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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Victoria Tran, Staff Writer

May 24, 2018


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Mental Health Awareness Month, also referred to as "Mental Health Month,” has been observed in May in the United States since 1949. The issue of mental health illness has always been a private and contained conversation,but the topic has become more prolific in recent years. Globally, more than 30...

States can permit sports gambling

States can permit sports gambling

Matthew Polek, Sports Editor

May 22, 2018


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The United States Supreme Court ruled Monday, May 14th that the national ban on sports betting is no longer. New Jersey brought the case in July of 2017 is expected to be the first state to take advantage of this ruling, allowing sports betting in Atlantic City and at its racetracks. The Profess...

Boy killed by leopard in Uganda

Boy killed by leopard in Uganda

Aryana Powell, Staff Writer

May 22, 2018


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The three-year-old son of a park ranger has been snatched and eaten by a leopard at a safari park in Uganda two weeks ago. The toddler was being looked after by a nanny in unfenced staff quarters at a safari lodge in Queen Elizabeth National Park The leopard snatched the three-year-old, who has not...

ADA to be amended

ADA to be amended

Hypatia Day and Noah Lydon, Staff Writers

May 3, 2018


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The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was established in 1990 and was signed into law by President  George H.W Bush. The disabled community  represents anywhere from one in four to one in five people currently living in the United States and is one of the biggest, yet overlooked minority g...

A public letter to the San Diego community ignores the truth about SeaWorld

A public letter to the San Diego community ignores the truth about SeaWorld

Glorianese Ortiz, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


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A “Letter to the Editor” published in The San Diego Union-Tribune offers a controversial request of its readers in “San Diegans should step up for SeaWorld,” by Lori Weisberg.   The letter urged locals to save the business from its plummeting attendance.“Come on people. If you like SeaWorld...

I marched for my life

I marched for my life

Jayden Palermo, Staff Writer

April 13, 2018


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On March 24th, I attended the March for Our Lives march in Hartford, Connecticut. This march, like others across the nation on this day, were prompted by the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida that left 14 injured and 17 dead. Being able to march, I have to say it was th...

Devonte Hart – an American hero – dies in an intentional act

Devonte Hart – an American hero – dies in an intentional act

Victoria Tran, Staff Writer

April 9, 2018


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On March 26, the Hart family was found at the bottom of a cliff off the Pacific Coast Highway in Mendocino County. Found in the family's SUV were Jennifer Hart, her wife, Sarah Margaret Hart, and at three of their children: Markis, Jeremiah, and Abigail. Meanwhile rescuers are still looking for Dev...

Fourteen year old girl from Paraguay dies in childbirth

Fourteen year old girl from Paraguay dies in childbirth

Aryana Powell, Staff Writer

April 6, 2018


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A 14 year old rape victim was pronounced dead in Paraguay this week after complications from childbirth. She had been hospitalized for 20 days before her sudden death. The Guardian reports that her baby is in intensive care. The girl became pregnant after being a victim of rape. The 37-year-old man who raped and impregnated the girl was arrested on Thursday, ...

This is satire…

This is satire…

Jacob Thompson, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018


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*This is satire...   Recently after being elected and amid allegations of American interference in his re-election, Russian president Vladimir Putin has publicly denied the existence of the United States in a speech in Moscow. He has shut down all embassies in Russia, enacted a travel ban, ...

Stacey Dash plans to run for House of Representatives

Stacey Dash plans to run for House of Representatives

March 21, 2018


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African-American actress and conservative political commentator, Stacey Dash, has formally declared her candidacy for the state of California’s 44th District for the House of Representatives.    In what was arguably a highly-influential cultic American pop-culture film that fully satirized and celebrated i...

Trump is deciding about trophy hunting

Trump is deciding about trophy hunting

Hypatia Day and Faith Williams

March 19, 2018


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When you hear the word trophy, you typically think of winning a sports game or being academically successful. You don’t think of innocent animal’s body parts. President Donald Trump announced on March 1st that the Trump administration will allow Americans to bring banned animal trophies  into United Sta...

Trump foolishly sues California over immigration

Trump foolishly sues California over immigration

Sollange Pinto, Staff Writer

March 15, 2018


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According to thehill.com, “Last week President Trump threatened to withdraw Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Customs and Border Protection personnel from the State of California because of the ‘lousy management job’ by state and local officials in enforcing the Nation’s immigration laws....

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