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Who has it harder — women or men?

Jessica Fajardo, reporter

April 17, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Undoubtedly, the world is dangerous for women because they are highly susceptible to rape, sex trafficking, relationship abuse (mental and physical), inequality, etc. These perilous issues that women face every day are serious...

Trades are a good option

Yvette Venegas, reporter

April 17, 2019

Filed under Community, Opinion

We all enjoy going to the mall occasionally. If it's not to shop, it’s to eat and just socialize with family and friends. We all have that one favorite store where we are warmly welcomed by an employee who finalizes our purchase...

Get rid of the death penalty once and for all

Giselle Camacho, reporter

April 17, 2019

Filed under Opinion

This year in the U.S., 25 people have died by death row. Only 2 of them died by electrocution in Tennesse and the rest by lethal dose. The death row penalty has been around for a long time with its purpose being to execute prisoners...

College athletes should be payed

Luis 'Andres' Moreno, reporter

April 17, 2019

Filed under Opinion, Sports

The NCAA made close to 1.1 billion in revenue in 2017; and just so you know, players don’t receive a single dime. These college athletes endure sacrifice, hardships, and put tremendous effort into a sport, all with different d...

Magic leaving Lakers is the right decision

Hector Perez, reporter

April 17, 2019

Filed under Opinion, Sports

Magic Johnson steps down as president of the Los Angeles Lakers!    After 2 years of being the President of Basketball Operations for the Los Angeles Lakers, Magic Johnson pursues ‘freedom’ by stepping down as president. He described to the medi...

Bring back recess

Erick Cardenas, reporter

April 17, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Schools should provide recess for students.   Kids these days deserve more recess vs laborious hours in a classroom. Why do children deserve more recess time? Most students in elementary school are forced to stay in one class...

Books are still better than audio

Jesus Andrade, reporter

April 15, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Imagine you find yourself in need of a book to read, but don’t have the physical copy. You don’t want to go out, so you decide to either buy a pdf of the book or an audiobook. But you know Audible has a 30-day free membership...

Fortnite is a safe social place for many youth

Sebastian Guzman, reporter

April 15, 2019

Filed under Opinion

People are comparing Fortnite to going to church, or the mall. Players are saying that Fortnite to them is a third place which is a location where you can be found the most. Is there something about Fortnite that makes people feel more ...

Cicero gender roles need to change at home

Natalia Marquez, reporter

April 15, 2019

Filed under Opinion

It is obvious that traditional gender roles at home are still very common to this day, at least in Cicero, girls do the cooking and the cleaning, and the boys do the heavy lifting.   Times have changed and places are prog...

Yelling doesn’t work on us

Angel Gonzalez, reporter

April 12, 2019

Filed under Opinion

“Getting mad at your child isn’t going to change the behavior,” said Dr. Carla Naumburg, a clinical social worker and author of parenting books. “When you get angry, your attention is on the conflict instead of figuring...

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