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MTS eases access with mobile ticketing app

Monica de la Cruz, Managing Editor February 28, 2018

Feb. 28, 2018 As the No. 7 bus approaches the B Street stop, its display flashes the warning to riders, HAVE FARE READY. While most riders prepare to board as usual by pulling out their wallets, some...

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Should we hear about Snowden? — Press is right to ignore Snowden’s leaks

Diego Lynch February 26, 2014

Events of the last 15 years have delivered challenges and opportunities. The National Security Administration (NSA) has responded through the mass surveillance that prompted Edward Snowden’s actions...

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Should we hear about Snowden? — Media blackouts do more harm then good

, Editor In Cheif February 26, 2014

“Every time you pick up a phone, dial a number, write an email, make a purchase, travel on the bus carrying a cell phone, swipe a card somewhere, you leave a trace, and the government has decided that...

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Rehabilitation over jail time

Michelle Moran December 18, 2013

Governor Jerry Brown recently denied a bill that would allow charges such as simple drug possession to be treated as a misdemeanor as opposed to a felony. Around 10,000 people a year are convicted of drug...

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Big Brother goes too far

Torrey Spoerer December 14, 2013

Before an American makes a post on their Facebook wall, they may have to consider how the material of the post would look in the eyes of Big Brother. The National Security Agency is an American government...

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Minimum wage is not enough

Sandra Galindo December 14, 2013

Fifty years ago, Martin Luther King died fighting against the oppression of workers. He was working on The Poor People’s Campaign; a campaign demanding economic and human rights for all, regardless of...

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Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Torrey Spoerer December 7, 2013

The era of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, commonly known as "Obamacare," began Oct. 1. That's when Americans without health insurance, some 48 million, can began to sign up for coverage...

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Some customers are just awful

Torrey Spoerer December 5, 2013

From early November through the final hours of New Year's Day, retail stores and restaurants are about to endure their chaotic surge in customer traffic and increased profits from said traffic surge.The...

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Don’t get mad at the cashier

Michelle Moran December 5, 2013

In most businesses, if not all, there is one mutual agreement: the customer is always right. Even when they yell at an employee and cause a scene in public, is the customer still right? A manager will...

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Purchasers are not to blame

William Morse December 5, 2013

As the holidays are approaching, so are the overwhelming feelings of consumerism, as everyone goes sale-crazy and buys everything in sight. For anyone who happens to work in retail or any service that...

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Jerry Brown loves prisons

Torrey Spoerer November 18, 2013

California Proposition 30 was originally approved as a crucial step towards fixing our financially drained public educational system by funding schools with newly implemented taxes. As of this fall, however,...

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Behind the political curtain

Sandra Galindo November 13, 2013

Many people are angry about San Diego's special election on Nov. 19, not only because it’s expected to cost taxpayers nearly $5 million but because it’s a bitter reminder of Mayor Bob Filner’s...

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