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Students should stop snubbing conservativism

Students should stop snubbing conservativism

Andrew Pouliot, News Editor
February 21, 2017
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Andrew Pouliot Conservatives do not have much of a voice on campus because it seems like no one is even willing to listen. As someone who holds beliefs linked to conservative thought, I know that voicing any opinions espousing conservative values is usually met with a sneer, or outright emotional anger which leads...

How the Grammys took Queen B’s crown

How the Grammys took Queen B’s crown

Lloyd Chuckie Snyder, Video Editor
February 21, 2017
Filed under Opinions

Lloyd "Chuckie" Snyder   Screw the Grammys; Beyoncé’s “Lemonade” deserved to win album of the year. Granted, Adele humbly Kanye’d herself and showed Bey the respect she deserved, but in no way did Adele’s “25” deserve to win album of the year over “Lemonade.” Beyoncé, who started off her s...

Destigmatizing De Anza: A high schooler’s perspective

Destigmatizing De Anza: A high schooler’s perspective

Rachel Shin, Staff Reporter
February 21, 2017
Filed under Opinions

Rachel Shin For the past few months, I watched seniors proudly call themselves “second semester seniors.” Within the next few months, I will see their Facebook profiles glow with their next home. I go to a local, competitive high school  full of what we call “Ivy League Magnets.” These students are ...

Out with the Oak, in with the new: Proposed Oaks’ transformation a blessing

Out with the Oak, in with the new: Proposed Oaks’ transformation a blessing

Trisha Reyes, Staff Reporter
February 21, 2017
Filed under Opinions

Cupertino’s 40-year-old Oaks Shopping Center has plans to undergo a completely new renovation which includes a hotel, retail locations, housing and more. Having seen this small bundle of everything from restaurants to martial arts centers, such a transformation seems unsettling if not unfathomable,...

Neil’s declassified (political) survival guide: The Internet

Neil’s declassified (political) survival guide: The Internet

Neil McClintick, Opinions Editor
February 21, 2017
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 Neil McClintick Looking critically at politics on the internet   Find reliable sources and turn on your critical thinking caps   Look at the source: Obviously don’t let jibbyjammer.wordpress.com have the final say about Trump’s immigration policies, but it is also necessary t...

Politics and the Super Bowl – chewing a pill too big to swallow

Politics and the Super Bowl – chewing a pill too big to swallow

Kunal Mehta, Staff Reporter
February 15, 2017
Filed under Opinions

Super Bowl commercials have become the latest victim of extreme politicization. Two commercials stood out from the rest by featuring pro-immigrant advertisements in the midst of a political climate deeply divided over immigration law. Specifically, Budweiser aired a mostly fictional story of their founder...

The age of ‘fuck’ is here

The age of ‘fuck’ is here

Karan Abrol, Staff Reporter
February 8, 2017
Filed under Opinions

Madonna was among the many celebrity presences at the Women’s March in Washington, but her face disappeared from news stations after her use of an expletive in her speech: the word “fuck.” To this day the FCC collects a fine for “obscene” language broadcasted on television, but doesn’t have...

A bite out of Apple: It’s not worth it

A bite out of Apple: It’s not worth it

Alex Rodriguez, Staff Reporter
February 8, 2017
Filed under Opinions

It’s not hard to see students on campus with their noses in their phones, or the plethora of corporate casual workers around town their faces buried behind the glow of a phone screen. Nine times out of 10, if you take a look at whatever device holds their utmost attention, you may notice a familiar...

Trump protests: Keeping it real

Omar Hashem, Staff Reporter
February 8, 2017
Filed under Opinions

Since Trump won the presidential elections in November, hundreds of thousands have hit the streets nationwide protesting him as a president, his rhetoric and the policies he is trying to enforce. Various mainstream media outlets have covered the protests. However, many political pundits have criticized...

Fight Nazis with peaceful condemnation, not punches

Fight Nazis with peaceful condemnation, not punches

Kunal Mehta, Staff Reporter
February 7, 2017
Filed under Opinions, Uncategorized

We’ve all seen the movies – Captain America and his shield bashing Nazis left and right. If one of the most iconic symbols of American Freedom does it, are we supposed to follow his example? After the inauguration of President Trump, white supremacist and Nazi Richard Spencer was punched in the...