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Our citizenship is not the census’s business

May 5, 2019

Filed under Editorial, Opinions

Introducing the citizenship question to the census would lead to systematic fear through generations of immigrant communities, which would negatively impact the way our nation governs for decades. With the 2020 census looming, the Supreme Court has to decide whether to allow the Trump administration’s plan to add the citizenship...

Don’t Take Things for Granted

Larissa Barreto Cavalcante, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019

Filed under Opinions

As homesickness hits hard, I can only think about all those things we are used taking for granted. When we have someone in our life, and they have always been there, it sometimes may feel like a routine that we do not make anything special out of it. It also happens with things or places. We may only realize how something is...

You had 8 Years

You had 8 Years

May 2, 2019

Beware of spoilers. "Game of Thrones" is halfway through its eighth and final season after eight long...

Loose Change with Mark David Magat: Under Pressure

Mark David Magat, Co-Editor in Chief

May 2, 2019

Filed under Columns, Loose Change, Opinions

Picture this: You think you're on your way to go out with friends and watch Avengers: Endgame, then out of nowhere during dinner after watching the movie, your friends start trying to get you and your friend Jenny to date and the ensuing awkwardness approaches. Of course, we’ll be talking about peer pressure and how it can...

Extracurriculars Don’t Equal Success

I-Wei Chang, Staff Writer

April 24, 2019

Filed under Opinions

Have you ever been forced into extracurricular activities by your parents? Nowadays, some parents make their kids do extracurricular activities like piano lessons or painting because they think extracurricular activities can cultivate children’s interest and other parents think it will help children to enhance self-confidence....

Editorial: Worth the Ride?

April 17, 2019

Filed under Editorial, Opinions

College students are no stranger having to use public transportation in order to get from Point A to Point B. In the Bay Area, it almost impossible for anyone to not have to use either the bus, train, or a light-rail transit. We are fortunate to have such a wide-range of services. Many students also prefer to use ride-hailing...

Loose Change with Mark David Magat: My Parting Glass

Loose Change with Mark David Magat: My Parting Glass

April 17, 2019

Spring 2017. It was my first semester at Skyline. As I'm catching up with a friend, the topic of my photos...

Liberal Arts Majors Are Great Job Candidates

Olivia Bowman, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 22, 2019

Filed under Opinions

Liberal arts majors get a lot of flak for having an easier time in college and being a bunch of hippie idealists, but the skills one learns in a liberal arts major transcends the limitations of liberal arts careers, making it more beneficial to students than a “real” degree. In a brochure by the Association of American...

It’s a Bracket, Not Rocket Science

Daniel Archuleta, Sports Editor

March 22, 2019

Filed under Opinions, Sports, Sports opinions

It's officially March, which means that 64 college basketball teams are facing off in a knockout tournament, otherwise known as NCAA March Madness. From colleges you might have never heard of, to players who are expected to be a part of the next wave of talent in the NBA, the tournament is really unlike any other. In junction...

Keeping the Rich in Check

March 22, 2019

Filed under Columns, Editorial, Opinions

Money. Tests. GPA. Legacy. Hours of hard work. These are some of the things that can get someone into a prestigious school such as Yale or Harvard. But those fortunate enough to have money seemingly don’t have to worry about other aspects of admittance to a school ... or so they thought. The rich and powerful using their money...

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