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Tech Talk with Mark David Magat: Comparing Apples to Androids

Mark David Magat, Opinions Editor

October 15, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinions

The drastic rise in price of the new iPhones has caused Apple customers to look for other, cheaper solutions in the Android space. Back in June 2007, the first iPhone was released at the base price of $500. For 2007, that was a lot to ask for for a cell phone. Now that Apple has grown to the empire that is it is, they have...

Transitional age youth programs need easier access

Mark David Magat, Opinions Editor

October 15, 2018

Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Skyline has many programs that aid students, but the road to access them is a long and windy one. Say you’ve just had your 18th birthday and just graduated high school, you’re finally an adult. Soon after the honeymoon phase though, you realize you need to sign your own paperwork, set your own appointments and essentially...

THIS IS AN EDITORIAL

October 9, 2018

Filed under Editorial, Opinions, Showcase

Extreme weather. Threatening conditions in your area. America’s Missing: Broadcast Emergency Response. Presidential Alerts during a national emergency; these are the circumstances listed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency that can initiate the Wireless Emergency Alert system. According to the LA Times, FEMA estimated...

A Woman’s Limitations

October 9, 2018

Filed under Opinions, Showcase

There is a true inequality in the lives of men and women and it doesn’t stop at unequal pay. The limitations of a woman’s choice on whether or not to have children only emphasizes the need for change in gender inequality. There are women who do not want to have children or due to genetic disorders and other health reasons,...

The View From Here: Taking sexual assault seriously

Simone Ledbetter, Editor-in-chief

October 9, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinions, The View From Here

The way society addresses sexual assault is detrimental to both the victim and society as a whole. The unfortunate reality for many of these victims is that when reporting the crime committed upon them, they are made to feel they should not have reported the crime at all. This of course leads to great repercussions such as...

Entrepreneurial students should back each other in their success

Laurel B. Lujan, Editor at large

October 1, 2018

Filed under Opinions, Showcase

In this day and age, a little bit of support from someone’s fellow classmates can go a long way. This can apply to that particular student entrepreneur who has their own business and is hoping to gain loyal clientele, or people who will support them with their high and lows. More and more people are using corporate companies...

Voting apathy: detrimental to your rights

Mark Griffith, Staff Writer

October 1, 2018

Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Don't let voter apathy rob you of your voice Maybe they were too busy binge-watching one of their favorite television programs, or catching up on what everyone’s doing on social media to get out and vote in the 2016 election. Maybe they’re willfully ignorant, or privileged enough to not be politically involve...

Artistic License

Artistic License

September 27, 2018

Single-use water bottles are the bane of humankind’s existence

September 27, 2018

Filed under Editorial, Opinions, Showcase

Smartwater. Evian. Crystal Geyser. Arrowhead. Life Water. People have their favorites and their least favorites, but one thing everyone has in common is their unconscionable thirst for water bottles. Your thirst can be quenched in an environmentally and financially conscious manner: tap water. Ever wondered why there’s...

Game devs need an update

Game devs need an update

September 12, 2018

Imagine this, you grab a game you’re super excited about, you’ve been saving money, all the critics...

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