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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 this. After receiving a Facebook invite from members of his student union to an “I Heart Consent” seminar the campus was organizing, U.K. student George Lawlor to...

Editorial: Fix the academic event calender, students will come

Justine Schulz

October 27, 2015

Accuracy is a vital component in our society for us to be able to succeed. As should be the case with academic calendars. It is crucial to provide information that is clear, concise and accurate. Students, as much as possible, should not encounter the nuisance of missing campus events online at www.sdcity.edu due to inaccurate times, incomplete information or merely because it was nev...

Editorial: Dignity in both life and death

Torrey Spoerer

November 18, 2014

Earlier this year, a 29-year-old California woman named Brittany Maynard was diagnosed with an incurable brain tumor and told by doctors that the cancer would most likely end her life in six months. After receiving the news, Maynard decided that she had no intention to allow the cancer to control how she lived or died. “After months of research, my family and I reached...

Editorial: California says ‘no thanks’ to plastic bags

Torrey Spoerer

October 28, 2014

Ever since its invention in the mid 1960s by Swedish engineer Sten Gustaf Thulin, plastic bags were embraced by American shoppers as convenient, easily disposable one-time carryalls. That’s all about to change though for Californians statewide, after State Gov. Jerry Brown approved and signed State Bill SB-270 on Sept. 23. Starting in July 2015, large grocery stores, p...

Editorial: Individual freedoms outside the workplace

Paola Garcia

October 14, 2014

We live in America, a nation that has taught us to treasure our freedom, take pride in it and to gloat and let the world know that nothing can take that away from us. We know The Bill of Rights probably better than our grandparent's full names. Day by day, it becomes harder to find and keep employment. The list of requirements to execute any job keeps growing year after yea...

Editorial: Three feet too far

Troy Orem

October 8, 2014

To say that bicycles are the scourges of the road is an understatement. They are some of the most inconsiderate users of the public roadways and yet our government continues making special concessions for them. A new law which went into effect Sept. 16 forces drivers to ensure that there is at least three feet (about the length of an open car door) between the cyclist and thems...

Editorial: Making spare time for activism

Angelica Wallingford

September 16, 2014

It’s a scene all too familiar for a City College student. Rushing from the trolley station or one of the parking garages to get to class when a person, clipboard in hand, asks them to sign a petition to get some initiative on the ballot for an upcoming election. Whether you like it or not, these signature gatherers are just another cog in the democratic process machine...

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