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Intelligent robots are a dangerous threat

Bella Chiu, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2019

The unstoppable development of intelligent robots can threaten our lives and even our existence. Russian startup Promobot is now selling the world’s first autonomous android, Robo-C, which the company claims that it can highly integrate into modern society. Not only does Robo-C have a humanlike...

Alt-right newsgroup on Facebook is unacceptable, hateful

Michelle Memoly, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2019

What people write says a lot about who they are and recently, Facebook has given a new platform to a hateful group that will further broadcast their unacceptable words. I heavily support freedom of speech for all. At the very base of things, I am able to understand I will never be able to control...

Churches should not lose tax benefits

Churches should not lose tax benefits

Michelle Memoly, Staff Reporter

November 7, 2019

When it comes to churches losing their tax exemptions if they don’t support same-sex marriage, I am on the fence. Both the freedom of speech and freedom of religion would be at risk. I want to support this movement as I want the acceptance of the LGBTQ community to be nation-wide, but this is not the...

Trailblazers: The perfect De Anza mascot

Trailblazers: The perfect De Anza mascot

Andrew Jaramillo, Staff Reporter

November 7, 2019

Now is the time to make your opinion about De Anza’s mascot heard, and you don’t want to pass up the opportunity to be a part of our school’s history. The official De Anza College email sent out a brief survey to all students and faculty, asking for feedback on a list of preselected mascots...

Community Colleges offer a chance to get a head start, a degree, and some work-life balance

Community Colleges offer a chance to get a head start, a degree, and some work-life balance

Kathleen Quinn, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2019

Going to a community college for a two-year degree such as an associate's degree or for the first two years of an undergraduate degree is a no-brainer. It is simply the most efficient and effective way to get high-quality education in California and there are little-to-no downsides. The times of bein...

Watching debates is a civic duty

Bhuvaneshwari Natarajan, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2019

Eighteen Democrats and three Republicans, including President Donald Trump, will be running for the 2020 election in the race for the next presidential candidate. If you are thinking about how you can choose the right candidate, watch the Democratic debates. Debates are a good way for assessing candidates...

Donald Trump joining Twitch leaves many puzzled

Daniel Arriaga, Staff Reporter

October 26, 2019

President Donald Trump is trying to appease to a younger audience by joining Twitch. Twitch is a popular video game streaming platform where the majority of the audience is a young crowd. It is very puzzling that the president would have an account. It’s even quite comical, actually. The only logica...

Should people get $1000 every month?

Should people get $1000 every month?

Saman Mashayekhi, Staff Reporter

October 22, 2019

Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang’s proposed initiative to give a universal income of $1000 to every American over 18 is a flawed plan. This idea comes from a financial model called “Universal Basic Income,” which means all citizens of a city, state, or country will receive a set...

Is Streaming Destroying the Movie Theater Business?

Is Streaming Destroying the Movie Theater Business?

Andrew Jaramillo, Staff Reporter

October 22, 2019

While streaming has made accessing movie and television content a breeze, I can’t see movie theaters becoming obsolete because of it. Streaming is great for watching thousands of older titles, but theaters still remain the only way to watch the newest movies. Charles Rivkin, CEO of the Motion Picture As...

DA Voices: Do you prefer e-books or textbooks?

Arvin Joshua Gatus, Staff Reporter

October 18, 2019