The Skyline View

Editorial: It’s Not One Sided

October 3, 2019

President Donald Trump has had a controversial run during his three years in office. But with the allegations and potential investigation on Trump, and his lack of cooperation, the idea has been thrown around once again. Whether this investigation or impeachment will go through, only time will tell. But with the idea of impeachment...

The Heart and the Fist: The issue behind the triggers

Mark David Magat, Interim Editor in Chief

September 12, 2019

In the wake of the mass shooting problem in the U.S., gun control has been a hot topic of debate. Even though the U.S. has a gun problem, the issue does not stop simply with getting rid of weapons of mass harm, but also by reforming how the country deals with educating children, especially how young men are being raised. Gun...

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...

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