The Skyline View

Our citizenship is not the census’s business

May 5, 2019

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...

Editorial: Worth the Ride?

April 17, 2019

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...

Keeping the Rich in Check

March 22, 2019

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...

Editorial: It’s My Money and I Want It Now!

March 14, 2019

In today's political climate, women’s compensation still weighs lower than a man’s, in a drastic way. For the same job, a woman in California makes 90 cents to a man’s dollar. This may not seem like much but the numbers add up and the paychecks don’t. Are men, supposedly, worth ten cents more than women? In comparison...

Editorial: Show Me What I Can’t See

February 28, 2019

Instagram. Facebook. Twitter. Snapchat. YouTube. Ever wonder how these sites curate your content? The truth is: not well. Social media algorithms divert us from connecting with opposing viewpoints, stagnating progress.   New introductions of artificial intelligence continue to plague our world with inaccurate information...

What the Hell?!

What the Hell?!

February 20, 2019

Virginia government officials have been involved in several scandals recently which leaves the public...

Editorial: Government shutdown puts the pressure on food stamp recipients

February 1, 2019

Food stamp recipients will have to ration their Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits until March after most received their February benefits around Jan. 20. It is expected that the majority of families will have to make their SNAP benefits last 40 days while some families will have to stretch their benefits...

Editorial: Video Games Are Art

December 7, 2018

We are always told to go outside, put our controllers down, pay more attention to the things around us instead of what's on our screens. Video games have held this stigma that playing them will just “burn our brain cells” and have no benefit toward our growth or mindset. However, this is not true. Video games are...

We need to earn your trust

Olivia Bowman, Copy Editor

November 8, 2018

Trust in the media has never been lower and it has never been more important for the media to be right. According to a Gallup poll, 32% of Americans say they have a great deal or fair amount of trust in the media. This is down eight percent from last year. This statistic is not wholly unsurprising since it comes on the heels...

Go V%&# Yourself

Olivia Bowman, Copy Editor

October 28, 2018

“Vote” is not a bad word. But you wouldn’t know that from the way that many millennials avoid it. Newsweek states that only 49 percent of eligible millennials voted in the 2016 election compared to 69 percent of baby boomers. But, it has never been more important to vote in an election than it is today. At stake is control...

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