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AES Power Plant in Redondo Beach Debates Closure by 2023. Why is it even a question?

Vivian De Waart June 6, 2020

On March 30 of 2020, Applied Energy Sources corporations (AES corp.) finalized a sale of their power plant in Redondo Beach to a real estate developer, Leo Pustilnikov. The power plant takes up 51 acres...

Bad Bunny is Creating a New Wave of Latin Music Artist

Scarlet Ruiz June 6, 2020

Gladys Vega/Getty Images From bagging groceries at supermarkets to performing at the Super Bowl, Bad Bunny has become one of the biggest Latin singers, and his activism is changing the Latin music culture. Most...

What Sports Are Doing Wrong

Scott Felt June 6, 2020

COVID-19 shocked the sports world to its core when it saw every major sport shut down and suspend play until further notice.  According to ESPN, the NBA has postponed its season, NCAA canceled spring...

Why Standardized Testing Should Be Banned

Valerie Palomo June 6, 2020

As early as the 1920s, standardized tests were being used by schools to judge students based on whether or not they were going to be successful in life or if they were “slow children.” Fast forward...

Our Obsession With Race

Casey Hartley June 5, 2020

The United States is obsessed with race. I’m not referring to our nation’s history, our government, or our laws, but our society itself. For the longest time, the United States has dealt with racial...

My Body, My Choice: Body Hair Edition

Maya Lyou, Copy Editor June 5, 2020

Although body hair is a mammalian feature on the human body, in order for women to be deemed socially acceptable by society, they must be seemingly hairless on their body. According to social media’s...

Why Standardized Testing Should Be Banned

Valerie Palomo May 23, 2020

As early as the 1920s, standardized tests were being used by schools to judge students based on whether or not they were going to be successful in life or if they were “slow children.” Fast forward...

Positive Effects of Coronavirus

Jordan Foster May 23, 2020

Society has been accustomed to the negative effects that the coronavirus has brought upon us, but most people don’t discuss the positive values it has created as well. Although the coronavirus has...

Let Them Read What They Want!

Xochitl Marin May 23, 2020

Books stacked on one another. Xochitl Marin/ Vitruvian Post. One is given the right to freedom of speech, expression, and to believe in whatever one may choose to believe in amongst other rights....

“Can You Hear Me Now?”

Reese Gonzalez May 23, 2020

Cell phones and teens, a combination you see so often these days. Teens and children use their phones for around seven hours a day, nearly as long as a school day. In 2016 3.50 billion people worldwide...

The Machismo and Marianismo Culture Perpetuates Toxic Masculinity and Sexist Gender Roles in Latinx Households

Kimberly Perez May 23, 2020

Machismo is a culture now ingrained in certain Latinx households, forcing young boys to be “macho”; essentially strong both physically and mentally. Machistas generally are expected to be dominant...

How Can Students Grading their Teachers Become Effective?

Milan Boykins May 23, 2020

Students have an opinion and voice too. Their way of being taught should be addressed. Grading teachers has been an idea that’s been around for years but has it really come into place or enforced...

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