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Many of the greatest sports entertainers derive from WWE

Taylor Jensen, Editor-in-Chief

February 7, 2019

There’s no doubt that WWE has showcased some of the greatest athletes in the world but only a few can make the list as the greatest of all-time. In the world of sports entertainment, a professional wrestler has to possess more than just wrestling skills. They have to have the charisma to make fans get up out of their seats; they have to have mic skills to make their claims...

Tattoos: My form of self-expression

Hope Denney, Reporter

January 24, 2019

When you go to the doctor and discover you’re going to get a shot most people don’t get too excited about it. I don’t either, but the feeling of having a needle puncture my skin 50 to 3,000 times per minute feels so liberating. The first time I decided to get a tattoo I was terrified. Growing up with strictly religious grandparents made me fear the pain and the...

The competitive world of wrestling: AEW vs. WWE

Taylor Jensen, Editor-in-Chief

January 24, 2019

Since the late 90’s, the World Wrestling Entertainment has faced competition with other wrestling promotions such as World Championship Wrestling (WCW) and Total Nonstop Action (TNA) and now that a new promotion titled “All Elite Wrestling” (AEW) has begun to surface in the wrestling world, fans are questioning if WWE will be facing another “war.” Since last year,...

What is feminism and why is it important?

Rosa Salazar, Copy Editor

January 24, 2019

The best definition of feminism comes from Wikipedia! It states, “Feminism is a range of social movements, political movements, and ideologies, that share the common goal to define, establish and achieve political, economic, personal, and social equality of sexes. This includes seeking to establish educational and professional opportunities for women that are equal to those...

“Luigi’s Mansion,” a unique remake for Nintendo

Ruben Lira, Reporter

December 5, 2018

When the Nintendo GameCube came out in early 2000, there were so many games to play and choose from. “Luigi’s Mansion” gave the Mario brother his own game. It was a very unique game that was not like most Mario games released. Nintendo had recently released the same game for the newer console the Nintendo 3DS. The game, although still the same, has slight changes since...

STDs? No Problem.

Bryana Lozoya, Reporter

November 28, 2018

For people to effectively take care of their sexual health, they need the resources and support. It’s not always simple for some because of financial reasons and lack of knowledge and trusted sources. I’ve spent some time curating resources that I found useful, but like always any questions about sexual wellness should be taken to a professional to ensure receiving...

Twist of fate to life

Taylor Jensen, Reporter

November 25, 2018

Looking back ten years ago I never would’ve thought that I’d be in love with wrestling as much as I am now, let alone know that it exists. Most of my family weren’t fans of wrestling so I was basically the odd one when it came to interests.  I always thought of WWE as a larger than life phenomena that I couldn’t imagine my life without.  When I was 11 years old...

These stars of mine

Taylor Jensen, Reporter

November 9, 2018

All fans have their favorite wrestler that they look up to or just enjoy watching. The typical favorites among fans are usually John Cena, Roman Reigns, or Randy Orton. However, I’m not one of those fans because I am proud to say that Triple H is my all-time favorite. People always ask me why he is my favorite like it’s the weirdest thing they’ve ever heard. It is...

Stone Cold wrestling

Taylor Jensen, Reporter

October 31, 2018

WrestleMania was first broadcasted on March 31, 1985, at Madison Square Garden in New York City in front of a crowd of more than 19,000 people.  Since then, millions of people from around the world have attended WrestleMania, which has been referred to like WWE’s Super Bowl.  One that has stood through the test of time is the Submission Match between Steve Austin ...

Clean your sex toys

Bryana Lozoya, Reporter

October 29, 2018

Using sex toys can be fun and exciting, but remember to clean them often and know which materials are safe to insert in your body. Currently, there are no safety regulations in the sex toy industry in the United States. Due to that, many sex toys are often labeled as a novelty only. According to the article “The Safety Dance” by Burke Denning on Kinsey ConfidentialTM, sex toys are...

WWE in Bakersfield

Taylor Jensen, Reporter

October 15, 2018

Rabobank Arena opened back in 1998 on Oct. 1 and has since held numerous incredible events such as concerts, sports games, musicals, plays, symphonies, circuses and many more. However, one event that has stood out tremendously throughout the 20-year history of the arena is World Wrestling Entertainment. The WWE, then World Wrestling Federation (WWF), was the first sold-out...

How to set sexual boundaries

Bryana Lozoya, Reporter

September 28, 2018

There are rules and boundaries in place for every kind of relationship, ranging from student-teacher to parent-child. So, having boundaries for a sexual relationship is a no-brainer, but how does one go about setting them and sticking to it? Where does one start? What is most important is knowing your comfort level and your wants out of a sexual relationship. Take the...

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