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Zarate found not guilty

Zarate found not guilty

Loretta Sbat, Staff Writer

December 7, 2017


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The jury reached a verdict in the Kate Steinle murder case. The verdict was released on Thursday, November 30. Two years ago, July 1, Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, a 54 year old illegal immigrant from Mexico, shot Steinle on San Francisco Pier 14. Two years ago Kate Steinle was on the San Francisco Pier 14 with...

Trump’s Twitter account suspended for 11 minutes

Trump’s Twitter account suspended for 11 minutes

Loretta Sbat, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017


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As an employee of Twitter was walking out of the door for the last time, the unidentified culprit suspended Trump’s Twitter account. Trump's Twitter account disappeared around 11:00 pm on November 2. Twitter initially said that this was a human error in order to cover up the fact that their employee...

Citizen of the year? More like joke of the year

Citizen of the year? More like joke of the year

Matthew Polek, Sports Editor

November 14, 2017


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On Monday GQ Magazine announced Colin Kaepernick as their citizen of the year. They said they were “celebrating the man who became a movement.” Kaepernick isn’t a movement, he’s a loser without a job who’s desperate for attention. There’s a reason Kaep is a free agent. Not only because h...

Baby discovered dead in swing

Baby discovered dead in swing

Aryana Powell, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017


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A new case has become public that reinforces that not everyone should be a parent. A young Iowa couple has been charged with the death of their four-month-old son after his maggot-covered body was found in their home, sitting in a baby swing, this past August. According to BuzzFeed News, 20-year-ol...

Rapper releases a loathsome video that falls short of its intention

Rapper releases a loathsome video that falls short of its intention

Zachary Crosswait, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


Filed under Op-ed, Uncategorized

Newly famous and deranged rapper, XXXTentacion, or Jahseh Onfroy, is receiving widespread and warranted backlash for depicting a white child lynched in his new video. Onfroy released his music video for hit song, “Look At Me!” on Tuesday, which displayed these disturbing images. The music video open...

Stricter gun laws can deter future mass shooters

Stricter gun laws can deter future mass shooters

Emily Dinis, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


Filed under Op-ed

On October 1, 2017, a mass shooting in Las Vegas re-ignited the controversy of gun control.  Without stricter gun control laws, people like Stephen Paddock will continue to take lives. Stephan Paddock is the shooter who attacked the Jason Aldean country music concert in Las Vegas from the 32nd floo...

Women strike back in defense of McGowan

Women strike back in defense of McGowan

Jayden Palermo, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


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On Friday, October 13th, multiple women (and men) across the Twitter universe stood with Rose McGowan to boycott the social media site. McGowan was silenced in the aspect that Twitter had suspended her from tweeting. She could no longer make her voice be known for herself and for others. The “Charm...

Dove is distasteful, creates controversy

Dove is distasteful, creates controversy

Timothy Paul, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


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Earlier this month, pictures flooded social media of a new Dove commercial that went viral because of its controversial images. The intolerant three second video showed a black woman taking off her shirt and becoming a white woman. The media and general public quickly jumped the gun posting how ...

Does motivation matter? The BSA makes extraordinary change

Does motivation matter? The BSA makes extraordinary change

Elliott Dupont, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


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On Wednesday, the Boy Scouts of America unanimously agreed on an extraordinary change that will soon allow girls to become Cub Scouts and earn the organization's highest honor of Eagle Scout. Similarly to that of other historic decisions (such as allowing "known or avowed homosexuals" as members i...

Mayim Bialik creates controversy with her views on Hollywood sexual harassment

Mayim Bialik creates controversy with her views on Hollywood sexual harassment

Hypatia Day, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


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On October 13, 2017 Mayim Bialik, American actress and neuroscientist, posted an op-ed in the New York Times about Harvey Weinstein and the sexual harassment charges against him. While her intentions may have been helpful, her words have caused warranted controversy. Recently, more than 50 women h...

#MeToo is a phenomenon

#MeToo is a phenomenon

Faith Williams, Staff Writer

October 31, 2017


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Following the Harvey Weinstein case, a current online trend known as #MeToo, started by actress Alyssa Milano on Twitter, is sweeping the nation as thousands of people are coming forward to discuss the issue of sexual harassment. The motif of the hashtag is to express sexual harassment as a worldwide pr...

The new ADA bill of 2017 causes more harm than good

The new ADA bill of 2017 causes more harm than good

Nadage Beausejour, Staff Writer

October 26, 2017


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July 26th marked the 27th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. It was signed by George H.W. Bush in 1990. It has been repeatedly attacked ever since, with the most recent attack introduced by Texas congressman Ted Poe (R). What comes with this new bill is a long, unneeded, discouraging ...

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