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Oakland sports fans deserve better

Oakland sports fans deserve better

Trey Hinckley, Staff Writer
December 1, 2022

Oakland is a city that has some of the most dedicated sports fans. When you have teams who have won multiple championships in the Athletics, Raiders and Golden State Warriors, there is a lot to be excited...

We rely too much on technology

We rely too much on technology

Jaden Fortier, Staff Writer
December 1, 2022

It feels like nowadays, our attention spans are shorter now than they have ever been during this boom in technology. We have so much information at our fingertips now that whenever something doesn’t...

Procrastination is a superpower

Procrastination is a superpower

Michael Benedian, Editor-in-Chief
November 17, 2022

When it comes to videogames, most people can finish one from start to end with no issues. For me however, I can easily start a playthrough but rarely do I ever see the end credits. It’s not just games...

Twitter has changed for the better

Twitter has changed for the better

Kai Arellano, Staff Writer
November 17, 2022

On Oct. 27, Elon Musk bought the social media app Twitter. He purchased the app to make considerable changes to the app in order to make it a place to help with building the economic sphere of the public....

Mental health is not a lonely battle

Mental health is not a lonely battle

Paige Coleridge, Staff Writer
November 3, 2022

Good mental health and a strong sense of self is vital in order to succeed academically. According to the National Suicide Prevention Resource Center, mental health problems can affect a student's energy...

Free speech does need its limits

Free speech does need its limits

Jaden Fortier, Staff Writer
November 3, 2022

Everytime someone comes out with a statement that could be deemed controversial, there’s always a flock of people coming to that person’s defense for the sake of freedom of speech. In some situations...

Stop wanting smarter phones

Stop wanting smarter phones

Jean Melvyn Espinosa, Guest Column
October 20, 2022

Not a single soul can say that the invention of smartphones hasn’t changed the way society views time, activity, and media. The sheer capability of smartphones today eliminates the need for mindful scheduling,...

Safe spaces are not a safe idea

Safe spaces are not a safe idea

Noah Cannon, Guest Column
October 20, 2022

In Aug. 2018, protestors pulled down the Silent Sam statue that stood at the entrance of the University of North Carolina for more than a century. Why did they pull it down? Because it was of a confederate...

NFL Referees are ruining games

NFL Referees are ruining games

Atreyu Hinckley, Staff Writer
October 20, 2022

The NFL is starting to see a referee problem now more than ever. With the many additions of rules on tackling have been changed to prevent bad injuries, primarily for the Quarterback position, penalty...

Concussions are still a problem in football

Concussions are still a problem in football

Seth Gwynn, Guest Column
October 6, 2022

Football season is in mid swing across the country and so are football’s nastiest side effect: concussions. Even with the improvements to football helmets over the years, concussions continue to hinder...

The current state of cinema needs fixing

The current state of cinema needs fixing

Noah Cannon, Guest Column
October 6, 2022

We need to fix the current state of cinema.  Movies are special. It doesn’t get any clearer than that. But what makes them so special? Why do we go to the movies? Legendary film critic Roger Ebert...

First-gen students face challenges

First-gen students face challenges

Melissa Romo Martinez, Guest Column
October 6, 2022

While first-generation students take up 40% of entering students in college, they deal with a school system that was not designed for them while also having to deal with homework, exams, extracurricular...

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