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The ‘n’ is silent

Aldo Ramirez March 12, 2013

Acclaimed movie director Quentin Tarantino has once again embarked on a dialectic controversy due to the frequent use of the "n-word" in his latest production "Django Unchained," where he uses the controversial...

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We give words their power

Paul Smoot March 12, 2013

"There's a n----r on a horse!" gasps a surprised townsman to his wife in Oscar winning director Quentin Tarantino's newest cult attraction "Django Unchained." "Django Unchained" is an epic western that...

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Hollywood sides with misogyny and loses

Jennifer Manalili March 12, 2013

In “Sputnik Sweetheart,” Haruki Murakami writes, “If they invent a car that runs on stupid jokes, you could go far.”In another attempt to appeal to younger audiences, “Family...

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Google+: Destroying search results?

J. Rae Chipera March 12, 2013

Google+ seems to be a sociological mistake overall, but there are a few features that make the social media platform worth using.“Hangouts,” a way to chat face-to-face over a long distance...

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Gluttony the reason for the season?

Benny McFadden December 11, 2012

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday because it is purely American and it is a day solely dedicated to celebrating friendship and family bonds.  Every American family can put their own twist on various...

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Consumerism: A Healthy Diet

Michael Liggins December 11, 2012

We Americans are a nation made up of consumers, and that is nothing to be ashamed of. We work hard for our money and spend it on whatever we want. Whether it be on fancy cars imported from Europe or beautiful...

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Equal standards for public figures

Adam Baird and Elizabeth Carson December 11, 2012

Treating politicians the way you'd want to be treated Any public figure, whether it be a celebrity or a politician, can expect to lose a certain amount of privacy. But how much of their personal lives...

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4k Run raises funds for fitness center

fahima paghmani and Mariel Mostacero December 11, 2012

The San Diego City College Fitness Center held their 8th annual 4K Fun Run/Walk Fundraiser at Mission Bay/Tecolote Shores at 8 a.m. on Nov. 10. The event came at the end of Fitness Week, and was a great...

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Separation of sex and state

Andrew Hahn December 11, 2012

President Obama was disappointed to hear that CIA director David Petraeus was to resign, due to his involvement in an extramarital affair, according to a statement made in a press release. The president...

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California’s edict on streamlining

Benny McFadden December 11, 2012

I began my studies at City College in 2009 as a member of the out-of-work residents of San Diego, and had been unemployed for so long, that returning to college to seek a degree made more sense than endlessly...

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America needs loyal politicians

Tristen Fernane December 11, 2012

Throughout the years there have been many scandals from affairs to misuse of power within the people we trust to run this country. When it comes to a politician and someone of high-ranking power there...

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Abusive undertones leaves ‘Shades’ lacking

Jennifer Manalili December 11, 2012

This year's literary hit glamorizes a destructive relationship Arguably the biggest phenomenon to hit bookshelves and e-readers this year is "Fifty Shades of Grey." CNN reports that between March and...

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