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#Metoo

#Metoo

Chloe Truhlar, Multimedia Editor

December 1, 2017

At 1:21 pm on October 15, Alyssa Milano took to Twitter and tweeted, “If you've ever been sexually harassed or assaulted write ‘me too’ as a reply to this tweet.” Her intent, as stated by a phone interview with the Associated Press, was "My hope is people will get the idea of the magnitude of just ho...

Minorities Rejecting Their Own

Minorities Rejecting Their Own

Erica Bentley, News Editor

December 1, 2017

According to research by FS magazine, 80% of black men, 79% of Asian men and 75% of South Asian men have experienced racism in the gay community. People of color in the LGBT+ community are neglected and underrepresented even though they suffer the same reality. The culture of minority families cen...

Film Review: Justice League

Film Review: Justice League

Casey Henderson, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017

DC Studios has had a gruesome journey starting up their very own cinematic universe. Seeing the success of the fan-dubbed “Nolan-verse”, Zack Snyder decided to try his hand at directing a movie that brings a similar sense of reality to comic book movies. The first installment of the infa...

Native American Heritage Month

Native American Heritage Month

Ula Peapea, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017

November is not only a time of celebrating the National Holiday Thanksgiving, it’s also a time to celebrate the history of Native American Heritage. The National Native American Appreciation Month was created in 1990 to honor Native American contributions, sacrifices, achievements, and culture a...

Stockholm Syndrome! Are you Aware?

Stockholm Syndrome! Are you Aware?

Milan Washington, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017

Every now and again, you may receive those “annoying” Amber Alerts, which is a way to notify the public about the most serious child-abduction cases. Many times the conditions and side effects of these abductions are not exposed or discussed, one is Stockholm Syndrome. By the most literal definit...

Healthcare is a Human Right

Healthcare is a Human Right

Ashely Banks, Web Designer

November 2, 2017

“A healthier life, the liberty to pursue happiness free of the constraints that lack of healthcare might provide to families … under the Affordable Care Act, you have that ability – that liberty to pursue your happiness,” states Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the United States House of Repr...

Only Read if You Have an IQ of 200

Only Read if You Have an IQ of 200

Casey Henderson, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017

“To be fair, you have to have a very high IQ to understand Rick and Morty.” This Reddit post is a perfect personification of the obnoxious science fiction fans seeking to kill the show they adore so heavily. Rick and Morty is the disgustingly lovable science fiction sitcom on Adult Swim ...

Clubs of Equality

Clubs of Equality

Christian Espinosa, Staff Writer

October 13, 2017

Schools all around Los Angeles have created clubs with subjects ranging from math to dance, travel to art, and even poetry or free expression. At Da Vinci Communications, students have come forward to create La Fuerza, also known as the Latinx Student Union (LSU), and the Black Student Union (BSU). ...

Awareness

Awareness

Vanessa Hernandez, Staff Writer

October 13, 2017

Every year during the month of October we acknowledge and applaud the strength of women and their battles with breast cancer. Even with those who lost the battle, we continue to cherish their souls. Breast cancer is like any other type of cancer, it’s most likely to occur in women, but men can get ...

The Kardashians’ Biggest Scandal Yet

The Kardashians’ Biggest Scandal Yet

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

Friday the 13th

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...

Pink and Lavender

Pink and Lavender

Sophia Solorzano, Multimedia Editor

October 13, 2017

September 28, 2017, was the first meeting of the Pink and Lavender club where Jane Earle and Chloe Abeyta, the leaders of the club, gathered information from the history of the LGBT+ community in which they chose their club’s central message, title and colors. According to Earle and Abeyta, the club’s ...

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