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New movie portrays a great story but could have been better

Mason J. Rockfellow, Editor in Chief

February 3, 2016

Filed under Reviews

The new drama “The Finest Hours” told a great story, but it could’ve been better. Based on a true story of an impossible Coast Guard rescue mission of 32 crewmembers. Bernie Webber captained a 36-foot boat off the coast... Read more »

Con: Voting, should it be done?

Chris Miller, Reporter

February 3, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Your vote doesn’t really matter. Those are not the kinds of words any American voter wants to hear. Unfortunately, when it comes to electing which candidate becomes President of the United States, these words ring true. As... Read more »

Pro: Voting, should it be done?

AK Pachla, Copy Editor

February 3, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Over the last twenty years in America, and indeed in many western democracies, many people, especially young people, have felt disenfranchised. Looking at the state of the world’s largest democracies, people are starting to... Read more »

New game allows you to explore new world

Chris Miller, Reporter

February 3, 2016

Filed under Reviews

Xenoblade Chronicles X is a true successor to the original Xenoblade Chronicles and manages to provide everything a JRPG, or Japanese Role-Playing Game, fan could ever want in this type of game. Xenoblade Chronicles X is a... Read more »

Flu shots: Con

Victoria Miller, Opinions Editor

November 18, 2015

Filed under Opinion

It’s that time of year again; flu season is upon us and we are once again bombarded with reminders to get our annual vaccination. Everywhere we go, we have friends, family, corporations and organizations drilling the idea... Read more »

Flu shots: Pro

Mason J. Rockfellow, Photo Editor

November 18, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Many people argue whether a flu shot is worth getting. Some say it doesn’t work, and a lot of people, such as myself, say it does work. From my experiences with flu shots, it seems to get the job done. Even though you usually... Read more »

California becomes the sixth state to legalize physician-assisted suicide

Victoria Miller, Opinions Editor

October 21, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Earlier this month, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation that will allow terminally ill people to take their own life with the help of a physician, making California the sixth state to legalize physician-assisted suicide,... Read more »

New phone apps make food ordering process simple

Carissa Diaz, Reporter

October 21, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Since cell phones have become so important to people’s everyday life, companies have come up with an idea to invent an app that makes ordering food much easier. These apps are everywhere and can be used for well-known fast... Read more »

Caged animal debate goes on as circus comes to town

Mason J. Rockfellow, Giovanni Lopez, Photo Editor, Reporter

September 10, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

Pro There are all types of unique things that come to town with the circus, that if it wasn’t for the circus, you wouldn’t get to see or experience them. Exotic animals are one of the things I am talking about. You don... Read more »

Pokémon trading card game captures experience

Chris Miller, Reporter

September 10, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

The official Pokémon Trading Card Game Online card simulator captures the experience of playing with and collecting Pokémon Cards almost perfectly. The PTCGO is a free downloadable card game simulator for PC found on the... Read more »

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