resistencia

Alison Howard, Web Designer

September 22, 2017

We are all dreamers.   English, Polish, Mexican, Iranian.   The wealthy.   The underprivileged.   Everyone has hope for their future, a desire to do more, passions awaiting to be unlocked. On September 5th, the Trump administration announced it would form...

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