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Editorial: Protests have positive outcomes

Sarid Lozano

January 13, 2016

Filed under Community, Opinion

About a year ago, Laquan McDonald was killed. But, you probably didn’t know about it. Recently, a Dashcam video from a police car surfaced the media. This horrible video shows Laquan McDonald being shot 16 times by an Officer...

Editorial: Keep guns out of the home

Karla Gonzalez and Maribella Sandoval

January 13, 2016

Filed under Community, Opinion

Eight-year-old Makayla Dyer was playing with her friends outside her White Pine,Tennessee, mobile home, when an 11-year-old neighbor perched at his window and asked to see her new pet. the third grader laughed and said no and...

Editorial: Chicago’s Castro is now New York Yankee

Jovanny Benitez and Samuel Gallegos

January 13, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Sports

Starlin Castro is now a New York Yankee.  He got traded by the Chicago Cubs for two players from the Yankees: Adam Warren, a player to be named, and the also got free agent Ben Zobrist. Starlin Castro was traded because Javier...

Editorial : Make hockey safe

Karen Buendia, Griselda perez, and Bryan Ramirez

January 13, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Sports

On February 5, police received a 911 call that former Blackhawk hockey player Steve Montado was found dead in his bed.  (Montador played hockey in Russia in 2013, but was forced to leave the team because of the effects  of a...

Editorial: Does the slayer statute apply to Heather Mack’s case?

Kayla Ruiz, Lizzet Galeno, and Braulio Hernandez

January 13, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Heather Mack who grew up on the North shore is currently serving her 10 year sentence for plotting and assisting her boyfriend, Tommy Schaefer , with the murder of her own mother Sheila Von Weise-Mack. Mack lured her mother into...

Editorial: Don’t lower the drinking age

Jessica Ramos, Norma Cereceres, and Jesica Castillo

January 13, 2016

Filed under Community, Opinion

On October 14, 2014, a 19 year old named Gregory Puckett, was under the influence before he hit Rachel Blumenstock, a mom from North Carolina, in a car accident at the intersection of highway 62 and Hidden Valley Road Northeastern,...

Editorial: Are you eating at Chipotle?

Liliana Gamboa, Ruth Medina, and Laura Barajas

January 13, 2016

Filed under Community, Opinion

Chipotle has become a popular restaurant, but since the beginning of 2015, things have gone strictly down hill. They have recently been accused of lying and causing diseases. We think you should choose your food at Chipotle...

Editorial : Syrian refugees should not be welcomed

Alejandro Nunez, Julio Sandoval, and Ayman Atra

January 13, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Syrians should not be allowed in any country because whatever country lets them in runs a large risk of something bad happening caused by the ISIS group. Certainly, it might seem heartless or careless, but the truth hurts; nowadays...

Editorial: Music impacts emotions

Christopher Martinez and Gustavo Garcia

January 13, 2016

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Opinion

23 year old, Kari Hyde, from Iowa, claims music saved her life while being diagnosed with cancer. It "kept my mind calm" and "kept my head above the clouds," she said. Music can actually have an impact on peoples emotions. Sure...

Editorial: Corrupt governments create cartels

Giselle Zamora, Janet Hernandez, and Becky Martinez

January 13, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Recently, on Yahoo news, an anonymous "killer man" from Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico was interviewed to find out information about his gang; he admitted to making people "disappear".  This anonymous killer said that 30 of the people...

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