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Get ready to dig into your wallet

Daniel Wright Sr April 14, 2016

Don't think the minimum wage increase to an eventual $15 per hour will lead to a better lifestyle for the minimum-wage crowd nor change their tax bracket. The more people make, the more the cost of living...

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Illustration by Belinda Mendoza

My life stuck in maze

Antonio Marquez April 5, 2016

I'm a young immigrant who received a temporary permit to live and work legally in the United States.I was thrilled to receive that permit, under a federal program known simply as DACA, which I now have...

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Editorial: Working students need more help

Celia Jimenez March 26, 2016

The San Diego Community College District has several programs that help specific student populations succeed in college but it doesn’t have anything to assist students who have unexpected life changes. The...

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We are earning our dreams

Antonio Marquez March 24, 2016

I became the first in my family to go to college. I won a $10,000 Price Scholarship and I served as an intern at a TV station. Yet I still remember the first time I broke down and cried in anger and sadness...

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Illustration by Belinda Mendoza

Transfer to City College – With Caution

Natalie Hanson March 8, 2016

I am what seems to be a rare occurrence - a transfer student between junior colleges - and I discovered that transferring to City College is much more difficult than one might think. Last fall, I was...

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Black history should be recognized every day

Denise White February 21, 2016

I want to be able to celebrate Black History any time if I’d like to. As a Caucasian, female student, I don’t know how to even celebrate Black History Month at City College. A few years back,...

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Perspective: The Internet that stole Christmas

Ricardo Soltero December 8, 2015

Earlier this month, Joshua Feuerstein called out Starbucks in a video that went viral, claiming that the company was waging a war against Christmas. Feuerstein goes on to say that the company’s choice...

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Perspective: Surviving on a student budget

Destiny Ortiz November 24, 2015

The next exam is the least of a student’s worries as other components of their lives become prominent like paying the monthly phone bill or rent. Sometimes what may seem like the cheapest option...

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Editorial: Learning about consent should not be a question

Jennifer Manalili November 10, 2015

As discussions revolving around sexual assault shift towards including topics like drinking and consent, so should the ways colleges go about teaching and handling them.But not everyone’s up for...

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Perspective: Student faces police brutality

Denise White November 10, 2015

A video of Deputy Ben Fields throwing a black female student at Spring Valley High School in Columbia, South Carolina has recently gone viral. There have been retweets and posts being shared all over social...

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Perspective: When going viral goes wrong

Destiny Ortiz November 10, 2015

Former actor turned music artist Drake recently came out with a music video that has people talking nonstop. Several memes have been created that surprisingly fit well with the lucid movements of what...

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Perspective: Why technology killed our youths’ childhood

Denise White November 10, 2015

Looking around, I see kids checking their phones. Their faces light up when they see how many ‘likes’ they get on their Instagram posts. And when I say kids, I literally mean 10 to 12 year...

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