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Wednesday August 23rd 2017

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The Language of Loss

The Language of Loss

Language connects us. We are able to communicate with strangers, and isolate ourselves for a moment from the rest of our surroundings. We can say things that others won’t understand, and it makes us feel powerful. We enjoy meeting others with the same background as us, so [Read More]

Arctic Drilling: Who has the right to destroy the environment?

Arctic Drilling: Who has the right to destroy the environment?

Santa Claus may be wondering who his new landlord is going to be as several world nations are staking their claim to the region known as North Pole. The reason for the interest in the frozen tundra is that according to the U.S. Geological Survey, there is an estimated 90 [Read More]

Opinion: Are you controlling the internet, or is the internet controlling you?

Opinion: Are you controlling the internet, or is the internet controlling you?

The internet fits us like a hand in a glove, two peas in a pod, yin and yang, cookies and milk. It’s a perfect match. But how perfect is it, really? We are too controlled by the internet, through our phones, computers, tablets or other devices. It’s always there for us, [Read More]

How to Live Like a Musician

How to Live Like a Musician

Wake up one Christmas morning and run down the stairs into the living room lit only by tiny twinkling stars. Tear through the pile of colorfully wrapped and ribboned boxes under the tree that hide the big violin shaped faux-wooden case with a giant bow and your name on it [Read More]

The “N” Word

The “N” Word

On any given day walking through the Glendale campus, conversations may be overheard and one word that is heard often during those conversations is the word “nigga.” All nationalities can be heard saying it.  A word whose roots bring back visions of racism, oppression [Read More]

Gamer Girls Have Cooties: a look at rape culture in the video game community

Gamer Girls Have Cooties: a look at rape culture in the video game community

Cancer, infection, blight, vermin, disease, sewage, plague, waste These were the words that were written across a screenshot of a conversation suggesting a way to skip combat in games.  It was plastered across Reddit, a popular website for posting social news and [Read More]

Why is Generation Y so DIY?

Why is Generation Y so DIY?

Generation Y or “millennials” are those born after 1980 and before 2000. Simply, it’s 20-somethings and 30-somethings.The May 20 issue of Time featured a column by Joel Stein that half-heartedly defended a generation that has been dubbed “entitled,” [Read More]

Cupid Gets a Facebook

Cupid Gets a Facebook

Sophia Gottleib* is boy crazy. She is a 24-year-old graduate of Northwestern University who has had one serious relationship in which the words, “I love you” were exchanged. She has had four serious crushes, in which compulsive FaceBook stalking and serial drunk texting [Read More]

They Don’t Know Us: what conservatives don’t understand Hispanic voters

They Don’t Know Us: what conservatives don’t understand Hispanic voters

“The white establishment is now the minority,” said FOX news conservative anchor Bill O’Reilly on election night. Barrack Obama just won his second term in office and Republicans were in shock. “…And the voters, many of them, feel that the economic system is [Read More]

Personal Account: Cosmetic Surgery Changed My Life

Personal Account: Cosmetic Surgery Changed My Life

Girls all around the world grow up playing with Barbies… The image of the perfect girl. As a child I remember all I wanted was to have the perfect Barbie figure. Perfect lips, perfect skin, thin waist, long beautiful runway legs. I always knew I wanted to get plastic [Read More]

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Latinx Film Festival: Changing the Conversation about LGBTQ Cinema

Latinx Film Festival: Changing the Conversation about LGBTQ Cinema

Four years ago, there were zero film and art festivals in the country dedicated to queer Latinx, the gender-neutral [Read More]

The Language of Loss

The Language of Loss

Language connects us. We are able to communicate with strangers, and isolate ourselves for a moment from the rest of [Read More]

Alejandro Ambrosio: a DREAM-er runs towards his dream

Alejandro Ambrosio: a DREAM-er runs towards his dream

Nineteen-year-old Alejandro Ambrosio pedals 10 miles each way from his home in North Hollywood to Glendale College and [Read More]

Racial Diversity: an increasing number of people identify with more than one culture

Racial Diversity: an increasing number of people identify with more than one culture

The multiracial population in the United States is growing at a swift rate, but what does it really mean to be [Read More]

Michael Harnett: Teaching a Man to Fish

Michael Harnett: Teaching a Man to Fish

Trying to find words to describe Dr. Michael Harnett as a college professor is like trying to find new ways to describe [Read More]

NASA's Image of the Day

Glory of the Heavens

 
This composite image shows the progression of a partial solar eclipse over Ross Lake, in Northern Cascades National Park, Washington on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017.
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