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Skyline’s “Giving Tree” inspires campus

Skyline’s “Giving Tree” inspires campus

November 30, 2010

As the winter festivities and holidays approach, it is sometimes a stressful occasion trying to figure ou...

State senator fights for strict legislation to keep violent video games away from minors

Stephen Benoit

November 30, 2010

Filed under News

The Supreme Court of the United States is currently overseeing a trial about a California state law that could change video games in their current form. AB 1179 was written by state Sen. Leland Yee, the California state senator for the local district, including Skyline College. Yee's intent is to keep violent video games out...

Illegal immigration and who’s to blame

Kiriakos Vilchez

November 30, 2010

Filed under Opinions

I am opposed to illegal immigration. I, however, see it for more than just an issue of people coming here unlawfully. I see this problem as a political mess created by government irresponsibility, corporate greed, and the media's intent to hide very real problems caused by illegal immigration. As an American, I believe everyone ...

Social networking: Is it frying our brains?

Alexis De Guzman

November 30, 2010

Filed under Opinions

The 21st century is proved to be a generation of advancements which include the birth of different kinds of social networking sites. The internet has become a commercialized vehicle of mass information, and an entertainment portal . Long before it was open and in reach to the general public, and definitely before Al Gore t...

Aliens, the dawn of a new era?

Stephen Benoit

November 30, 2010

Filed under Opinions

NASA is holding a press conference today to discuss some sort of discovery in astrobiology, there's a great deal of speculation as to what it may or may not be. Could it be that NASA has discovered evidence of life in the universe besides us? Are they benevolent or malevolent, wise or unreasonable? Are they more advanced than us o...

Anti-wolf legislation – The attack on wildlife conservation

Kiriakos Vilchez

November 30, 2010

Filed under Opinions

When will people learn that they do not run nature? Obviously some people can never accept that we share, and do not own, this world. That is why I am saddened by and angry at those who propose anti-wolf legislation. I can't believe that they think destroying one of North America ‘s most beautiful, and ecologically im...

Winter break movie ticket

Daniel Beckman

November 30, 2010

Filed under Arts

Entertainment's going to leave you this semester with a suggestion for your winter break box office ticket. Tron Legacy, the sequel to the first movie Tron which originally rocked our worlds in 1982. Tron' stunning landscapes, characters, and groundbreaking cinematography spear headed what would later become the video game revo...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1

Katherine Ramirez

November 30, 2010

Filed under Arts

I remember being in high school and reading the last book cover to cover on a grassy hill in the University of California-- Berkeley. I remember skipping my summer classes that day so that I could finish it all in one sitting. And, even though it is one of the longest books in the series, I did. Anyway, point being, I love th...

Treyarch has a hit on their hands with Black Ops

Marc Arguello

November 30, 2010

Filed under Arts

"Call of Duty: Black Ops" is the seventh game in the Call of Duty franchise, and by now you'd think this nearly yearly series would start to lose some of its appeal--but that's what you get for thinking. Developed by Treyarch, the studio behind "Call of Duty: World at War", "Call of Duty 3", and a variety of licensed games, "B...

School Work vs. Social Life

Mario Rodriguez

November 30, 2010

Filed under Opinions

Unless you are anti-social, or your friends exist solely in your imagination, you have encountered that difficult decision of either staying home for the evening and studying like the model honor student you are, or going out for another adventurous night of partying like a millionaire. Though it might seem very selfish and irres...

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