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Choosing adoption impacts lives

December 13, 2016

By Ellen Case Senior Staff Writer   Adoption does not seem to get the attention it needs in the pro-life, pro-choice debate. Adoption takes a backseat to being considered an option. Read More »...

Mac’s new ports stick in craw of users

December 13, 2016

Our Managing Editor, a new MacBook user, has more than a few concerns with Apple’s new line of MacBook Pros, dishes on the company’s new dangling dongles. By Jubenal Agulair Managing Editor   Apple, did yo...

New laws prove voters are not blowing smoke

December 12, 2016

By Eric Lopez Contributing Writer         Marijuana was the big winner on Election Day after three states approved recreational initiatives and four approved medicinal uses of the plant. Twenty-eight states now have some form of legal m...

Pot prohibition’s peculiar past explained

December 12, 2016

NEWS COLUMN By Jake Griffin Copy Desk Chief   Seven states now have laws legalizing marijuana for recreational use. Massachusetts, California and Nevada passed bills legalizing recreational marijuana for adul...

Social media suffocates music journalism

November 30, 2016

By Victor Palacios Cruz Multimedia Staff   Music journalism in newspapers has become social media’s latest casualty. On Oct. 18, Mike Wilson, The Dallas Morning News editor, announced the newspaper would no longer e...

Intrusive pipeline to blame for Sioux crisis

November 30, 2016

Dallas-based company’s threat to desecrate cultural landmark sparks protests due to past governmental practices. By Monica Mitrovic Contributing Writer   Many Americans will be indulging in turkey, pie and Americ...

Third party candidates offer different ideas

November 29, 2016

By Monica Mitrovic Contributing Writer Registered voters heading to the polls Nov. 8 might feel starved for choices as they enter their ballots. But Americans aren’t limited to Republican nominee Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Hillary Clin...

Moving to Canada may not solve voters’ election dilemma

November 29, 2016

By Stephanie Salas-Vega Contributing Writer   Some Americans are so disappointed with this year’s presidential election that many have flirted with the idea of leaving the country after the new president is e...

Netflix offers ‘Stranger Things’ than tricks, treats

November 14, 2016

Critical Review By Diamond Victoria Editor-in-Chief   Over the past few months “Stranger Things” has become more than just a Netflix Original series. With its soundtrack, visual aesthetics, special effects and cast, it has transcended specific genre nor...

Five impactful Godzilla films, one disgrace

November 11, 2016

Critical Review By Jubenal Aguilar Managing Editor The Toho reboot of the King of the Monsters, “Shin Godzilla,” hit U.S. theaters for a limited run Oct. 11-18. Throughout the franchise’s history, Godzilla’s titular role...

Godzilla resurges in Toho reboot, destroys Tokyo

November 11, 2016

Critical Review By Jubenal Aguilar Managing Editor   The King of the Monsters returns to the big screen in “Godzilla Resurgence,” directed by Hideaki Anno and Shinji Higuchi, the franchise’s 31st film to unleash chaos and devastation upon Jap...

Black cats shadowed by harsh superstition

November 10, 2016

By Diamond Victoria Editor-in-Chief   Since the Middle Ages, black cats have been shunned, abused and killed in the name of superstition. They are considered bad luck and an omen of death and have been made a popular prop fo...

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