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Utilizing Minecraft as a universal loophole for information

Utilizing Minecraft as a universal loophole for information

Lauren Locquiao, Staff Reporter

March 30, 2020

Minecraft has been a household game for quite sometime now. It was introduced in 2009 and wasn’t really thought of anything special. It may seem like a mindless game just for fun, but users have the power and are just limited by their minds to create. One of these creations is the map The Uncensored...

Knowing your audience is key 

Knowing your audience is key 

Joaquin De La Torre, Staff Reporter

March 29, 2020

Some might argue that Linkedin's current attempt to pander to a younger generation of users by adding a stories feature to their platform is kind of pointless and ridiculous, however, I think it is actually a fairly good idea. Originally, the main purpose of Linkedin was so that professionals could...

Features of Influencing

Features of Influencing

Taylor Park, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2020

In our society social media is becoming increasingly more essential to everyone’s lives whether it be through Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, Facebook, LinkedIn and even Snapchat. With social media slowly becoming more essential to life, the influencer jobs are going to continue to grow and reach more...

Don’t surrender to fake news

Don’t surrender to fake news

Thomas Anthony, Staff Reporter

March 27, 2020

Fake news presents one of the most immediate and pervasive threats to the health of American democracy and discourse. To prevent the further degradation of our civil society, we must act with urgency and purpose to stop the viral spread of disinformation and outright lies. In December 2016, a man w...

Music App of the year – Youtube Music

Music App of the year – Youtube Music

Rodrigo Gutierrez, Staff Reporter

March 19, 2020

Youtube Music is the superior music platform out now. If you put in the decent amount of research you’ll find that Apple, Spotify, Tidal, Soundcloud, and iHeartRadio are pretty much the same app. They all cost the same, their displays are identical, they have similar deals and prices, they boast...

Take home or in-class final, that is the question

Take home or in-class final, that is the question

Ruby Veloz, Staff Reporter

March 16, 2020

If you’ve been at De Anza long enough, chances are you’ve sat in a class while a professor asked who’d like to have a take-home final instead of an in-person one, and I’ll be the first to admit I’m that person putting both of their hands in the air. De Anza students these days are under...

The charm of journalism

The charm of journalism

Taylor Park, Staff Reporter

March 16, 2020

Journalism has an integral part in today’s society especially through the development of social media in the past years. We rely on the news to educate us about what is happening in the world. Journalism brings us stories from our own community to all around the world whether it be about politics,...

Is it helpful that Instagram flagging photoshopped pictures?

Is it helpful that Instagram flagging photoshopped pictures?

Travis Wynn, Staff Reporter

February 4, 2020

First Amendment Applies To All. The First Amendment protects free speech. Free speech applies to all people. Free speech also applies to expression. People express themselves in many different ways, and Instagram gives people the platform to do so. Instagram recently removed likes from its app....

Give us free parking!

Give us free parking!

Lianna Martinez, Staff Reporter

February 4, 2020

The idea of free parking is almost too controversial to discuss. On one hand, I want to defend the students who deserve fully free education. On the other hand, I want to defend our school that has so little money already even though $3 a day is necessary. In the student perspective, it’s easy to...

A Victim’s Perspective on Sexual Assault

A Victim’s Perspective on Sexual Assault

Mayer Adelberg, Staff Reporter

October 6, 2018

When I was fifteen, I was sexually assaulted. I do not blame myself. I do not blame the youth group organization in which it took place. I blame the assaulter. He was someone in a position of power and someone I trusted as a friend. Inevitably, he turned out to be someone whose memory still sickens m...