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Is facial recognition technology a beneficial advancement or a dangerous one?

Is facial recognition technology a beneficial advancement or a dangerous one?

Ashley Gonzalez and Thomas Anthony

February 7, 2019

PRO: Advancements in facial recognition technology are beneficial in our fast-paced society By Ashley Gonzalez In a technologically-advanced society, facial recognition use is inevitable. Like many other technologies, it is beneficial to our society and will be a part of our everyday lives, expandi...

YouTube is becoming safer, one flagged video at a time

Maryam Golkar, Staff Reporter

February 7, 2019

YouTube needs to continue regulating their content in a fair way because the internet is already home to enough danger. YouTube has removed 58 million videos in just three months, according to a CNET article on . The motive behind filtering out these videos is to remove any that violates YouTube’s ...

Free tuition for community college?

Miles Voci and Jack Law, Staff Reporters

January 31, 2019

PRO: Incentive for students to achieve more, without paying more By Miles Voci Education should be a right, not a monetized business, and Gov. Gavin Newsom’s new $40 million budget plan to help fund an additional year of tuition-free community college for California provides the aid students despe...

Raising the minimum wage does more harm than good

Abhiram Rishi Prattipati, Staff Reporter

January 18, 2019

Increasing the minimum wage in California is beneficial to students who work, but is detrimental to employees and businesses of all demographics in the community as it can lead to competition, higher prices and other problems. With California’s diverse economic regions, increasing the wage to $15...

Screen time trackers help manage device usage

Tyson Tsoi, Staff Reporter

December 11, 2018

Tracking how much time you spend on your phone or tablet might be the right step in decreasing our dependence on technology, and apps like Screen Time, available for both Android and iOS, can help monitor our device use and resolve this growing issue while also disciplining us to prioritize other tasks. Th...

College system, students both responsible for graduates’ lack of real-world experience

Abhiram Rishi Prattipati, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2018

College students and graduates feel unprepared for the workforce and the future as both colleges and students focus on jobs and careers over an effective well-rounded education. This situation worsens as the admissions and tuition levels raise from a local community college to Ivy League, where students g...

Is satire appropriate in the current political atmosphere of the United States?

Hwan Lee, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2018

Satire is OK when it comes to the definite sharing of frustrating ideas of controversial topics, such as politics or social difficulties. Satire creates an equal balance of controversy and comedy, supporting the idealistic views of people across the world in order to lift the spirits of many and deg...