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Editorial: Out of bounds

David Pradel, Sports Editor May 12, 2015

At a time where race and law enforcement seem to be in the news for all the wrong reasons, yet another was possibly added here in San Diego as students for the broadcast news show “Newscene” may have...

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Study Hours: The missing buzzer

David Pradel, Sports Editor May 12, 2015

Why is it that the community colleges, which have the word community in them, lack in bringing the community closer? You would think the athletics program at community colleges would offer something...

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Racial shots outside the boxing ring

Richard Lomibao, Opinion Editor May 12, 2015

The hype of the century, since Tyson and Holyfield or Muhammad and Joe Frazier, the fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather was destined to be a classic told by the media and sold by the drama. It...

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Invisible boyfriends and girlfriends can send patrons up to 100 text messages, 10 voicemails and a handwritten note with the $24.99 plan. City Times illustration Photo credit: Laura Sanchez

$25 a month for love that felt like a toy

Laura Sanchez, Associate Editor April 21, 2015

Let’s rewind to the annual love craze holiday. The month in which heart-shaped boxes flood every shopping center, only to be reminded that you have no one to celebrate this commercial insanity with....

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“Batgirl” #41 variant cover by Rafael Albuquerque. Official image

No laughing matter

How a comic book cover pushed the limit and brought
 a much needed conversation of art to the forefront
Angelica Wallingford, Editor in Chief April 21, 2015

Art is something that is subjective. Not everyone is going to like every piece of literature, music, etc., that is out there. Chances are, if you gave a million people the exact same book, it would be...

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Invisible Partner Inc. might be the future of online dating

Torrey Spoerer April 21, 2015

Typically, the modern-day dating options for a gay man with limited time and a phone have often been soul-mate-seeking websites such as OkCupid, or no-strings-attached messaging apps such as Grindr, Scruff...

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In Yeezus we trust

Franchesca Walker, Co-Arts & Features Editor April 21, 2015

The hype centered around the musician turned designer Kanye West is endless as new stories develop about him within the hour. There's news coverage about his every move and what he says, specifically about...

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Editorial: The costs of going to school

Franchesca Walker, Co-Arts & Features Editor April 21, 2015

There’s a great pressure for young adults to attend college and pursue a bachelor’s degree or higher. Oftentimes, one may be looked down upon for not working toward a degree and stereotyped as not...

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Letter to the editor: Soviet posters showcased skewed views of socialism

Angelica Wallingford April 21, 2015

Dear Editor: The recent exhibit of Soviet posters at our fine art gallery on campus was a celebration of the restoration of capitalism of the former Soviet Union and the policies under the Gorbachev and...

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Letter to the editor: Rely on your words, not graphics

Angelica Wallingford April 21, 2015

Dear Editor: Regarding the debate on emojis. I have a nice solution. Simply do not utilize the damn things. I'm not so old that I am totally out of the loop with current technology and social media, but...

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Illustration by Edgar Inda.

Pro: Emoji-nius ways for Apple to insert cultural diversity

Richard Lomibao, Opinion Editor March 24, 2015

Apple users can now test beta iOS 8.3, which has prompted some raised eyebrows about the 300 new emojis with five new racially diverse skin tones. The company softly introduced these drastic changes...

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Con: Diverse emojis will cause issues for Apple users

Cherelle Roberts March 24, 2015

This spring, Apple will be releasing new, racially diverse emojis. After previewing these new emoticons, I could not help but notice issues that I feel will receive negative feedback. The idea of trying...

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