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Celebrities are entitled to voice politics opinions

Shiri Marwaha, Staff Reporter

October 20, 2018


Filed under Opinions

Celebrities are just regular citizens and are entitled to voice their political opinions, albeit with responsibility. Political speeches by celebrities and involving themselves in social causes has escalated in the past few years, and now Taylor Swift jumping on this band wagon has brought up the...

Microtransactions take play and turn it into pay

Hwan Lee, Staff Reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under Opinions

I remember the days where I'd play to have fun and nothing but that and I prefer to keep it that way. But pesky microtransactions do nothing but ruin the fun and make "play" into "pay-to-play" and often times, "pay-to-win." Gaming microtransactions throughout multi platform businesses are known...

Quarter system puts students in an unnecessary rush

My Do, Staff Reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under Debate, Opinions

This article is one of a two-part debate. The opposing argument can be found here. From an administrative viewpoint, the quarter system may help keep costs down, but for students, the savings may not be worth it. When I first started at De Anza, the quarter system looked like a big plus. Having a...

Quarter system helps students transfer faster, prepare for UCs

Abhiram Rishi Prattipati, Staff Reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under Debate, Opinions

This article is one of a two-part debate. The opposing argument can be found here. De Anza is the only community college in California with the highest transfer rates and the quarter system is one of the reasons for it. In the De Anza transfer report for spring 2017, seven of the top ten transfer un...

Villain’s time to shine

Johanna Berntsson, Staff Reporter

October 17, 2018


Filed under Opinions

If the heroes get to spend their time in the limelight, I think villains deserve their shining moment on the silver screen. For decades, we've been watching the avengers take down intergalactic enemies while Superman and Batman stop doomsday events, but movies featuring prominent villains like Venom,...

Hard copy books improve focus, study time

Audrey Marques, Sports Editor

October 13, 2018


Filed under Debate, Opinions

This article is one of a two-part debate. The opposing argument can be found here. Hard copy books are the best option when studying and learning. E-books might be better for the environment or cheaper, but not worth it. As a student, having the actual copy in front of me makes me get more involved ...

E-books save money, space, environment

Jocelyn Hernandez, Staff Reporter

October 13, 2018


Filed under Debate, Opinions

This article is one of a two-part debate. The opposing argument can be found here. Hard copy textbooks have proven to be an inconvenience in space and money and if you want to avoid such issues, e-books are for you. In most cases, e-books will be the cheapest option for students especially when...

Is the iPhone XS worth it?

Tyson Tsoi, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2018


Filed under Opinions

From a financial standpoint, the new iPhone XS is not worth it, due to it not being significantly better than the iPhone 8 and iPhone X. Less than a year since Apple released the iPhone X, the tech giant recently rolled out an upgraded version of its latest product along with a unit that has a bigger...