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Is Prop. 37 a good step?

Editorial Board October 22, 2012

Genetically modified foods have been a worthy topic of debate for the past several years and California Proposition 37 on the ballot this coming election, the discussion has heated up. Many of the arguments...

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Is skateboarding a crime?

Benny A. McFadden October 9, 2012

Almost everyone I have ever met who lived in San Diego during the 1980’s remembers the skateboard and BMX freestyle exhibitions on Ventura Court in Mission Beach outside of Hamel’s Surf and Skate Shop....

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Lose the paper and run with the E-book

Michael A. Liggins September 25, 2012

The amount of money that the average college student living in California has to pay for textbooks is outrageous. A study conducted by the American Public Interest Research Group recorded that textbook...

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Textbooks are better for your environment

Ally Browne September 25, 2012

It’s no secret that the average college student spends an arm, a leg, and half their soul on textbooks each semester. It’s also no secret that many textbook publishers have started cashing in on the...

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‘A country where democracy is just an illusion’

Sandra Galindo September 25, 2012

“Fraud, fraud, fraud,” is what millions of angry Mexicans all over the country yelled after the official results were released to the public: Enrique Peña Nieto is the new president of the Mexican...

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We are the makers of music, we are the dreamers of dreams

Heric Rubio September 25, 2012

Throughout my life, I’ve wanted to pursue countless careers. But when I’d get bored of one, I’d always go back to my dream of being a writer. At least until something else intrigued me for two weeks. However,...

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Tablets or textbooks?

Editorial Board September 25, 2012

This is a question that many college students face these days. There are benefits and pitfalls to both sides. So, which option should students be given? The easy answer is to give students both options...

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Prop. 30 is not a guaranteed fix

Heric Rubio September 11, 2012

There’s the right way to fix a problem, and then there’s the governments way; Proposition 30 would be the latter. Prop. 30, also known as The Schools and Local Public Safety Protection Act of 2012,...

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Prop. 30: it is what we need

Michael A. Liggins and Michael A. Liggins September 11, 2012

California has been continually divided between the wealthy upper class and the poor impoverished class. The American Dream of home ownership, a career, and an  education have proven to be privileges...

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Police brutality alive and well

Sandra Galindo September 11, 2012

A few weeks ago, a production of Luis Valdez’s “Zoot Suits” was performed at the San Diego Repertory’s Lyceum Theater. The first Chicano play on Broadway, “Zoot Suits” recalls the true story...

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Let’s try this one more time, but let’s avoid the reset button

Heric Rubio September 11, 2012

I don’t play very many video games now. But as a much younger child I did. I remember endless nights of staying up, trying to get to the next castle in “Super Mario Bros.” only to find that the princess...

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Editorial Board: Don’t kill with doubt

May 8, 2012

This election Californians will vote on banning the death penalty. If the measure passes, some 700 inmates would see their death sentences changed to life terms without parole. In addition, those inmates...

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