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Dogs and Kids- Who Doesn’t Love That?

Dogs and Kids- Who Doesn’t Love That?

Debbie Tien, Op-Ed editor

February 5, 2018


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“Dogs are a man's best friend” is an often quoted adage. About 60% of people are said to be dog people versus cat people, according to a Livescience poll in 2014. Dogs of all breeds are helpful to humans. From seeing eye dogs to seizure response animals, there is a wide variety to what a dog i...

Flu outbreak turns deadly

Flu outbreak turns deadly

Sarah Keller, Copy Editor

January 26, 2018


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What was once a simple cold that usually went away within a week has now become deadly. Flu is spreading and has now hit almost all of the 50 states, and people do not know how to stop it. According to National Geographic, flu is getting worse is because the virus changes every year, which prevents the vaccine from working as well as it usually does. People are also beginning to build up an immunity...

Ebola: Under control?

Charlene Morentin, Feature Editor

December 13, 2017


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Linked to fleas, the Black Death of the 14th century bears similarities to the plague that Africa found itself in in 2014, Ebola. However, this plague was not linked to fleas, but rather bats. Medicine Plus said, “Ebola hemorrhagic fever is caused by a virus. It is a severe and often fatal disease. It can...

GOP tax overhaul, media and the common man–

GOP tax overhaul, media and the common man–

Stephanie Wang, Editor-in-chief

December 11, 2017


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Republican lawmakers this week continue to deliberate and push their plan forward with goals of reducing taxes and reducing the presence of Obamacare, which they failed to do earlier this year.   The plan is designed to reduce taxes for people of all incomes, along with eliminating the mandate un...

Failing education system:

Andrew Barron, Entertainment editor

November 17, 2017


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What happens when a school removes the health course that covered a minimal section of sexual education? It does not matter how partial it was but the fact that the school took the effort of including its presence. But when the school removes the course, sexual education shies away just as quickly. Wha...

The Era of Cyberbullying

The Era of Cyberbullying

Adrian Llamas, Business Manager

November 17, 2017


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Cyberbullying is defined by dictionary.com as “the act of harassing someone online by sending or posting mean messages, usually anonymously.” With the prevalence of social media, cyberbullying is rampant in this generation. A study done in 2015 by the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System said, “An est...

The News Blues: Is staying too updated unhealthy?

The News Blues: Is staying too updated unhealthy?

Clarisse Guevarra, Video editor

November 9, 2017


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In the early hours of the morning, most people are just getting their day started. For many, the first thing they do is check their phones for updates among other things. There might be text messages and notifications from social media, but nowadays, it seems as though people are waking up to the new...

Are millennials more open-minded than previous generations?

Debbie Tien, Op-Editor

October 10, 2017


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Most have heard the saying “Millennials are killing.” Generations born prior to the 1980s often make critical comments about the millennials. But why is that? Who are they? What are they doing? The millennials are generally defined as individuals born from 1982 to 2002. They are the generation...

Scientifically healthier and happier

Scientifically healthier and happier

Margo Wilcox, Staff writer

September 29, 2017


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Time magazine shifted through stacks of research to find science-backed tips for a healthier, happier life. Spend less time on social media Studies show that most people do not sign into Facebook to be social. They spend the majority of their time reading random content, and instead of feeling fulfilled, th...

Can an AI identify someone’s sexuality?

Can an AI identify someone’s sexuality?

By Stephanie Wang, Editor in Chief

September 28, 2017


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What does a machine see in people that some people cannot even see?  Stanford scientists Dr. Michal Kosinski and Yilun Wang developed an AI that has many people asking just that.  This new facial recognition system is apparently able to identify someone’s sexuality and was tested amongst thousand...

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